Brandon T. Beal,

Brandon T. Beal, MD, FAAD, is a double Board-Certified Mohs Micrographic Surgeon and Cosmetic Dermatologist. He completed a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Beal specializes in procedural dermatology, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, treating some of the most challenging skin cancers, tumors, and cutaneous growths. Dr. Beal practices evidence-based medicine following the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines and American Joint Committee on Cancer staging criteria. 

Dr. Beal is an expert in facial rejuvenation and minimally invasive cosmetic surgery. He helps patients achieve natural, beautiful results. He works closely with each patient to help them achieve their goals. Before any treatment, Dr. Beal wants to understand your aesthetic concerns. He will explain different treatment options and collaboratively develop an individualized treatment plan to help you accomplish your unique goals. This collaborative approach ensures you receive the highest quality care in a warm and compassionate environment.

Dr. Beal helps botched patients, using his passion and creativity to correct major skin deformities such as depressions or indentations, scars, and skin pigmentation or discoloration issues. 

Dr. Beal completed his dermatology residency at the Cleveland Clinic Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Institute and his fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Dermatologic Oncology at Zitelli & Brodland, PC. 

Dr. Beal is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Mohs Surgery and an active member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Medical Association member. Dr. Beal’s research is published in national peer-reviewed journals. Please see his works in the National Library of Medicine.

Dr. Beal is a St. Louis native who attended St. Louis University and St. Louis University High School. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in finance. Dr. Beal enjoys spending time with family, reading, and traveling when not in the office.

Please visit Dr. Beal’s Before and After Gallery and review his fantastic reviews.

Jennifer Swofford, PA-C- Physician Assistant

Jennifer L. Swofford, PA-C, is a nationally certified physician assistant with 10 years of experience working in medical dermatology. She has been caring for patients in St. Charles County for the past decade and is excited to bring her knowledge and passion for dermatology to her hometown in Lincoln County. 

As a physician assistant in dermatology, Jennifer performs full skin examinations, diagnoses and treats skin malignancies and numerous other skin diseases, prescribes medications, and performs biopsies and other minor surgical procedures. She is licensed by the State of Missouri’s Board of Healing Arts to practice medicine and is board certified with the National Commission and Certification of Physician Assistants. Jennifer Swofford is a dedicated, kindhearted physician assistant who strives to provide superior patient care.

Jennifer Swofford was born and raised in Troy, Missouri, and graduated from Troy Buchanan High School. Her undergraduate education was received at Truman State University, where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science. Her medical education was obtained through Saint Louis University’s Physician Assistant Program, where she graduated with a Master’s in Medical Science. Jennifer currently lives in Lincoln County with her husband and two sons. In her free time, she enjoys going on adventures with her boys, serving at her local church, and reading a good book with a cup of hot tea.


Amanda Fair – Practice Manager

Amanda joined St. Louis Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery in the fall of 2022, bringing her over 10 years of managerial experience in the medical field. As the Practice Manager, Amanda is responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the clinic. She wants to ensure a positive experience for each St. Louis Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery patient.

Amanda loves to travel with her husband and two children in her spare time. She also enjoys days on the beach, live music, and cheering on the UGA Bulldogs. Go, Dawgs!

Sherri Nuss – Billing Manager

Sherri joined St Louis Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery in the Fall of 2022. She has over 25 years in the medical field, specializing in billing, management, insurance, and clerical work. She is a certified professional biller specializing in Mohs and Dermatology since 2012. Sherri is responsible for all billing aspects of the practice to ensure proper billing and procedures are adhered to for both the practice and the patients.

Sherri has three children, two adults and one son still at home. She has 3 grandchildren and spoils them every chance she can. She enjoys her time off spending time with her family and friends. She also does charity work with the Order of the Eastern Star.

Jessi Shields –
Office Lead and Histotech

Jessi joined St. Louis Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery in January 2023. She is a Licensed Practical Nurse with over 10 years in the medical field, 7 of which have been in dermatology. She has trained and worked as a MOHS histotech since 2020. You might find her filling in at the front desk or assisting Dr. Beal when not in the lab.

Jessi lives in Troy with her husband, Alex, and their daughter Nora. She enjoys cooking, crafting, home projects, and hanging with her chickens.

Christeen Tate – Medical Assistant/MOHS Assistant

Christeen joined St. Louis Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery in January 2023. She has been in the medical field for 13 years and has worked in MOHS surgery/ dermatology. She worked as an assistant for a busy facial plastic surgeon’s office early in her career. She knows different procedures and enjoys her days operating with Dr. Beal.

Christeen grew up in Winfield, MO. She has three kids who keep her busy and on her toes. When Christen has free time, she likes to relax, listen to music, and spend time with family and friends.

Lindsey Barnhart – Medical Assistant


Lindsey joined St Louis Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery in the Fall of 2022. Lindsey has been a Dermatological Medical Assistant for 5 years. On a typical day, Lindsey assists Dr. Beal with exams or surgeries, often making the office laugh.

Lindsey resides in Troy and enjoys playing softball and golf. Her favorite activity is spending time with her dog, Molly. She loves meeting new people and can not wait to welcome you to our practice.

Lacy Graham –
Medical Assistant

Lacy joined St Louis Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery in the Fall of 2023. Lacy has been a Dermatology Medical Assistant for 7 years. She has experience assisting providers with General Dermatology, Surgeries, and Mohs.

Lacy was raised in Troy and graduated from Troy Buchanan High School. She currently lives in Lincoln County with her husband and two kids. She enjoys side-by-side rides and spending time with her family and friends when not working.

Haley Reale –
Medical Assistant

Haley Joined St. Louis Dermatology and cosmetic surgery in February 2024.
Haley has over 5 years of dermatology experience. You can find Haley helping Dr. Beal and Jennifer on a typical day. She resides in Troy with her fiancé  and loves to be outdoors with her dog Melvin. She’s excited to meet everyone!

Hailey Stocks – Front Office Coordinator

Hailey joined St Louis Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery in July 2023 with 5 years of front desk experience. On a typical day in the office, you can find Hailey at the front desk, scheduling patients and answering phone calls.

Hailey was born in St. Louis and raised in the O’Fallon area. She recently moved to Troy with her Husband. She spends much time playing with her two dogs and hanging out with her friends and family. She is so excited to join the team and can’t wait to meet you when you visit us.

Susan Burroughs – Front Office Coordinator

Susan joined St. Louis Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery in April 2024.

She has 18 years of medical experience in different medical settings specializing in
insurance and has determined that Dermatology is her favorite.

Susan graduated front Troy Buchanan and Missouri College. She still resides in Troy with her Husband and two children. While out of the office Susan enjoys being active, watching her kids play sports, gardening, cooking, listening to music, and home projects. She is excited to welcome you to the office and help in any way she can!

Stephanie Constant –
Front Office Coordinator

Stephanie joined the team in April 2024 with six years of prior medical experience. She generally works at the front desk checking patients in and out and answering the phones. She also does insurance verifications to help ensure patients’ check in and billing process goes as smoothly as possible.

Stephanie grew up in Utah and moved to St Louis for a change of scenery in 2017. She now lives in the Troy area with her husband and their two dogs.

Sarah Vanover –

Sarah joined St. Louis Dermatology in April of 2024. As a certified billing specialist, Sarah has 6
years’ experience with medical billing and coding. Sarah works hard to ensure our patients understand
the billing practices of our office, along with their own insurance policies, so they have a positive
experience with us. Sarah looks forward to getting to know our patients.

Sarah grew up in St. Peters then later moved to Troy where she resides with her husband, 4 kids
and her pets. You will often find Sarah and her family hiking in the woods and many other outdoor
activities. Sarah enjoys spending time with her family and has 4 children that range from 22yrs to 5yrs,
they all keep her very busy.

Your St Louis Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery Team!