Led by Chris G. Adigun, MD, FAAD, the highly trained team of dermatology providers at Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill (DLC) provides our patients with careful, customized treatments for their medical and cosmetic dermatology needs. We use cutting-edge technology and treatment options to ensure the best outcomes for our patients.
Karlee Wagoner, ANP-BC
In August 2017, Karlee Wagoner, ANP-BC, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified, joined the Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill team. Karlee works collaboratively with Dr. Chris Adigun to provide high-quality, patient-centered dermatologic care.
As a board certified nurse practitioner with more than 20 years’ experience in both medical and cosmetic dermatology, Karlee began her career in nursing in 1996 after graduating from Watts School of Nursing. An advocate for continuing education, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2001, followed by a Master of Science in Nursing – Nurse Practitioner in 2005 from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Karlee is available to see patients for all general dermatology skin care needs including acne, rosacea, dermatitis, skin cancers, actinic keratosis, and more. Karlee also specializes in skin rejuvenating laser treatments and sclerotherapy, treatment for bothersome leg veins. Karlee provides a sensitive and caring approach to all her patients. She especially enjoys caring for patients who are suffering with acne. Acne is more than just a temporary inconvenience; it is a disease that has significant dermatologic and psychologic consequences. Karlee gains a high level of professional gratification in seeing the transformation in her acne patients.
Karlee lives in Hillsborough with her husband, Cleve, and their three daughters, Kara, Kirsten, and Natalee. She enjoys spending time with her many barn animals, as well as traveling.
Leighanne McGill, PA-C
Leighanne McGill is a board-certified physician assistant who has worked directly with Dr. Adigun since DLC opened in September 2016. She earned her Master’s of Physician Assistant Practice at Campbell University where she graduated with honors. Leighanne believes the highest quality of care and best patient outcomes occur when patient and provider make decisions together using evidence-based methods and treatments. She also recognizes the importance of staying up to date with the latest technology and research in order to deliver optimal care to her patients.
Leighanne has extensive training with Dr. Adigun, including operating Sciton laser devices and injecting neuromodulators such as Botox Cosmetic. Her passions include all areas of medical and cosmetic dermatology, including: acne management, disorders of dyspigmentation, and skincare education. She is an active volunteer with the Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation, and participated in the Guinness Book of World Records Skin Cancer Screening, to break the record for greatest number of skin cancer screenings performed in one day.
In keeping with her love of education, Leighanne has provided expert advice for media outlet Skincare Hero, and written columns for Southern Neighbor’s “Neighbor to Neighbor.” Her additional education and conferences include: Skin of Color Update (September 2019); Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (May 2019; November 2018, November 2015); and Mount Sinai Winter Symposium (December 2017).
Her professional affiliations include: the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA); the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA), where she is a fellow; and the Association for Healthcare Social Media (AHSM).
Prior to attending PA school, Leighanne worked as a medical assistant in a dermatology office in her hometown of Jacksonville, Florida. It was there that McGill discovered her love for learning about skin and realized that she wanted to pursue a career in dermatology as a medical provider. McGill first moved to the Chapel Hill area to attend the University of North Carolina, where she majored in Psychology and minored in Chemistry.
Leighanne is married to her husband Drew. They live in Briar Chapel with their rescue pup, Barnaby.
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