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Welcome to Franklin Dermatology Group

Franklin Dermatology Group Doctors

Franklin Dermatology Group’s Board Certified Dermatologists

Board Certified Medical, Surgical & Cosmetic Dermatologists
in Franklin, TN

Consistently voted as one of the top dermatologists in Franklin and Nashville by patients and peers, we have helped our patients attain and maintain vibrant and healthy skin, hair, and nails since 1982. We were the first medical group in Franklin and Williamson County to specialize in diseases of the skin and our goal has always been to provide thorough, compassionate, and personalized care to each person who comes into our office. Using the latest advances in dermatology, our board certified medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatologists specialize in everything from common skin conditions like acne and sun spots to surgical treatments for skin cancer.

Franklin Dermatology Honors and Awards

Best Franklin Dermatologist Award

Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors (2015-2018)


Best Dermatologist - Franklin Brentwood Williamson County Herald Sizzle Awards

Best Dermatologist – Williamson Herald Sizzle Awards

Named to Nashville’s Top Doctor List (2014-2018) by medical peer nomination, independent research & review, and thorough screening.

Best Dermatologist in Nashville Award

2nd Place: Best Dermatologist, Best Laser Center

Best Dermatologist in Franklin Brentwood Williamson County

Best Dermatologist – Pick of Williamson

Located In the Heart of Cool Springs, Franklin TN

We are located in the heart of Cool Springs in Franklin, TN and are located just minutes from Brentwood and Nashville. Click here for a map of our location on Cool Springs Blvd. in Franklin. Have questions or want to schedule an appointment? Call us anytime at (615) 771-1881 or read on to learn more about our dermatology servicesour medical team, or read some of our patient reviews and testimonials.

Trending Products & Procedures

  • Microneedling minimizes fine lines and wrinkles, and improves the appearance of acne and surgical scars, stretch marks, and pigmentation.
  • Miradry is a non-surgical procedure that permanently-reduces underarm sweating by as much as 82%!
  • Kybella is a first-of-its-kind nonsurgical injectable treatment for adults that destroys fat cells under the chin (aka “double chin”) to improve your profile.
  • Gift Cards and gift certificates for from our onsite skin care center make a great gifts — or a nice treat for yourself. You choose the amount, they choose from over 55 luxurious skin care products or procedures!

Cosmetic Injectables & Procedures and Laser Hair Removal

We offer a wide variety of laser services, including laser hair removal as well as cosmetic injectables and procedures like BOTOX, Restylane®, Perlane®, Juvéderm™MiraDry for hyperhidrosis, and Exilis skin tightening treatments.

Onsite Aesthetic Skin Care Center

The Latour Skin Care Center, located onsite within our offices, offers the latest in customized cosmetic skin care, facials, chemical peels, microneedling, and skin care products from EltaMD, Revision, Obagi, ColoreScience, NeoCutis, NeoStrata, and many more.

Our Board Certified Dermatologists

Three Board Certified Dermatologists in One Location

Charity F. McConnell, MD, FAAD

  • Board Certified in Dermatology
  • Practicing Since 2001
  • Joined Franklin Dermatology in 2001
  • Tennessee Native
  • Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University
  • Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine (Bowman Gray Campus)
  • Enjoys: Spending time with her family and friends, interior design, and travel
Detailed Bio

Karen C. Broussard, MD, FAAD

  • Board Certified in Dermatology
  • Joined Franklin Dermatology in 2015
  • Originally from Wisconsin
  • Undergraduate: Yale University
  • Medical School: Vanderbilt University
  • Internship: Emory University
  • Residency: Vanderbilt University
  • Enjoys: Running, cooking, baking, and spending time with her family and friends
Detailed Bio

Lesley L. Starnes, MD, FAAD

  • Board Certified in Dermatology
  • Practicing Since 2014
  • Joined Franklin Dermatology in 2017
  • Tennessee Native
  • Undergraduate: University of Tennessee at Knoxville
  • Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Residency: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Enjoys: Spending time with her family and friends, reading, traveling, and Volunteer football
Detailed Bio

Nikki Wood, APRN-BC, Medical & Cosmetic Nurse Practicioner

Nikki Wood joined Franklin Dermatology Group in 2015. A native of West Texas, Nikki grew up in a small farming community. After graduating Summa Cum Laude from Texas Tech University, she received her master’s degree in nursing from Vanderbilt University in 2000. While there, she was awarded “Most Outstanding Student” in her specialty program.

Nikki is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and has received specialty training in medical dermatology, laser surgery, and cosmetic injections of neurotoxins and fillers. She is interested in all aspects of dermatology and especially enjoys helping others develop a positive attitude about the appearance of their skin.

Nikki resides in Franklin. She loves spending time with daughter, traveling, and reading.

At Franklin Dermatology Group, we strive to continually improve our service and we welcome your comments and suggestions. Had a great experience? We hope that you will consider telling your friends & family about us or leaving a review! Had a less-than-great experience? We want to know about it and would love the opportunity to make it right. Please call or email us at any time. Thank you in advance for letting us know how we are doing. We appreciate your feedback!