Meet the Staff at University Park Dermatology in
Sarasota and Gibsonton

Board certified dermatologist Dr. David Sax has hand-chosen a team of dedicated and experienced medical professionals to work with him here at University Park Dermatology. Together, they offer the ultimate combination of clinical skill, dedication and compassion. You’ll enjoy a high level of personalized care in both the Sarasota and Gibsonton offices, which serve Sarasota, Bradenton, and Manatee County

David S. Sax, MD - University Park Dermatology & Medical SpaDavid S. Sax, MD
Dr. Sax originally hails from Philadelphia. He completed his undergraduate studies at Penn State University where he was the recipient of the Braddock scholarship, a full science academic scholarship. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors for his two separate bachelor degrees. Dr. Sax completed his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA and then went on to complete a medical internship at Penn State Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He eventually located his dermatologic and cosmetic medical practice in SW Florida where he practices today. Read Dr. Sax BIO/CV Here…
Carlee LaPensee, MSN, ARNP-C - Staff at University Park Dermatology & Medical SpaCarlee LaPensee, MSN, ARNP-C
Dr. Sax is excited to introduce board certified Family Nurse Practitioner Carlee LaPensee to the practice.
Carlee LaPensee was born and raised in Sarasota, Florida. She completed both her undergraduate and graduate work at the University of South Florida in Tampa. She graduated Cum Laude with her Masters of Science degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2009. Since achieving her degree and licensure as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Carlee has exclusively worked in dermatology. Read more…
Michelle Horner, LE - Staff at University Park Dermatology & Medical SpaMichelle Horner, LE
Michelle Horner is an experienced Licensed Clinical Aesthetician with more than 13 years of combined clinical practice in plastic surgery and dermatology practices, extensive training in medical esthetics. She is certified and specializes in cutting edge advanced high performance corrective medical grade treatments such as chemical peels, Hydra Facials, dermaplaning, microneedling, skin tighting, therapeutic treatments, microdermbrasion, teen facials, and men’s skincare services. Read more…
Toni Droge - Staff at University Park Dermatology & Medical SpaToni Droge
Toni Droge joined University Park Dermatology and Medical Spa in May of 2015 with over 20 years of aesthetic and medical laser experience. Toni began her career in New York obtaining her license as a medical electrologist. Toni moved to Florida in 2002 just as aesthetic laser industry started to grow. Toni then focused her career exclusively as a medical laser technician. During her many years of practice she has had the opportunity to work with top of the line lasers in the medical industry. Read more…

University Park Dermatology Team

University Park Dermatology Team

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 941-360-2477. You can also schedule an appointment using our easy online form.