Julia T. Hunter M.D.

Julia-Hunter-MDDermatologist and Founder of Wholistic Dermatology, Skin Fitness Plus, Beverly Hills, CA

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Dr. Hunter’s education includes Preparatory Education at the Le Rosey School in Rolle, Switzerland, and Scott Preparatory School, Opelika, AL, college at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Lynchburg, VA where she earned a B.A.- Biology and French. She continued her education abroad at the Hollins College in Paris, France, with courses taken within the University System of Paris.

Dr. Hunter’s Medical Education began at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL, where she received her M.D, continuing education and specialized training at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA; Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Babies Hospital, New York, NY; Cornell University Medical School, New York Hospital, New York, NY.

Professionally her experience began at the University of AL School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital, in Birmingham, AL where she worked with W. Crist, M.D., Acting Chairman, Department of Hematology Oncology.  Dr. Hunter participated in all clinical and teaching activities, including research, grant and article writings, maintaining Pediatric Hematology/Oncology patients in national research investigations and compiling data for presentation at national meetings.

Her Internship in Pediatrics was at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center, New York, NY. Residency in Anesthesiology where she remained at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center, in New York with specialization in Pediatric Anesthesiology, Medical and Cardiac Intensive Care and Acute and Chronic Pain Management.

In her first postgraduate year she founded the Anesthesiology Department at the new AMI East Cooper Community Hospital in Charleston, SC. This led her into private practice for six years in Anesthesiology and acute and chronic pain management where her responsibilities included: research and choose all equipment and medications, recruit and hire CRNAs, Anesthesiologists and Technicians, work with the physician, nursing and hospital administration staff to write policies and procedures, contracts, governance, scheduling. Dr. Hunter was instrumental in negotiating employment contracts and participated in recruiting and in-servicing providers and personnel, hospital-wide. She originated the medical corporation and founded the anesthesia-billing corporation, hiring skilled medical billing staff. Dr. Hunter acquired experience in assessing and choosing billing software, equipment, and office space for a multi-million dollar billing operation and medical practice as well as spearheading its ongoing success.

Professional experience continued in private practice, Anesthesiology in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Hunter primarily provided services to Plastic Surgeons in private outpatient surgery centers, Midway and St. Joseph’s Hospitals.  She was subsequently enticed to provide pre and post-op skin care, synergistic nutritional, bio-identical hormone and laser care to patients requested by the plastic surgeons and other specialty surgeons due to longstanding interest, pursuit of, acquired knowledge and expertise in those areas which was well-known.

She was drafted by a persistent friend into two years of service at Applied DNA Sciences, a publicly traded biotech firm in Los Angeles, CA as spokesperson to the press-worldwide, investors, Wall Street, customers and top government agencies to enunciate the science and application of its anti-counterfeiting technology. She presented worldwide to and with Fortune 500 clients, executive teams and trade show audiences for and with the sales staff and served as the coordinator and liaison between all scientific personnel.

Her Dermatology quest and scope of knowledge continued with her mentoring by many categories of skin care practitioners and by working closely with plastic surgeons throughout the country during her Anesthesiology practice.  At the Doctor’s Cosmetic Laser Center in Annapolis, MD, working with 5 plastic surgeons, 2 Dermatologists and the largest laser and skin care practice in the Mid-Atlantic States, she completed a two-year Fellowship. Dr. Hunter performed every category and brand of laser; device and skin care procedure, all injectables and diagnosis and treatment. She also participated in all business and marketing aspects of the Center.

Retraining and experience in the dermatology workplace substantiated her approach to treatment and protocol encompassing “all the pieces of the body’s puzzle”.  She continued to expand her knowledge of the alternative and integrative therapies and created her physiologically correct roadmap to skin beauty and wellness.  The foundation of Dr. Hunter’s unique methodology of treating patients and disease is focused on the sciences of Anatomy and Physiology to achieve cure rather than just chasing symptoms. Technical breakthroughs, friends, patients and colleagues compelled Dr. Hunter to establish Skin Fitness Plus, in August 2005, in Los Angeles, CA. By creating this therapeutic, medical laser and skin health care practice, she aligned with multi-specialty physicians in targeted demographic locations and medical specialties, providing services to their and her patient populations. Dr. Hunter has served to enhance outreach of the Cosmedix Company giving presentations throughout the country, explaining their ingredients, results and market advantages to physicians, estheticians, press and the lay public.

Currently, Dr. Hunter has formulated a product line of her own – Skin Therapy by Julia T. Hunter, M.D., which features maximal, pharmaceutical strength, non-toxic, non-inflammatory ingredients providing optimal therapeutic results. The products are available to her patients at present and will soon be sold through her website www.juliathuntermd.com.

Dr. Julia Tatum Hunter’s certifications include multiple laser, Thermage and Skin Care technology. She is certified as a Diplomat with Endorsement, National Board of Medical Examiners, Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology, and received the Physician Recognition Award.