About Shades Valley

Working with you to achieve your best skin.


Katherine H. Flanagan, MD
Katherine H. Flanagan, MDDermatologist
Dr. Katherine Flanagan is a board-certified dermatologist who has practiced medical, pediatric and cosmetic dermatology in Birmingham. Prior to starting her dermatology residency at Saint Louis University, Dr. Flanagan completed an internal medicine residency at UAB and a clinical trials fellowship in the Department of Dermatology at Saint Louis University. She served as Chief Resident at Saint Louis University. Dr. Flanagan feels that her internal medicine background combined with her dermatology training allows her to take an unique and comprehensive approach to her patients. Dr. Flanagan enjoys seeing pediatric dermatology patients as well.
Stephanie Bevans Ives, MD
Stephanie Bevans Ives, MDDermatologist
Dr. Stephanie Bevans Ives is a board-certified dermatologist with experience in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama in 2014 and magna cum laude from The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, where she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She completed her Dermatology residency at The University of Alabama School of Medicine in 2022 and served as Chief Resident during her final year. Dr. Ives feels that her training has prepared her to care for patients of all ages with a wide range of skin conditions; and she believes that optimal outcomes are achieved when patients’ goals are emphasized.
Cayla Crosby
Cayla CrosbyEsthetician
Cayla is a licensed Esthetician and a graduate of Body Logic School of Cosmetology & Esthetics. She is a Certified Master Hydrafacialist and also specializes in Dermaplaning, and Microneedling. Cayla chose this profession because she is passionate about skincare and wants to help her clients to feel and look their best. Her favorite skincare product is EltaMD Foaming Facial Cleanser and EltaMD UV Clear SPF 46.
Lorinda Brown
Lorinda BrownEsthetician
Lorinda is a licensed esthetician and certified laser safety operator who believes that skin health is vital and achievable for everyone. She chose to become an esthetician because it was the perfect combination of beauty and science. Lorinda enjoys problem-solving and sees each patient as an opportunity to learn more, as she helps them reach their skincare goals. She has completed the 3,000-hour education course and obtained an Associate’s Degree in Spa Management from Bevill State Community College. Lorinda has a background in medical aesthetics and specializes in ingredients and product knowledge. She is also certified in melanoma identification by The Skinny on Skin and IMPACT Melanoma. Lorinda has extensive training in HydraFacial, Chemical Peels, SkinPen Microneedling, Laser Hair Removal, and many other treatments! She has completed continuing education courses through Revision Skincare, SkinCeuticals, and Candela Medical to keep up with their evolving technology. Her favorite service to perform is BBL and her favorite skincare product is Revision Skincare C+ Correcting Complex.

Healthy Skin is Your Best Skin

We focus on healthy skin and individualized patient care at Shades Valley Dermatology. We are a small practice who wants to know our patients–knowing our patients helps us take care of them better. We strive to serve our patients to the best of our ability every day.

We provide a full range of medical and cosmetic dermatology services, but it is our commitment to medical dermatology that drives what we do.  We want to know you and understand your skin. We will then tailor our services to make sure you have your healthiest skin. We provide annual checkups for cancer screening and work with each patient to understand the importance of protection and skincare to the long term health of their skin.

  • Annual screenings for healthy skin

  • Customized skincare designed for your unique skin

  • Convenient locations and friendly staff to make it easy to have great skin

Shades Valley Values

Our Mission is the early detection, treatment and prevention of skin cancer with regular skin examinations.

Our Vision is to make patients aware of skin conditions as well as the treatment options available.

Our Promise is to evaluate each patient carefully and thoroughly because you deserve your best skin.