AT LOVEN DERMATOLOGY + AESTHETICS, WE ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT TREATING THE SKIN TO HEAL THE PERSON INSIDE OF IT. WE ARE A FULL-SERVICE ADVANCED MEDICAL, SURGICAL, AND COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY PRACTICE WITH EXPERTISE IN THE DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT, AND COUNSELING OF DISEASES OF THE SKIN, HAIR, AND NAILS. THROUGH OUR EXPERT CARE TEAM, WE PROVIDE ELITE SKIN CARE CLOSE TO HOME.
KEITH LOVEN, MD, CPI, FAAD
Dr. Loven began private practice in 1988. In January 1995, the practice opened our Goodlettsville office, originally Rivergate Dermatology and Skin Care Center, now Loven Dermatology + Aesthetics. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University Medical School and is board-certified by The American Board of Dermatology.
Dr. Loven provides general, surgical and cosmetic dermatological services. He oversees our Psoriasis Center and our Clinical Research Division. He and his wife, Leslie, have two daughters, Leah and Bethany.
E. RAY CLAUD, PA-C
Ray joined our practice in September 2004, as a Physician Assistant. He received a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in December 1999 followed by his certification from The National Certification of Physician Assistants in November 2003.
Ray provides general dermatological services and minor procedures under the guidance of our physicians. He and his wife, Susan, reside in Clarksville.
ALEXIS KEEN, PA-C
Alexis began with Loven Dermatology + Aesthetics in November 2019. She provides a wide range of dermatological services and minor surgical procedures under the guidance of physicians. She practices at our Rivergate, Gallatin, and Hendersonville locations. She graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition. She then moved to Nashville to attend Trevecca Nazarene University and graduated in 2018 with her Master of Science degree in Medicine and is certified as a physician assistant through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Originally from Knoxville, Alexis lives in Nashville with her husband Chase and her dog, June.
BRANDON MCNICKLE, PA-C
Brandon began with Loven Dermatology + AestheticsLoven Dermatology + AestheticsLoven Dermatology + Aesthetics in August 2017. He attended Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee earning his Masters in Science Medicine degree in July 2015 followed by his Physician Assistant Certification, September 2015, through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Brandon provides a wide range of dermatological services as well as minor surgical procedures under the guidance of the physicians. Brandon lives in Hendersonville with his two children, Layla and Mason.
LEXIE MCFADDEN RN, BSN
Lexie joined Loven Dermatology + Aesthetics in October of 2019 as an aesthetic nurse specializing in injectables, lasers, and skincare. She enjoys helping patients feel confident in their own skin and enhancing their natural beauty.
Lexie graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. In addition to her work with Loven, she has also worked as a nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for the last five years. She loves spending time with her husband and two boys.
ANNA OPRISCH, RN, BSN,
Anna has been with Loven Dermatology + Aesthetics since November of 2020. She provides many services including injectables, laser resurfacing, microneedling, and fractional radio frequency treatments. Prior to joining Loven, she has spent five years in emergency, trauma and ICU nursing and she is a certified emergency nurse (CEN). She been in graduate school since 2017 pursuing her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP), which she will obtain in May 2022, at which point, she will be qualified to provide even more advanced treatments as a nurse practitioner.
Anna earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2015 from Shorter University in Rome, Georgia. Anna lives in East Nashville with her husband Dan and their two dogs, Tucker and Trout.
JENNIFER SHAFFER, MA
AESTHETICS MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Jennifer Shaffer is a Medical Assistant with 15 years of experience including Internal and Family Medicine. She joined Loven Aesthetics in June 2021 because she finds it rewarding to help patients feel their best by assisting them with looking their best.
Chelsea is a licensed aesthetician with over two years of experience specializing in dermaplaning, chemical peels and facials. She joined Loven Aesthetics in May of 2021 as she hopes to help her patients reach their skin goals and help them feel confident in their own skin.
Monica Wheeler joined Loven Aesthetics in June 2021 with over 20 years’ experience in Medical Management. Monica manages the Aesthetics Department. Monica is responsible for coordinating a well-trained team which will provide a Beautiful Experience for our clients.