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About Hancock Dermatology

Hancock Dermatology’s experienced staff is completely dedicated to your personal comfort and quality care. We aim to create long-term, trusting relationships with our patients by using state-of-the-art technology and techniques.

“We strive to provide exceptional dermatologic care and make each patient feel more comfortable in their own skin.”

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Meet the Staff

Dr. Lori Sanford MD, FAAD

Dr. Sanford Examining SlideDr. Sanford grew up in Hamilton Ohio and graduated from Talawanda High School. She attended Ball State University and graduated summa cum laude with a bachelors degree in Biochemistry, She attended Indiana University School of Medicine and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She completed her dermatology residency at Indiana University.

She is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Sanford serves on the retinoids task force for the AAD with an interest in the safety of isotretinoin use for acne. She also serves as volunteer faculty for the IU Department of Dermatology and volunteers her time teaching resident physicians at the Indianapolis Veterans Hospital. She also teaches medical students at Marian University.

Dr. Sanford practiced dermatology in Hancock County for over 2 years before starting her own practice in March of 2016. She is proud to be affiliated with Hancock Regional Hospital and enjoys participating in community events such as the skin cancer screening at the yearly Heartbeats festival and the women helping women dinner.

Dr. Sanford has been married to her husband Mark for 10 years and has 2 children, Warren and Nolan.

Gena Nurse PractitionerGena grew up in Belle Harbor, NY. She received her undergraduate degree at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Policy, Analysis, and Management. She worked for a few years in business, and although she enjoyed her work, she knew her passion was for medicine and patient care. Gena then attended Columbia University in New York, NY where she obtained both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Nursing. During her training, she recognized her love of dermatology.She is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner, certified by the ANCC, and a Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner, certified by the DCNB.

Before joining Hancock Dermatology, Gena began her career in a dermatology practice on the north side of Indianapolis, and then transitioned into a position with IU Health. Gena greatly enjoys being able to provide quality dermatologic care with Hancock Dermatology. She loves working with Dr. Sanford and staff.

She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honors Society of Nursing and the Dermatology Nurses’ Association.

Sally

Medical Assistant

Sally

Sally is a Certified Dermatology Technician with 13 years experience as a medical assistant. She loves to interact and assist with patients. Sally and her family live in New Castle, they enjoy outdoor activities and taking road trips.

Ashley

Medical Assistant

Ashley

Ashley serves as the Clinical Manager for Hancock Dermatology. She is a Certified Dermatology Technician, who has spent the last 8 years learning the ins and outs of Dermatology. She loves the diverse diagnoses of dermatology and loves to interact with patients. Ashley and her husband Ryan live in Pendleton with their two children, Mason and Isabella. They enjoy spending time at the Indianapolis Zoo, Children’s Museum, playing at the park, and gardening.

Olivia

Medical Assistant

Olivia

Olivia has been working in dermatology for over a year as a certified medical assistant. She loves working in dermatology, learning new diagnoses and helping people love their skin. Being from rural Fountaintown, she likes to spend time raising her ducks, hanging out with her other animals, and enjoying her family at their mini farm.

Aerica

Medical Assistant

Aerica

Aerica is new to dermatology as a medical assistant, but is very excited to learn. She was born and raised in Indiana. She likes outdoor activities, such as kayaking and fishing. She also likes to travel and spend time with family and friends.

Shawna

Medical Assistant

Shawna

Shawna is a recent college graduate with her associates degree in Medical Assisting. She graduated from Knightstown High School where she grew up and attended Ivy Tech for her degree. She lives in Greenfield with her boyfriend Garrett and 3 year old son Nolan. In her free time she enjoys taking her son to the park and playing with their puppy, Dak.

Chassie

Medical Assistant

Chassie

Chassie is new to dermatology as a medical assistant. Working with people and making them feel more comfortable in their own skin is what is most rewarding for her in this new position. She is married and has three wonderful step sons. In her free time, Chassie enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs.

Ericka

Receptionist

Ericka

Ericka is a new resident to the Greenfield Area. She serves as our front office assistant and has been working in dermatology for over a year and she loves every minute of it. She is working towards certification and is excited to be serving her new community. Ericka enjoys baking in her free time.

Sarah

Receptionist

Sarah

Sarah is new to dermatology and serves as one of our front office assistants. She is a recent college graduate with an Indiana University degree in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences with a minor in Medical Sociology. She truly enjoys working with other individuals and hopes she can help patients enjoy their time spent in our office. Sarah wishes to grow and expand her knowledge in the medical field with our office. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outside, and spending time with her dog, Cali.

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Credentialed at Hancock Regional Hospital
  • Credentialed at Richard L Roudebush Va Medical Center
  • Volunteer Faculty for IU school of Medicine
  • Clinical Faculty for Marian University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Professional Associations:

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Indiana Academy of Dermatology

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