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Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Our Medical Supervisory Team

Our Board-Certified Dermatologists work closely with our Nurse Navigator and NeoGraft® Technicians to provide you with excellent care from your consultation through the transplant procedure and follow-up sessions.

To schedule a free hair loss analysis consultation or learn more about our Hair Transplant and Restoration Center, please contact Monica Rennspies, RN, BSN at 844-994-HAIR (4247) or (850) 867-0881.

Monica Rennspies, RN, BSN

Monica has been in nursing since 1992. She has received intensive training in Follicular Unit Extraction and the full scope of hair transplant procedures under the direction of plastic surgeons Jeffrey Epstein, MD, and Gorana Kuka, MD, with the Foundation for Hair Restoration in Miami, Florida.

Her experience also includes serving patients as a traveling nurse, working in a vascular surgery setting and in the pharmaceutical industry.

Monica Rennspies earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in Mobile. She is a Registered Nurse and a member of the Sigma Theta Honor Society.

Jon R. Ward, MD

Board-Certified Dermatologist & Board-Certified Mohs Surgeon

Dr. Ward founded the practice in 2006 and has served as president of Dermatology Specialists of Florida since that time. He has performed more than 20,000 skin cancer surgeries using all recommended techniques including Mohs surgery, superficial radiation therapy, erbium laser ablation, cryosurgery, photodynamic therapy, electrosurgery, and curettage. Having every tool at his disposal to treat skin cancer allows him to determine the best procedure for each patient.

Dr. Ward is among the first in the nation to be double certified in both dermatology and Mohs micrographic surgery. He has also been recognized for excellence in non-invasive cosmetic procedures, including laser skin resurfacing, CoolSculpting®, and injectables (Botox®, Sculptra®, and other fillers). Dr. Ward was also named a Top Beauty Doc by New Beauty magazine in 2008 and 2009.

Dr. Ward earned his medical degree at the University of Florida College of Medicine before completing his dermatology residency at the University of Massachusetts, where he earned the position of Chief Resident. He has been published in the Journal of Dermatology and presented lectures across the country. In addition, Dr. Ward has been a leader in the local and state medical community, has served as president of The Bays Medical Society, and was elected the first president of The Bays Medical Society Health Trust. He has served on the board of the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, is a past president of the Bay County Medical Society and is on the Florida Medical Association Board of Governors.


Michael A. Stickler, MD

Board-Certified Dermatologist & Board-Certified Mohs Surgeon

Dr. Stickler joined Dermatology Specialists of Florida after serving as Chief Resident at the prestigious University of Florida Department of Dermatology Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dr. Stickler grew up the youngest of five children with plans to pursue a career in engineering. While attending The Pennsylvania State University his direction turned toward a career in medicine, graduating magna cum laude with a degree in biological science. His high academic honors and being the son of a coal miner led him to medical school at West Virginia University where he was the recipient of a John L. Lewis scholarship. He completed his medical school at the top of his class receiving the Outstanding Graduate Award (valedictorian) and induction into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He then completed his internship in internal medicine and subsequent residence in dermatology at the University of Florida Department of Dermatology at Shands Hospital.

Dr. Stickler is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and among the first in the nation to be double certified in both dermatology and Mohs micrographic surgery. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology,  the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Society for Mohs Surgery. In addition to his extensive medical and surgical dermatology experience, Dr. Stickler provides cosmetic dermatology treatments, administering injectable products such as Botox®, Dysport®, Juvéderm®, Restylane®, Voluma® and others.

Dr. Stickler and his wife Johnna relocated to the panhandle of Florida in 2006 with their three sons Noah, Christian and Silas. Dr. Stickler has served as a past Board member of the American Cancer Society, and currently serves as a local school board member for the SNS. In addition, he continues to coach youth basketball and is involved in local scouting. As a former Eagle Scout himself, Dr. Stickler and his family sponsor a scholarship each year to assist scouts in the panhandle with financial need working on Eagle Scout projects.