About us

Almost 50 years ago, Dr. Jerry Cooper began his life long dedication to providing his patients with the absolute best care that he and modern medicine could provide. His passion for patient care lead him to create Atlanta Dermatology & Laser Surgery (Atl Derm).

Offering patients a comprehensive menu of state-of-the-art dermatologic procedures and the ability to perform MOHS surgeries on site, Atl Derm quickly rose to the forefront of skin care.

Listening to his patients and their desire to have safe, Doctor supervised cosmetic procedures At Atl Skin, our cosmetic experts provide free consultations and most of our procedures require little to no down time. Whether you are looking for dermatology care, body sculpting, laser hair removal, wrinkle removal or skin tightening, we have the treatment for you.

Atlanta Dermatology Experts

Whether you have a serious skin condition that requires medical attention or you simply want to rejuvenate your skin, you should consider seeing a dermatologist. At Atlanta Dermatology & Laser Surgery, we are dedicated to ensuring that your skin is as healthy and beautiful as possible.

Our practice has board-certified dermatologists who are backed by 45 years of experience! Our Atlanta dermatology specialists can thoroughly evaluate your skin and provide you with the most effective treatments. We treat patients of all ages, as well as patients with all types of skin and skin conditions. Call us today at (404) 921-5509 to learn more.

Highly Trained, Board-Certified Dermatologists

At Atlanta Dermatology & Laser Surgery, our dermatology specialists have undergone extensive training and certification, so you can rest assured that they are qualified to provide you with the skin care services you need. No matter what type of skin issues you are dealing with, our experts are fully capable of handling your needs using the most innovative procedures and products.

Dr. Jerry L. Cooper is a board-certified dermatologist who has extensive training in medical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, laser surgery, Mohs micrographic surgery, and mole and skin cancer treatment.

Dr. Tunisia F. Cornelius is a board-certified dermatologist. She has extensive training in general dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, ethnic skin conditions, and hair disorders.

To schedule an appointment, please call us today at (404) 921-5509!

We offer the following types of medical dermatology treatments:
  • Acne and rosacea

  • Hair loss and hirsutism

  • Hyperhidrosis

  • Mohs surgery

  • Pediatric dermatology and birthmarks

  • Pigment problems

  • Psoriasis and eczema

  • Skin cancer

  • Skin infections

  • Warts and molloscum

Our cosmetic dermatology treatments include:
  • Bellafill

  • Belotero

  • Botox

  • Exilis

  • Juvederm

  • Laser hair removal

  • Laser resurfacing

  • Latisse

  • IPL photo facial

  • Microneedling

  • Photo dynamic therapy

  • Restalyne Silk

  • SculpSure

  • Tattoo removal

  • Vanquish fat removal

  • Voluma

Our skin care treatments include:
  • Chemical peels

  • Dermaplaning

  • HydraFacial

  • Microdermabrasion


Our Physicians

Jerry L. Cooper, MD

Dr. Cooper is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Ohio State University, where he graduated cum laude. His postdoctoral training included an intensive dermatology residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. Dr. Cooper also served the United States Army as Chief of the Department of Dermatology at Fort Campbell between 1966 and 1968.

Dr. Cooper is a Board-Certified Dermatologist with special interest and extensive training in medical dermatology, Mohs Micrographic surgery, moles and skin cancer, cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery. As a long-standing member of the American Board of Dermatology, he serves as an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology at Emory University and is affiliated with Dekalb Medical Center and Northside Hospital. Dr. Cooper is the former President of the Georgia Society of Dermatologic Surgeons and proudly serves as an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Mohs Surgery, and the Georgia Society of Dermatologic Surgeons. Dr. Cooper has been named one of America’s Top Physicians in 2003 to 2005 and voted Atlanta’s Best Dermatologist in 2013 and 2014, amongst other awards for his expertise.

Testimonials for Dr. Cooper

“Dr. Cooper is the rare doctor who not only has the expertise to help his patients, but cares about them as well. He is always willing to spend the time to answer questions, offer compassion, and share his knowledge. His diagnostic skills are unsurpassed and due to his treatment through the years, I have better skin and in turn, a better life. Thank you!” - T.W. (Mar. 7, 2012)

Tunisia F. Cornelius, MD

Dr. Cornelius is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia, where she was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She received her undergraduate degree with honors in psychology from the University of Georgia. Dr. Cornelius’ postdoctoral training includes a general medicine residency at the University of Tennessee, where she served as the program’s Chief Resident, followed by the dermatology residency program at the University of Chicago where she led her peers as Chief Resident in Dermatology.

Dr. Cornelius is a Board-Certified Dermatologist with a special interest and training in general dermatology, ethnic skin conditions, hair disorders and cosmetic dermatology. She is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and Atlanta Association for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. In 2012, Dr. Cornelius returned to her hometown and began practicing in the metro-Atlanta area. She joined Atlanta Dermatology & Laser Surgery in May 2014.

Dr. Cornelius is currently accepting new patients for all medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology appointments.

Testimonials for Dr. Cornelius

"Many doctors rush patients and give them a general diagnosis. Dr.Cornelius took my medical history into consideration and went beyond what any other doctors have done before in the past. " - Tia O. (Mar. 11, 2015)

"Dr. Cornelius is phenomenal. She takes time to listen and educates her patients. Her supreme knowledge and kind demeanor make having your skin surveyed for adult acne easy." - Shanna M. (Dec. 18, 2014)

Our Providers


Laura is a Certified Physician Assistant with a special interest in dermatological hair, skin and nail disorders. Prior to joining Atlanta Dermatology & Laser Surgery, Laura worked in Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine. Laura has a graduate degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Wake Forest University and a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants.

Testimonials for Laura Browning, PA-C

"Laura was awesome, I was completely nervous and she made me feel very comfortable. Thank you." - Carrie J. (Nov. 5, 2014)


Amanda is a certified Physician Assistant who has worked in the field of dermatology since 2010. She joined Atlanta Dermatology and Laser surgery in 2013 and specializes in pigmentation disorders and hair and skin disorders. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the Georgia Dermatology Physician as well as the Society of Physician Assistant .

Amanda received her bachelor's degree from South Carolina State University and her master's in Physician Assistants studies from Eastern Virginia Medical school.

Amanda enjoys reading and spending time with her son and husband in her free time.

Testimonials for Amanda Sanders, PA-C

"It was a bonus to meet Amanda who knew my previous dermatologist and we shared special moments about him. She was very informative with my problem and gave me professional advice. She made me feel like she care and concerned about me!" -Georgette P. (Oct. 1, 2014)


Michele has been with Atlanta Dermatology and Laser Surgery since 1990 initially as a Certified Medical Assistant. While working under Dr. Cooper as a CMA, she began training to become a Certified Laser Technician. Michele has performed cosmetic and laser procedures for 21 years, and is an active member of The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. As an expert in laser and cosmetic procedures, Michele specializes in laser resurfacing, facial rejuvenation, tattoo removal, laser hair removal, skin tightening, fat reduction, and more!

Testimonials for Michele Salazar, Laser Specialist

"Michelle is wonderful and really takes the time to listen to her patients and their concerns and offers suggestions for the best treatment options. She discusses and explains what realistic results you can expect from your treatment. I have seen great results from my treatment and would refer any of my family or friends to go here." - Laura H. (Feb. 12, 2015)


CJ graduated with honors from Paul Mitchell the School Esani in 2011 and became a Licensed Esthetician. In 2012 she became a Certified Medical Aesthetician in 2012. She is passionate in making individuals feel and look their best. Since 2012, CJ gained a wealth of experience working in a nationally recognized plastic surgery center performing customized facials, microdermabrasions, chemical peels, microneedling, dermaplaning, HydraFacials, skin tightening procedures and skin care for all ages. She joined our practice in 2015 and is happy to add Exilis and Vanquish to her list of specialties. CJ joined Atlanta Dermatology & Laser Surgery in 2015 and we are thrilled to have her add growth to our aesthetics department.


Monday8:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday8:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday8:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday8:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday8:00AM - 5:00PM

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Atlanta Dermatology And Laser Surgery

1462 Montreal Road W,

Suite 411,

Atlanta, GA 30084

Phone. 404-296-8000

Email. jjones@atlderm.com