Our goal is providing you with the best dermatologic care possible! It’s important to all of us that you are satisfied during your office visit and we would love to hear that we have met those expectations.
Dr. Smith is a board certified dermatologist and dermatological surgeon with extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of problems with skin, hair and nails—both medically and surgically. Dr. Smith has been practicing in Rome, GA for 26 years. Dr. Smith received his Doctor of Medicine degree from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1981. He then completed a one year internship at Lafayette Charity Hospital in Louisiana before entering LSU-Tulane’s three year residency program for dermatologic surgery where he served as chief resident. Dr. Smith also has advanced training in phototherapy, laser surgery, Botox and cosmetic injectable fillers. Dr. Smith regularly attends accredited continuing medical educational programs in an effort to provide the most up-to-date dermatologic care.
Dr. Smith enjoys medical photography and speaking to his peers as well as mentoring LSU medical students about dermatological issues. Dr. Smith enjoys traveling and photography outside of medicine.
Dr. Keith Harris is a well-established, highly regarded dermatologist with 20 years of experience in dermatology. He has been practicing in the Northwest Georgia area for 13 years. Dr. Harris received his masters of public health degree in 1989 and his medical degree in 1991 from Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. His internship in internal medicine was completed at the Washington Hospital Center in the District of Columbia in 1992. Dermatology residency training was completed in 1995 at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota and Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Harris continues his medical training and education at many accredited programs to stay up to date on dermatological care including laser and surgical procedures. Dr. Harris volunteers and staffs skin cancer screenings and health fairs throughout the state and also volunteers his time speaking and mentoring at career days from the elementary to high school levels. His time away from medicine is spent hiking, biking, and traveling.
Christin received her B.S. from the University of Florida in 2000. She completed her PA and master's degree from University of Florida in 2002. Christin practiced pediatrics for two years before joining Dr. Smith in May of 2004.
Dora received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Georgia State University in May of 2009. She completed her PA program and received her Masters of Physician Assistant degree in August 2013. Dora practiced in Dermatology for one year in Atlanta, GA before joining Northwest Georgia Dermatology in January 2015. She is a member of American Academy of Physician Assistants, Georgia Association of Physician Assistants, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants and American Academy of Dermatology.
Inga received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Paine College in Augusta, GA. She then completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University. Inga practiced as a Registered Nurse in Women’s and Children’s Health until obtaining her Masters of Nursing and Masters of Health Administration from the University of Phoenix. After obtaining dual master’s degrees, she realized that patient care was her true calling. As a result, she went on to complete her Family Nurse Practitioner certification from South University in 2016. Inga practiced in Dermatology for almost two years in Rome, GA before joining Northwest Georgia Dermatology in April 2018. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Sara is our skin care specialist. Sarah joined the team July of 2016. She is from Centre, Alabama. She received her esthetic License from Aveda Institute in Birmingham, Alabama. She is also a graduate of Sand Rock High School and studied Biology at Shorter University.
Come see Sarah for all of your skin care needs. She will customize a daily skin care regimen to fit all of your concerns and needs.
Skincare products we feature
We use our passion for science to create skincare products with a purpose.
For over 25 years, Revision Skincare has provided physicians with clinically proven, high-performing skincare products. Using only the purest, most efficacious ingredients, the Revision Skincare collection was formulated to provide targeted solutions for enhancing skin’s appearance and reducing signs of aging.
Revision Skincare products represent the furthest advancements in scientific skincare. Our formulations are rooted in rigorous research and testing, and manufactured by us using the highest ethical standards. Revision Skincare products are never tested on animals.
While Revision Skincare is first and foremost about serious skincare, we are inspired every day by the positive effects our products have on people's lives.
Our mission is to improve skin health. Dedicated to this purpose, we make one simple promise—to provide advanced skincare backed by science.
Born from decades of skin cancer research that led to pivotal breakthroughs in antioxidants, our high potency formulas are concentrated in pure actives and proven to penetrate optimally into skin.
Made in the USA, our clinical skincare is used by dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and medi-spas for daily homecare and to complement aesthetic procedures. We formulate to correct signs of aging, protect healthy skin, and prevent future damage.
To get safer products into the hands of everyone.
Decades of studies indicate that serious health issues (including but not limited to asthma, cancer, and infertility) are on the rise and are due in some part to our ongoing exposure to toxic chemicals—whether it’s in the shower, on our commute, while we eat lunch at a local restaurant, or when we clean our kitchens at home.
La Roche-Posay is committed to making dermatological skin care accessible to those who need it, by partnering with dermatologists from the development to the recommendation of our skin care products. We are committed to offering highly effective products that can be tolerated by even sensitive skin to improve the quality of life of anyone with skin concerns, from acne to aging, and to help spread the word on sun safety through high quality sunscreen and skin cancer awareness messaging.
• AETNA (not AETNA HMO/AETNA Select)
• Alliant SoloCare
• Anthem BlueCross/BlueShield
• Assurant Health
• Atlanta Plumbers & Steamfitters
• Blue Advantage
• Champ VA
• Cigna HealthSpring
• Coventry Healthcare
• First Health
• Golden Rule
• Great West
• Health Smart
• Humana HMO Premier
• Humana POS
• Humana PPO
• Medicare Railroad
• New Era Life Insurance
• Principle Life Insurance
• State Health (UHC & BCBS)
• TriCare South Region
• TriCare Standard
• TriCare for Life
• United Health Care (UHC)
(NOT UHC - Empire Plan)
✷Primary Care Physician Referral
✷Accepted as Secondary/Tertiary ONLY
✷Reduced Benefits Without Referral
✷Accepted as Secondary/Tertiary ONLY
United Health Care Compass/OneNet PPO
✷Primary Care Physician Referral
✷Veterans Administration Authorization
The above is a summary of insurance plans accepted by Northwest Georgia Dermatology and is subject to change. If you do not see your insurance company listed above, we recommend that you contact them to verify Northwest Georgia Dermatology is considered an in network provider under your individual plan. You may prefer to call them before contacting us to schedule an appointment.
Your insurance may not cover procedures and/or medications. Patients will be fully responsible for any non-covered services, services deemed medically unnecessary, denied services, health insurance deductibles and co-insurance payments.
Please verify a referral or pre-authorization from your primary care physician or insurance company is provided to Northwest Georgia Dermatology (if required by your insurance) before scheduling an appointment.
We do accept Worker’s Compensation cases as long as proper documentation for the claim process is provided on or before your scheduled appointment.
We do accept patients that are SELF-PAY. For these patients, services are offered at a discounted rate and cash or credit/debit card payment (no checks) is required at the time of service. Please contact our office for further details regarding our self-pay policy.
CO-PAYMENTS, CO-INSURANCE, AND DEDUCTIBLES ARE DUE AT TIME OF SERVICE
ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED INCLUDING CARE CREDIT
“Love the staff here. Dr. Smith is wonderful. Haven't had anyone not treat me well. Highly recommend this place.” - Vicki D.
“Kristin Smith is the one I have always seen here and she makes you feel so comfortable. The staff is great here too.” - Stephanie D.
“Dr. Smith took a cancer off of my 93 year old mother Wednesday. That was the first time I met him. Everything went well so far with his office. It was when she went back to the Golden Living nursing home that things didn't go well. They didn't take care of it properly at all. So we had major issues with their staff and care of it..” - Marysue P.
“Sarah the Esthetician is awesome! She is so knowledgeable and is very personable. I can tell such a big difference in my skin since she has worked on me! They also run a lot of specials so I can afford to do this. It is addicting once you see your results and with the specials they offer. Love the services and the people at this place, highly highly recommend it!” - Lisa P.