2525 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 327-9797

2400 Patterson Street, Ste. 204
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 988-2071

397  Wallace Road C-402
Nashville, TN  37211
(615) 679-9374

670 Sango Road
Clarksville, TN 37043
(931) 552-8774

 

All our professionals at Nashville Skin & Cancer maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest knowledge in dermatology. All of our physicians are certified by the American Board of Dermatology and several have completed fellowships in subspecialty training.

Our Doctors

Our Staff


Adrian O. Rodriguez, M.D.

Dr. Adrian O. Rodriguez joined Nashville Skin & Cancer in July 2007. His primary focus is in medical, and surgical dermatology including skin cancer, wound healing in both pediatric and adult patients. He also provides cosmetic services including sclerotherapy, chemical peels, dermal fillers and botox.

Dr. Rodriguez received his Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the University of California, San Diego in 1994. He pursued advanced training at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign joining the Medical Scholars Program with appointments in the Department of Biochemistry and College of Medicine. While there, he was a recipient of a National Cancer Institute Predoctoral Fellowship. He was the recipient of the Adolph O. Rostenberg Award in Dermatology from the University of Illinois. After receiving his M.D. in 2003, Dr. Rodriguez pursued his clinical training including an internship at Baptist Hospital in Nashville through the University of Tennessee Internal Medicine program followed by residency in dermatology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Dr. Rodriguez has authored several articles in national peer-reviewed medical journals in Biochemistry and Dermatology and presented at various national meetings. He is board certified and a Fellow of the American Board of Dermatology and an active member of the AAD, ASDS, AMA and other professional organizations.

Dr. Rodriguez is the proud father of two daughters and one son and enjoys spending time with his family.

 

Brent E. Pennington, M.D.

Dr. Brent Pennington, a native of Clarksville, Tennessee, founded Nashville Skin & Cancer in 2005. He specializes in the prevention, detection, and treatment of skin cancer.

Dr. Pennington received his Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry and mathematics from Vanderbilt University where he was awarded the Founder's Medal as the valedictorian of the university's College of Arts and Science. He then attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine where he received his Doctor of Medicine and was elected by his peers into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Pennington completed his internship at Saint Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center in Manhattan. He returned to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for a three-year residency in dermatology. Following residency, Dr. Pennington completed a fellowship at Yale University in Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology where he furthered his skills in the treatment of skin cancer.

Dr. Pennington is a Fellow and board certified dermatologist by the American Board of Dermatology. He was elected into the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology in recognition of his extensive training in the diagnosis and management of skin cancer. He has authored several articles in national medical journals on dermatology and skin cancer. In addition, he has served as a presenter at the national meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.

 

Casey E. Shaba, M.D.

Dr. Shaba, a native of Lexington, Kentucky, joined Nashville Skin & Cancer in the summer of 2011.

Dr. Shaba earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kentucky where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine where she earned her Doctor of Medicine. Dr. Shaba completed her internship at Evanston Northwestern Healthcare in Illinois, and moved back to Nashville to complete her three-year dermatology residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She then went on to complete her Dermatopathology Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas before recently moving back to Tennessee.

Dr. Shaba has authored several articles in national peer-reviewed medical journals in dermatology. She is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Women’s Dermatologic Society, Phi Betta Kappa and several other medical societies.

Dr. Shaba has recently married and is now settling into her new life in Nashville.

 

Jason B. Robbins, M.D.

Dr. Jason B. Robbins founded Nashville Skin & Cancer in 2005. He specializes in the prevention, detection, and treatment of skin cancer as well as dermatopathology.

Dr. Robbins received his Bachelor of Science degree in molecular biology and engineering science from Vanderbilt University. He was elected into the Tau Beta Phi honor society and was named the Vanderbilt University Scholar Athlete of the year award for his academic performance and contributions as a member of the Vanderbilt Baseball Team. He then attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine where he received his Doctor of Medicine and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed a residency in Dermatology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Following residency, Dr. Robbins was selected as a Fellow in Dermatopathology at Stanford University where he received extensive training in the diagnosis of melanocytic lesions, inflammatory dermatoses, and cutaneous lymphomas.

Dr. Robbins is a board-certified dermatologist. He has authored several articles in national medical journals on dermatology and dermatopathology. In addition, he has presented at the national meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatopathology, and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.

 

Jennifer Dempsey Martin, M.D.

Dr. Jennifer Martin, a native of Fort Thomas, Kentucky joined the practice of Nashville Skin & Cancer in 2006.  Dr. Martin is a medical dermatologist treating both pediatric and adult patients.  Her focus includes acne, psoriasis, eczema, diseases of the skin and nails, atypical moles, and skin cancer.

Dr. Martin earned her Bachelor of Health Sciences from the University of Kentucky where she graduated summa cum laude.  She then attended the University of Louisville, School of Medicine, and received her Doctor of Medicine graduating cum laude.  Dr. Martin completed her internship, followed by one year of research in dermatology at Vanderbilt University.  She also completed a three-year dermatology residency at Vanderbilt.

Dr. Martin is a board certified dermatologist and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.  She has authored several articles in national peer-reviewed medical journals.  In addition, she has served as a presenter at the national meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Society of Pediatric Dermatology.

She and her husband Jason are the proud parents of three daughters.  Her interests outside the office include exercise, crafting, being an active member of her church, and spending time with her family.

Her family moved to Kentucky in 2009 and she worked at Dermatology Associates of Northern Kentucky until summer of 2011. Dr. Martin has moved back to Tennessee with her family and has joined our team at Nashville Skin & Cancer once again.

 

Lorien Y. Sites, M.D.

Dr. Lorien Sites, a native of McMinnville, Tennessee, joined Nashville Skin & Cancer in July 2009. She enjoys all aspects of adult and pediatric dermatology including medical, surgical, and cosmetic services.

Dr. Sites earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Rhodes College where she graduated summa cum laude. She attended the University of Tennessee School of Medicine where she earned her Doctor of Medicine, summa cum laude. Dr. Sites completed her internship at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, and then she moved to Nashville to complete her three-year dermatology residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Dr. Sites has authored several articles in national peer-reviewed medical journals in dermatology. She is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Medical Association, the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Women's Dermatological Society, and several other local medical societies.

Dr. Sites is a proud mother of a daughter and two sons and enjoys spending time with her family.

 

Sara M. Kantrow, M.D.

Dr. Sara Kantrow, a native of Baton Rouge, LA, joined Nashville Skin & Cancer in July 2009. She specializes in medical dermatology, prevention, detection, and treatment of skin cancer and dermatopathology.

Dr. Kantrow received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University. She majored in molecular biology and graduated summa cum laude. She received her Doctor of Medicine from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Kantrow completed her internship at Saint Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center in Manhattan. She returned to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and completed a three-year residency in dermatology. Dr. Kantrow was selected a Fellow in dermatopathology by the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, and received extensive training in melanocytic lesions, cutaneous malignancies, and inflammatory dermatoses. Prior to joining Nashville Skin and Cancer, Dr. Kantrow was a faculty member at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in the Division of Dermatology.

Dr. Kantrow is a board certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist. She has authored several articles in national peer-reviewed dermatology and dermatopathology journals and has presented at the national meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology as well as the American Society of Dermatopathology.

Kimberly A. Lehman, D.O.

Dr. Kimberly A. Lehman, a native of Pennsylvania and resident of Clarksville, TN, joined the Nashville Skin & Cancer team full time in October 2013. 
Dr. Lehman earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and entered active duty military service for five years. She then attended Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine on a Health Professions Scholarship, where she earned her Doctor of Osteopathy. Dr. Lehman was commissioned as a Captain in the Army, and completed her internship training at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, TX. She then completed her three year dermatology residency at San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC), San Antonio, TX, and was promoted to the rank of Major. After completing residency she served as a faculty member of the SAMMC dermatology residency program and was deployed to Baghdad, Iraq, serving as the Theater Dermatology Consultant. Dr. Lehman completed her military service as the Chief of Dermatology at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, KY, in September 2013. 

Dr. Lehman is a board certified dermatologist and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She has authored articles in national peer-reviewed medical journals and is a member of multiple local and national medical societies. Dr. Lehman is married and has two children. Outside of work she enjoys spending quality time with her family.

 

Krista Koleas, R.N.C., M.S.N.

Krista Koleas, RN, APN, a native of Franklin, Tennessee, has been with Nashville Skin & Cancer since August of 2005. Krista earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from Belmont University. She attended Vanderbilt University School of Nursing where she earned her Masters of Advanced Practice Nursing in Family Medicine. After 2.5 years of working as a registered nurse and under the supervision of Drs. Pennington and Robbins, Krista has increased her fund of knowledge in the specialty of Dermatology and now practices as Nashville Skin and Cancer's Nurse Practitioner seeing all aspects of general dermatology.

Krista is Board Certified with the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is an active member of the Dermatology Nurses Association, the Nurse Practitioner Society of Dermatology Nurses Association, the Middle Tennessee Advanced Practice Nurses Association, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She enjoys volunteering at Siloam Family Health Center, spending time with her close friends and family, working in her garden, swimming, biking and running. She continues to love being a part of Nashville Skin & Cancer.