We believe in taking care of you, not just your skin.
With a full staff of experienced professionals who specialize in different areas of medical and cosmetic dermatology, we take an artistic and medically-informed approach to helping you look and feel great.
At Towne Centre for Dermatology, we’re not about artificial beauty at all. Instead, we’re focused on helping you reconnect with your own natural beauty. With the latest training in cosmetic skincare procedures and treatments and the newest tools and technology, our highly skilled and experienced team will help you get exactly where you want to be: loving the skin you’re in.
We believe in taking care of you, not just your skin.
Christina B. Brennan, MD
Dr. Christina Brennan is a Board Certified dermatologist that specializes in all aspects of skin disease including skin cancer, psoriasis, acne, eczema, and cosmetic dermatology. She did her undergraduate studies at the University of Florida where she majored in Microbiology and Cell Science. She completed medical school, graduating with AOA honors, at the Florida State University College of Medicine. After her internship in Orlando, Fl, she finished her dermatology residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Ga.
Dr. Brennan values establishing long term relationships with her patients. She enjoys seeing multiple generations in families and treats patients of all ages. She understands the importance of patient centered care, and takes pride in managing challenging cases.
Dr. Brennan is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Women’s Dermatologic Society. Originally from Gainesville, Fl, Dr. Brennan and her family chose Saint Augustine in 2013 as their new hometown. She enjoys watching her daughter and son play sports, taking them on adventurous family vacations, living close to the beach and being a part of such a remarkable community.
Ivette Sosa Seda, MD
Ivette M. Sosa Seda MD is a Board-Certified Dermatologist and fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Dr. Sosa Seda received her undergraduate degree from the University of Puerto Rico, bachelor’s in science with Honors. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.
Dr. Sosa Seda completed her Dermatology residency at the University of Puerto Rico. She also completed a specialty in Advanced Clinical Dermatology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester.
Following her training, Dr. Sosa Seda became an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Mayo Clinic where she trained and supervised residents and physician assistants. Dr. Sosa Seda has years of experience, in academic dermatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and Mayo Clinic Health System. As a result of her clinical and research interests, she has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals. She has over 10 years of experience in medical, surgical, and cosmetic procedures including injectables and laser treatments. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
She enjoys spending time with her husband, two young daughters and fur baby, Luna. They are involved with their daughter’s swim teams; enjoy going to the beach, riding bikes and dining out at the local restaurants on the weekends.
Dr. Sosa Seda strives to provide our patients a welcoming, compassionate, and professional environment in which they can benefit from excellent care. She aims to treat patients of all ages with individualized care, listening to their needs and empowering each patient to play an integral part in their own treatment plan.
Michelle Barnas, MSN
Michelle Barnas is a Nurse Practitioner Board Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Florida. She graduated with her Master’s in high honors and is a member of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International. Michelle enjoys seeing a mixture of medical and cosmetic dermatology patients and is passionate about helping people feel better about themselves, both medically and aesthetically.
She has over ten years of experience in aesthetic procedures and offers a variety of cosmetic services including skin care product regimen recommendations, Botox, fillers, Kybella, AquaGold, Intense Pulse Light (IPL), Triple Laser, Morpheus8, TempSure Envi and Tempsure Firm, Plasma IQ, Evoke and Evolve Transform treatments.
Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband, son and dog as well as playing sports, working out, hiking, taking trips to the beach, mountains and exploring new places.
Cheron aims to provide quality patient care based on results. Her goal is for you to be excited about your skin! She uses her expertise and knowledge to guide you throughout the rejuvenation process.
Britton truly enjoys helping patients meet their cosmetic goals. She works closely with Dr. Leake on treatment plans and skincare regimens. Her goal is for our patients to feel good about themselves in all stages of the rejuvenation process.
Frani Heilman, CME, CCE
Frani’s professional goal is to change people’s lives by helping them look and feel their best by removing unsightly and unwanted hair with Laser Hair Removal. She strives to make every client feel comfortable throughout the process and provides a welcoming atmosphere and personalized attention at each visit.