November Scoop at Skin Solutions Dermatology

Provider Spotlight: Darryl Smith, PA-C

Learn more about Darryl in our Q&A below!

What attracted you to work in the field of dermatology? 

I have a friend in Florida who is a Dermatologist. The switch flipped for me when I got to shadow him a few times. I liked having the ability to see patients in a clinic while also performing surgeries.


How long have you been practicing?
6 years.

Where Are You Originally From?



How Do You Like To Spend Your Spare Time? 

With my wife and three kids. We like outdoors stuff like hiking and biking. We like trying new restaurants. BREAKFAST FOODS!!

What is your number one recommendation for people wanting to maintain healthy skin?

Diet, diet diet! Whole foods and good sun protection.

What is your favorite thing about working at Skin Solutions Dermatology?

I value the leadership and vision Dr. Pena provides. I love the locations and people in both Columbia and Pulaski. 

In closing, describe yourself in three words! 

1. Ask

2. My

3. Wife 

Congratulations Betsy, for 7 years with Skin Solutions Dermatology! 

Betsy is our Licensed Cosmetic Laser specialist of 7 years! "I enjoy facing the challenges of a patient's skin care needs when there are underlying issues that are contributing to their skin condition. Seeing how happy patients are when they achieve their skin care goals is the most meaningful part of my job. When I am not working, I enjoy traveling, cooking, hiking, oenology and my fur babies. My favorite part of fall is all the fall flavors and foliage! 

Congratulations Samantha, for 7 years with Skin Solutions Dermatology! 

Samantha Barnhill is our Director of Patient Happiness and has been with us for 7 years as well.  She loves this time of year to see God’s beauty when the leaves are changing.  Samantha and her husband Danny love to spend time with their granddaughters,  go hiking and visit the Great Smoky Mountains regularly!  “I love being part of the SSD team because it is like one large family and we can depend on one another. I have learned to adapt to changes in order to grow and give the best care possible to patients.” 

Stock up for the holidays!

30% off In-office sale!


Welcome Dr. Belaidi!

Come meet our newest addition to the Skin Solutions Dermatology team - Dr. Belaidi!  

Need an appointment quickly?  Come see her in Hendersonville on Tuesdays!

Appointments are also available with Dr. Belaidi at our Nashville location.

Does your skin need a little TLC before the holidays?  IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) is a laser treatment that works wonders for the skin.  It brightens and clarifies the skin, tightens pores, and offers an overall rejuvenating look!

- Buy 1 IPL Treatment, Get 1 IPL Treatment At 30% Off! 


Kybella is the first and only FDA approved “double chin” treatment, it is an injectable used to improve moderate to severe chin fat, and for the month of November it’s available for you to try at 15% off!

- 15% Off Kybella

*Offer Valid for November 2019

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About The Author

Dr. Pena is a Board-Certified Medical Dermatologist, Mohs skin cancer surgeon, and cosmetic dermatologist. Her mission is to educate the diverse patient populations she serves, and their communities, on the importance of skin care in decreasing the risk of skin cancer and minimizing the early signs of aging. She founded Skin Solutions Dermatology with numerous clinics in Nashville, Tennessee and surrounding Middle Tennessee.

Dr. Julia Pena, MD

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