Our Team

R. Paul Unkefer, M.D.

R. Paul Unkefer, M.DDr. Unkefer grew up in Florida and received his B.S. degree with High Honors from the University of Florida. He went on to obtain his medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1997. From 1997 to 2001 he completed an internship in Internal Medicine and his Dermatology Residency at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida, where he was Chief Dermatology

Dr. Unkefer received his board certification from the American Board of Dermatology in 2001 and has been in clinical practice since that time. Dr. Unkefer has extensive training and expertise in the treatment of skin cancer, including Mohs micrographic surgery. He is also very adept at cosmetic dermatology, having completed extensive training in laser surgery, Botox, chemical peels and injectable fillers.

Dr. Unkefer has spoken to community groups, served as a lecturer for pharmaceutical companies and was also a clinical teacher of dermatology for family practice residents at the University of Tennessee. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Mohs Surgery, in addition, he is a member of the East Tennessee Dermatological Society.

Dr. Unkefer resides in Maryville, Tennessee with his wife and two children. He enjoys sports and participating in numerous health and fitness activities.