Our Staff

Providers

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Trina Lannom, FNP

Trina Lannom joined the Knoxville Dermatology Group and MediSpa team in 2019. She is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, as well as a certified CoolSculpting specialist and Allergan-trained cosmetic injectable professional. Trina received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Nova Southeastern University in 2007. She then continued her studies, graduating in 2013 as a Family Nurse Practitioner with a Master of Science degree in nursing from Graceland University. Trina grew up surrounded by medical professionals and volunteered at her local hospital. It was during that time when she established a passion for serving people to feel and look their very best. Trina is committed to bringing the latest and most advanced medical solutions to her patients with cosmetics, aesthetics, anti-aging, body contouring, and overall wellness.

Brittany Conrad, RN, LE

Brittany acquired her aesthetics license from Tennessee School of Beauty in 2014. It was during her time in school that she took a laser peri-medical course, where she learned cosmetic injectable techniques, including Botox Cosmetic and dermal fillers. Brittany also gained a great deal of knowledge in laser treatments and aesthetics procedures, such as dermaplaning and chemical peels. With her passion for cosmetics and aesthetics, Brittany is committed to expanding her knowledge and skills to provide patients with quality services while exceeding their expectations. In 2018, Brittany received her Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Lincoln Memorial University, and is a licensed, registered nurse. In addition to her knowledge in medical cosmetics, Brittany is a skilled makeup artist. In her spare time, she does freelance makeup sessions for weddings. Brittany’s family and friends are a big part of her life, and she enjoys spending time with them every chance she gets.

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APRIL MERRILL, LICENSED AESTHETICIAN

April was born in Charleston and traveled around to multiple states before landing in Tennessee in 2008. April earned her aesthetic license from the state of Florida in 2006, and furthered her knowledge in medical aesthetics, while working in a fast paced dermatology clinic in Knoxville. She continued her advanced aesthetic skills while attending multiple extensive trainings in pharmaceutical and medical-grade products and procedures. April holds many additional certifications in cosmetic laser treatments and other procedures, including Photo Facials, Vascular Laser Therapy, Laser Hair Reduction, Dermaplaning, Fractional Skin Resurfacing, Chemical Peels, Medical Facials, Photodynamic Therapy, and Microneedling. She stays abreast with the ever-changing world of lasers and cosmeceuticals, always searching to provide state-of-the-art procedures and quality products to achieve the best results. If she’s not traveling, April likes to spend her time outdoors with her boyfriend, friends, family, and especially her furbabies, Milton and Delores.

Administrative Team

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Rita Wheeler, RMA, Cosmetic Specialist

Rita Wheeler is a registered medical assistant who started her career in 1989 working in internal medicine, while living in California. Rita made the switch to dermatology after her move to Tennessee in 2001 to be with family. She is very involved with her children and their various activities. Rita has three biological children and four adopted children.Rita has been with Knoxville Dermatology Group since 2002 and joined MediSpa in 2011. She enjoys being part of a team that is concerned with the health of your skin. Along with her training in all aspects of dermatology, Rita has had extensive training on skincare products and has a wealth of knowledge in cosmetic, laser and aesthetic services. She currently oversees the operations at our Tennessee cosmetic center locations, ensuring that our medical spas provide quality and professional care to each and every patient.

Tara Miller, RMA

Tara Miller is a registered medical assistant who started with Knoxville Dermatology Group in 2004. She has training in several aspects of dermatology, including Mohs surgery and Phototherapy. Tara has been a part of the MediSpa team since 2006 and has extensive knowledge in cosmetic procedures, laser treatments, and skincare products. Tara stays busy outside of work attending soccer games and spending time with her family. She is married, has two daughters, and is a native Knoxvillian.

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Kathryn Sanderson

Kathryn joined Knoxville Dermatology Group and the MediSpa team as a patient coordinator in 2019, and has discovered her passion for cosmetics and helping people feel as beautiful on the outside as they are on the inside. Kathryn grew up near the beach in South Carolina and has lived in Tennessee for the past 14 years with her family. She is currently studying to finish her Bachelor’s degree in Business with a concentration in Marketing. Kathryn has a background in early childhood education and is currently taking American Sign Language courses. She hopes to become a certified interpreter in the future, which will be a valuable trait in any public or customer care profession. In her spare time, Kathryn enjoys traveling to new places, playing the piano, and reading a good suspense novel. You can be assured to be greeted by Kathryn’s smile and her ever-expanding knowledge on skincare when visiting MediSpa.