Complete Skin Care For All Ages

James R. Wharton, MD

Dr. Wharton earned his undergraduate degree from Duke University in 1990. He graduated at the top of his class from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 1994. His residency in dermatology was completed at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. After finishing his training, he entered into private practice in Northwest Arkansas where he practiced for 9 years prior to moving to Louisville. While in private practice Dr. Wharton finished specialized training in dermatopathology and was on the faculty at the University of Arkansas in the Department of Dermatology. He is board certified in both Dermatology and Dermatopathology and is currently on the faculty at both the University of Louisville School of Medicine and the University of Kentucky School of Medicine. Dr. Wharton is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the International Society of Dermatopathology, the American Society of MOHS Surgery, the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, the American Society of Dermatopathology, and the Greater Louisville Medical Society.  

Shannon England, APRN

Shannon England is a Family Nurse Practitioner that has been practicing as a Registered Nurse for over 12 years.  Shannon has been a dedicated member of the healthcare community committed to the highest standards of quality care. She has specialized in pre and post-operative care, cardiac nursing, wound care and women’s health.  

Shannon obtained her Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the Frontier Nursing University in an effort to provide a higher level of quality healthcare to all individuals.  Shannon is a Certified Nurse Practitioner and active member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  She is also an active member of Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners & Nurse Midwives and has recently been nominated into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in Nursing.

Shannon is excited to be part of the professional healthcare team at Louisville Dermatology.  She remains committed to providing optimal care to individuals of all ages seeking treatment for a variety of skin care needs

Janelle Willoughby, Medical Aesthetician 

Janelle Willoughby started in the beauty and wellness industry over 18 years ago out of sheer passion and excitement for skin care. Originally from Austin, Texas, she specialized in a natural approach to skin health as the Regional Director for Woodhouse Spas. Her studies took her New York City where she went on to become a licensed medical aesthetician, studying at Christine Valmy, the United States' first and original school of aesthetics. While in New York, she worked with the latest lasers, chemical peels, and IPL systems in medical aesthetics, and brought her expertise as a makeup artist to the runways of the 2009 Fall Fashion Week.

Now in Louisville, Janelle hopes to bring her clients the latest and best practices in medical grade skin care. Janelle understands that every client struggles with unique and individual skin concerns. That is why she offers complimentary consultations where she will create a customized plan to achieve their skin care needs. 

Janelle is certified in Photofacials, laser hair removal, IPL treatments, laser tattoo removal, laser scar revision, laser leg veins, Pelleve, Exilis, and Miradry. She holds an advanced certification in Ultherapy, an ultrasound skin lifting device. Janelle also specializes in chemical peels, medical grade microdermabrasion treatments, and advanced acne therapies. Janelle is also a proud clinical trainer for Cynosure, the leading developer, and manufacturer of a broad array of light-based aesthetic and medical treatment systems. 


Stephanie Paul APRN

Stephanie Paul is a Family Nurse Practitioner that has been practicing as a nurse for 8 years in the Louisville Area. Stephanie joined our practice in June of 2016. As a Registered Nurse, Stephanie specialized in neurology, cardiac, and transplant intensive care as well as post-operative care. Stephanie obtained her Master's Degree in Nursing Education and her Post-Master's Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner from Spalding University. Stephanie is an active member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in Nursing. Stephanie has been a great addition to our Louisville Dermatology practice; not only focusing on medical dermatology, but she also has a passion for skin care and aesthetics. Stephanie is currently accepting new patients and looks forward to serving you!