Monica Walker M.D.,P.A.,   Lee Lumpkin M.D.,P.A.,   Jeffrey R. Hunek M.D., P.A.

At Venice Florida Dermatology, we recognize that your choice of a dermatologist is driven both by the doctor's competency and personality. When searching for dermatological treatment, you need a dermatologist who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You will get this caring attitude from all the staff at Venice Florida Dermatology every day. Our staff works together as a team to be sure we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health issues. We maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dermatology. We look forward to getting to know you.

 

Monica L. Walker M.D.

Dr. Walker is a Board Certified Dermatologist and practices her specialty in Venice, FL. She has been practicing dermatology for approximately 15 years.

Dr. Walker grew up in the former Panama Canal Zone. One of 5 siblings, she left Panama in 1978 to attend the University of South Alabama. She was accepted to the Marshall University School of Medicine where she earned her medical degree. Upon graduation from medical school, she pursued a specialty in Internal Medicine at the University Hospital, Jacksonville, FL; and later specialized in dermatology and dermatologic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Walker has also trained with the US Navy in tropical medicine and dermatology and spent a 3 month rotation with the Department of Dermatology at the University of Chile, Santiago, Chile. She has co-authored several dermatology publications.

She is a member of the AMA, the American Academy of Dermatology, the Florida Medical Association, the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the Florida West Coast Society of Dermatology, and the Sarasota County Medical Society.

In addition to her professional life, she keeps quite busy meeting her responsibilities as mother. Her other interests include tennis, swimming, and protecting the environment.

 

Lee R. Lumpkin, III   M.D.

Dr. Lumpkin lived in many different areas during his first 18 years thanks to his father, who was a career air force officer. Dr. Lumpkin was PHI BETA KAPPA at the University of Texas; went to the Albany Medical College of Union University in Albany, New York; and completed his dermatology residency at the University of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. While at Baylor,  he published several journal articles including the first study documenting the transmission of Leprosy from Armadillos to humans. Other journal entries included articles about Lupus Erythematosus Metastasis, bladder cancer and Squamous Cell Skin Cancer amoung other things.  He is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Dermatology.

After finishing his residency, Dr. Lumpkin practiced for 2 years in San Antonio, TX. For the next 22 years he had a practice in upstate New York, where his wife hails from. His practice in New York was an extremely busy medical/surgical practice, welcoming patients of all ages. He has been married for 25 years and has 3 children, 2 of whom graduated from Venice High School.

Jeffrey R. Hunek  M.D.

Dr. Jeffrey R. Hunek is a northeast Ohio native. He attended John Carroll University, where he graduated early and with honors, earning a bachelors degree in biology. He went on to receive his medical degree from The Medical College of Ohio at Toledo, where he earned multiple awards for his academic achievements, graduating near the top of his class. There, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society in his junior year.

Dr. Hunek completed his internship in internal medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, and his residency training at the renowned Henry Ford Health System Department of Dermatology in Detroit, Michigan, also serving as chief resisdent. Upon completion of residency training, Dr. Hunek relocated with his wife and family to Florida's west coast where he has been practicing dermatology in Charlotte County for the past ten years. In his spare time, Dr. Hunek enjoys the outdoors, guitar, live music, sports, and spending time with his wife and four children.

Dr. Hunek provides comprehensive dermatology care for adolescents and adults. While specializing in skin cancer detection and treatment, Dr. Hunek also has an interest in medical dermatology, including psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea, skin infections, and autoimmune diseases. He utilizes dermoscopy when evaluating all patients to provide the most throrough evaluation.

Dr. Hunek is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is also a member of the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery and the Sarasota Dermatological Society.