Our Practice

Expert laser skin care in Birmingham, Alabama Parish Vein Laser Dermatology is Alabama’s first and most experienced outpatient vein and cosmetic treatment center since 1995

Parish Vein Laser Dermatology, formerly Varicosis and Laser Center, was founded by Dr. Timothy Parish in 1995 as Alabama’s premier center for the treatment of varicose, spider, and facial veins.

Dr. Parish was one of the first Board Certified Phlebologists in the country. Dr. Parish is a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) and Registered Physician Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)  Dr. Parish pioneered Endovenous Laser Therapy, Ultrasound Mapping of Veins, Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy, Ambulatory Phlebectomy, and Transilluminated Sclerotherapy.

Dr. Parish takes great pride in personally consulting his patients and formulating a treatment plan that is best suited for their individual needs. Dr. Parish performs all venous ultrasounds and procedures himself (including Sclerotherapy for spider veins) for optimum continuity and safety in patient care from start to finish.

Parish Vein Laser Dermatology believes in a natural transformation using cosmetic medicine and lasers

Cosmetic and Laser Medicine is a rapidly growing field of medicine and Dr. Parish stays current on the latest treatments available. Dr. Parish was one of the first physicians in the country to use C02 Laser and Intense Pulse Light for aging skin. Dr. Parish was one of the first physicians to pioneer the use Botox Cosmetic, making him one of the most experienced Botox Cosmetic and Dermal Filler injectors in the state of Alabama. Dr. Parish was part of Allergan’s Jet Program for Juvederm and was one of the first physicians in Alabama to use Voluma. Dr. Parish along with several physicians in the United States conducted the FDA trial for Venus Viva Fractionated Radiofrequency.

Dr. Parish is board certified in Laser Surgery by the American Board of Laser Surgery and a Fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine Surgery.  Many of our existing patients and new patients visit the center for the latest skin treatments, including: Fractionated laser skin resurfacing, Venus Viva Fractionated Radiofrequency, Venus Viva Multipolar Magnetic Radio frequency, Intense Pulse Light (IPL) treatments, Laser Hair Reduction, Krypton laser for facial veins, GentleWaves Photomodulation (LED), Obagi Blue Peel, Glycolic Peels and Kybella non surgical fat reduction for the chin as well as the latest most advanced physician skin care products available.

We also offer our patients who battle with stubborn bumps and bulges true Tumescent Liposuction. Tumescent Liposuction is performed in the center under local anesthesia with little downtime. Dr. Parish has trained extensively in the Tumescent technique and has published on the subject of Tumescent Anesthesia and Liposuction. Dr. Parish is Board Certified in Anesthesia from Johns Hopkins Hospital and is highly trained in Tumescent Anesthesia.

In addition, we offer non-surgical Body Contouring with VelaShape treatments for troublesome cellulite and circumferential reduction. VelaShape is approved by the FDA for the treatment of cellulite. The treatments incorporate a vacuum massage along with infrared heating and radio frequency to heat and break up cellulite. In addition, the center uses Venus Viva Multi-polar Magnetic Radio frequency to remove fat under the chin, around the eyes and to tighten the face. Parish Vein Laser Dermatology is one of a few centers in the country that offers this remarkable non-invasive alternative to smooth out cellulite and non-surgically reduce inches.  Dr. Parish is a clinical researcher for Venus Viva and was one of a handful of doctors to participate in a study for FDA approval of Venus Viva Fractionated Radio-frequency.

Parish Vein Laser Dermatology Services

Parish Vein Laser Dermatology provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for most skin diseases. Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers affecting more than two million adults.  Dr. Parish believes that everyone should screen for skin cancer on a yearly basis especially as southerners are exposed to more ultraviolet radiation on a daily basis.   Parish Vein Laser Dermatology offers skin cancer screenings, Mole biopsies, Wart removal, Skin tag removal, Rosacea, Acne and Acne scar treatments.

Acne Clear Clinic- Acne and Acne Scar Treatment 

Acne Clear Clinic is a specialty clinic within Parish Vein Laser Dermatology focusing solely on treating patients with acne and acne scars. Dr. Parish will customize a treatment plan that is a multi-pronged approach for patients who suffer with active acne or residual marks from past acne occurrences.  From extractions and cortisone injections to cutting edge laser and fillers, Acne Clear Clinic wants to help you be acne free.