We believe in taking care of you, not just your skin.
At DermaBlue, we are dedicated to providing quality, personalized dermatologic care in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Our approach recognizes that diet, stress, and other lifestyle factors can play an important role in the development of skin disease. Addressing these issues is an integral part of the treatment plan.
In addition to our medical expertise; our experienced skin care providers offer the latest cosmetic procedures to help revitalize and rejuvenate your skin. We provide the best cosmetic filler treatments, customized skin care, and the most comprehensive laser center therapies in the region.
Dr. David LaMond
Medical Director, North Carolina Offices
Dr. LaMond is a nutrition, hormone and prevention expert. Drawing from his foundation and board certification in Family Medicine, he has created the core medical principles behind the blue sky concept of total patient care. He is an active member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery and American Academy of Family Physicians. He has been a featured speaker for numerous medical conferences and has been a consultant and has made several appearances on health television broadcasts. His written work has been featured in medical journals and other print media, with a focus on insulin resistance, nutrition, non-invasive cosmetic procedures, and wellness. Dr. LaMond is a luminary, speaker and consultant for Eleme Medical, Osyris and Candela Corporations and is an expert in non-invasive and minimally invasive body contouring and cosmetic laser surgery.
Drawing from his training experience in residency, winning consecutive post-baccalaureate teaching awards for the best resident teacher for medical students at Albany Medical College, he developed a love for teaching others. This teaching experience translated into a hands-on, approachable and easy to understand weight control program for patients. After years of development and thousands of successful weight control patients, he discovered a link between weight control and hormone optimization. This led to the development of a comprehensive hormone optimization program, which works in harmony with weight control and aging skin. His objective is total patient care and feeling great, inside and out.
Dr. LaMond is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice. After graduating from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA in 2001, Dr. LaMond completed an Internship and Family Medicine Residency at Albany Medical College in Albany, NY. Dr. LaMond completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan and Duke University, graduating in 1997, with honors. Dr. LaMond is currently a clinical professor at Wake Forest University and a Fellow of the American Board of Family Physicians.
Joyce Warwick is a Certified Physician Assistant with 12 years of experience in family medicine, orthopedics, dermatology, and wound care. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee and her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Missouri State University. In 2013, Joyce and her family moved from Florida to Asheville, North Carolina. After moving to Asheville she spent two years providing wound care for residents of long-term care facilities. Joyce is very passionate about her work in medicine and enjoys providing care to patients through a variety of specialties. Joyce also performs cosmetic injectables and is advanced in injector training by Allergan.
In her spare time Joyce enjoys spending time with her family, mountain biking, trail running, and woodworking. She and her husband live in West Asheville with their 4 year old daughter and 2 Australian Shepherds.
Brooke McKinney is a born and raised Asheville native. She attended Blue Ridge Community College and continued her education at the Aveda Institute in Chapel Hill. A licensed aesthetician for 10 years, Brooke brings her experience from Blue Sky MD as a lead skin care clinician where she worked alongside Dr. LaMond. Her skills include cosmetic skin evaluation and management, Certified Laser Technician and comprehensive medical skin care. She has always found medical skincare to be rewarding and strives to build life long relationships with her patients. In her free time she spends most of her time with her two year old son and dogs.
Wendi L. Harper, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Wendi started her undergraduate career at Drexel University in
Philadelphia where she studied architectural design. She ended up
choosing the field of medicine after graduating and went on to get a
degree in respiratory therapy and in nursing. She worked for years in
pediatric critical care. She eventually went on to get her Master’s
(MSN) specializing as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
She landed in medical aesthetics. Her background in art made the
transition to facial aesthetics very intuitive. The opportunity to work
with a very large number of patients in a small amount of time fine-
tuned her skill at natural-looking filler placement. Her excellent
results drew the attention of a national aesthetics company who
positioned her to become a physician trainer. In that role, Wendi has
trained over 200 providers nationally, primarily in dermatology and
plastic surgery offices.
Aesthetics offers me a creative outlet and enhances people’s
lives. When they look better, they feel
Jessica Owenby was born and raised in Hendersonville, NC.
She attended AB tech and UNCG in the dental field but quickly realized her passion was in the Medical Aesthetics industry. In 2008 she joined Dr. Lamond and staff which has lead to numerous office rolls and responsibilities over the years.
Most recently, Jessica has taken the position as head of our Coolsculpting department. She takes pride in her patient’s results and walks with them every step of the way in their body contouring journey.
She graduated in December 2017 from Coolsculpting University and we are proud to announce we are the leading Coolsculpting provider in WNC. When she is not at work she is spending quality time with her family.