Clayton Dermatology GroupDermatology and Cutaneous Surgery
The physicians at Clayton Dermatology have years of experience and employ the most advanced techniques for your treatment. We strive to provide you with the best skin care available in a relaxed and friendly environment. The health and appearance of your skin has been our priority since 1987. The staff at Clayton Dermatology Group is experienced in the treatment of all types of skin disease, the latest in surgical techniques, and offers a gentle, artistic approach to cosmetic enhancements.
Meet The Doctors
Catherine Ann Clayton, MD, FAAD
The founder of Clayton Dermatology Group, Dr. Clayton has cared for patients in Plant City since 1987. A local favorite, she has treated generations of central Florida families and is respected by all for her expertise. Dr. Clayton completed her residency in dermatology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan from 1979-1982 following medical internship at The University of Hawaii in Honolulu, Hawaii. She received her medical degree in 1977 from the University of Michigan, and her Bachelor’s degree in Physiology from Michigan State University.
Dr. Clayton is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Clayton enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, tennis and golf.
Erica Smithberger, MD, FAAD
Dr. Smithberger earned her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of South Florida in 2005, where she subsequently completed residency training in Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery, serving as chief clinical resident. She is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology & is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Smithberger received her Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude from the USF Honors Program, with a major in Psychology and a minor in Spanish.
Dr. Smithberger joined Clayton Dermatology Group in 2009. She accepts patients of all ages with a wide range of skin disease, and has a special interest in surgical management of skin cancers and non-invasive cosmetic procedures. She has developed a reputation for a gentle and very natural-appearing approach to facial rejuvenation.
A native of Tampa, Dr Smithberger is married to her high-school sweetheart and they have four children. She enjoys the theater, art projects, traveling, and spending time with her family & friends. Dr. Smithberger also volunteers her time treating patients at the San Jose Mission in Dover.
L. Kevin Heard, MD
Dr. Heard was born and raised in Georgia, where he attended the University of Georgia Honors Program prior to earning his Doctorate of Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia. During medical school he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical society, graduating at the top of his class. He completed his residency training in Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery at the University of South Florida, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Heard practices medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology and accepts patients of all ages.
Dr. Heard is married and they are welcoming their first child early 2021. He enjoys traveling, golfing, playing tennis, and spending time with family, including his two dogs.
Take I-275 North to I-4 East
Take exit 19; FL-566 S/Thonotosassa Rd
Follow Thonotosassa Rd to 2010 Thonotosassa Rd.
2010 Thonotosassa Rd, Plant City, FL 33563