Meet Our Team

Village Dermatology Medical Team
Dr. Jenny Sobera Dermatologist

JENNY OAKES SOBERA, MD, FAAD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jenny Sobera is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the Alabama Dermatology Society and the Women’s Dermatologic Society. A Mountain Brook native, Dr. Sobera received her Bachelor of Science degree at Auburn University and completed her medical training and residency at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, graduating magna cum laude from both institutions.

Dr. Sobera diagnoses and treats a variety of skin conditions in adult and pediatric patients, providing thorough care for them through a calm and approachable demeanor. She is a board-certified dermatologist focusing on skin health. As an expert in living skin cells, Dr. Sobera addresses and treats conditions – whether medically necessary or cosmetic in nature – with surgical, laser and minimally invasive procedures that improve the health and appearance of skin. These procedures include the treatment of unwanted veins, benign growths, skin cancers, aging skin, excess hair, and unwanted fat. Through this process, Dr. Sobera uses a wide range of techniques, both corrective and preventative, in order to maximize the health, function, and appearance of your skin.

KATHERINE FENING, MD, FAAD

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Katherine Fening specializes in medical dermatology with a focus in dermatopathology to study cutaneous diseases at the microscopic level. She is a summa cum laude 2006 graduate of Saint Louis University and a magna cum laude 2010 graduate of the Ohio State University School of Medicine. Dr. Fening completed her residency and dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and was named Chief Resident in Dermatology. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatopathology. Dr. Fening lives in Birmingham with her husband, Brandon, and their two children.

Rachel Pflederer, MD, FAAD, FACMS

RACHEL PFLEDERER, MD, FAAD, FACMS

Board Certified Dermatologist and Fellowship Trained Mohs Surgeon

Dr. Rachel Pflederer is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon. Dr. Pflederer earned her medical degree from the University of Indiana School of Medicine and completed her residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, where she was named Chief Resident. In addition to advanced training in medical and cosmetic dermatology, Dr. Pflederer is highly trained in the Mohs micrographic surgery technique and has performed over 2,000 Mohs surgeries since her fellowship training. Dr. Pflederer is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Originally from Indiana, Dr. Pflederer currently lives in Liberty Park with her husband, Matt, and their two children, Jackson and Pearson. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, skiing, camping, and going to concerts. With Dr. Pflederer’s knowledge and training, we are excited to expand our dermatology practice to include a surgical suite and extend our top-notch care to skin cancer removal surgeries.

Amanda Lanier, PA-C

AMANDA LANIER, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Amanda Lanier is a Certified Physician Assistant who partners with our dermatologists to deliver quality and compassionate care. Amanda graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Spanish. She earned her PA degree at Nova Southeastern University in Jacksonville, Florida. Amanda is a member of the Mountain Brook Junior Board, the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.

Kelly Fordham, PA-C

KELLY FORDHAM, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Kelly Fordham is an experienced and highly-trained Dermatology Physician Assistant. She assesses, diagnoses and treats acute and chronic skin conditions. After earning her nursing degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Kelly graduated with honors from the same institution in 2013 with a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Kelly is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.

Wendy Cantrell, CRNP

Wendy Cantrell, DNP, CRNP

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

Wendy is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner and brings with her almost 20 years of experience in the field of dermatology. Wendy received her undergraduate and master’s degree in nursing from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. In 2011, she earned her doctorate of nursing practice from the same institution, where she later became an Associate Professor in the Department of Dermatology. In addition, Wendy served as the Manager of Clinical Research at the UAB Department of Dermatology since 2000, and has conducted over 100 research studies in the field of dermatology.

Wendy is a founding board member for the Alabama Society of Dermatology Professionals and a faculty member of the Dermatology Education Foundation. She is also a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the Dermatology Nurses Association. Wendy currently lives in her hometown of Gardendale, Alabama with her husband, Eric and their three children.

KIM COKER HALVORSON

KIM COKER HALVORSON

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

Kim Coker Halvorson is a Licensed Medical Aesthetician and 18-year veteran of the skincare and beauty industries. She has spent the past 11 years skillfully treating and educating Village Dermatology patients on the importance of good skin care. Kim has extensive experience in dermal technology, anti-aging, and acne treatment. Her specialties include BBL, IPL, PiXel8, Cutera laser, microneedling, laser hair removal, and chemical peels.

Kim completed her aesthetic education at Ayers State in 2002. She enjoys the outdoors, reading and spending time with her husband and children.

GWEN TIMMONS

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

Gwen Timmons is a Medical Aesthetician and Facial Specialist with licensure in both Alabama and Florida, having received her esthetics license in 2017 at Elise Esthetics Institute in Maitland, Florida. Certified as an acne specialist in 2019, Gwen found her true calling. Gwen’s commitment to her patients is reflected in the care she provides. With a holistic approach, Gwen works with patients to determine possible sources of their acne and develop customized treatment plans to achieve clearer skin. With a specialized focus on scar revision, Gwen’s continued success is measured by the smiles of her patients.

Whether you’re ready to begin taking better care of your skin or you’re interested in a more natural approach to anti-aging, Gwen is trained to utilize a wide range of applications to deliver high-end, customized services for her patients. Some of Gwen’s specialties include microneedling, PiXel8, chemical exfoliation, and more. With over 20 years of customer service experience, patient satisfaction is Gwen’s top priority.

Emily Worthy

Emily Worthy

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

Emily is a Certified Aesthetician with over 10 years of experience in the aesthetic industry. She specializes in facials, Hydrafacials, chemical peels, dermaplaning and more. Her calm nature and attention to detail deliver the most relaxing treatments. Emily is from Oxford, Alabama and enjoys spending time with her dog, Jovi, and loves hiking and kayaking.

JANE VICKERS

Master Body Sculpting Specialist

Jane conducts consultations and performs all body sculpting procedures for potential candidates. Jane has extensive experience with CoolSculpting® and tailors individualized treatment plans to our patients’ goals to bring optimal results. Jane completed her Master CoolSculpting® certification at CoolSculpting® University in Restin, VA and she is only one of a few CoolSculpting Masters in the state of Alabama. Jane enjoys health and fitness, the outdoors and spending time with family.