Meet Our Dermatologists

James Trimble, M.D.

Board Certified Dermatologist and Mohs Surgeon

James S. Trimble, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs and reconstructive surgeon. He is also a third generation dermatologist. His grandfather, Dr. Jim Trimble practiced dermatology and skin cancer surgery in Jacksonville from 1950 to the mid 1990s. His father, Dr. James W. Trimble was Jacksonville’s first Mohs surgeon and he practiced for over 30 years before retiring in 2012.

Dr. Trimble attended medical school in Syracuse, New York at Upstate Medical University. After medical school, he completed a residency in dermatology at the University of South Florida. He then went on to complete the ACGME and ACMS-accredited fellowship in Mohs micrographic and reconstructive surgery at Florida State University. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, and a fellow of both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Mohs Surgery.

He is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive and compassionate care to his dermatology and skin cancer patients. He is also honored to help carry on the practice that is the legacy of Dr. Fred Eaglstein, a place where patients and staff are considered family.

When he is not providing care to patients, Dr. Trimble enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. His hobbies include fishing and playing guitar.

Laura Hice, APRN

Laura Hice, ARNP, joined the Dermatology & Laser Center in 1997 as support staff for the office and later graduated with her associate in science degree in nursing from Florida Community College of Jacksonville in 2001. During this time, from 2001 to 2010, Laura worked exclusively with Dr. Eaglstein as his Registered Nurse and assisted him with all his medical, cosmetic and surgical dermatology. Laura has dedicated her education and training to become very knowledgeable with laser technology, aesthetic surgery and medical/surgical dermatology. She also worked as a nurse consultant for Candela Laser Corporation, training other nurses and physicians about cosmetic laser treatments. She completed her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Jacksonville University in 2008 and went on to graduate from Jacksonville University’s Masters in Nursing program with a specialization as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. Laura is nationally certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nurses and Lambda Rho Chapter-at-Large. Laura holds active memberships with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Florida Nurse Practitioner Network and is a long time member of the Dermatology Nurses Association. Additionally, Laura is the coordinator for the Jacksonville Society of Dermatology Associates (2012) and is an adjunct faculty member for Jacksonville University RN-BSN program, guiding and mentoring nursing students in nursing research. Laura has spent her career in dermatology and has a passion for providing patients with the best comprehensive cosmetic, medical and surgical dermatology care.

Bethany Browning, Aesthetician

Bethany Browning has been a licensed Aesthetician for more than a decade. She has had extensive post graduate educational training for Skin Analysis and European Skin Care Techniques, and graduated with honors from the International Dermal Institute. Bethany has been with Dermatology & Laser Center since 2006 and specializes in chemical peels, hydrafacials, customized skin care programs, acne surgery, Photo Dynamic Therapy, microdermabrasion and Antioxidant Firming Treatments. She cares for a wide variety of patients with pre and post operative medical skin care treatments and has extensive knowledge for treating melasma, acne scarring, fine lines, wrinkles and sun damaged skin. Bethany has a strong commitment for and is passionate about helping patients of all ages to achieve and maintain healthy, beautiful skin.

Alison Riegner, Physician Assistant

Alison Riegner is a NCCPA board-certified Physician Assistant specializing in medical dermatology at Dermatology and Laser Center. A Florida native, Alison grew up in Ormond Beach. She attended Florida State University for college, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree. She then went on to obtain her Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Nova Southeastern University in Jacksonville. Prior to Physician Assistant school, Alison completed a student internship program in Tallahassee at a large academic practice that hosts the FSU Dermatology Residency and Mohs Fellowship programs. The scope of education in that department gave her a solid foundation in medical dermatology and insight into the needs of skin cancer patients. She strives to improve her patients’ quality of life with a compassionate approach to developing manageable and successful treatment plans. Alison is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), and the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants (FAPA). In her free time, Alison enjoys traveling, boating, and spending time in nature with family and friends.