“I believe medicine is as much an art as it is a science. I take a hands-on approach with my patients and work with them to develop an individualized treatment plan based on each patient’s needs and circumstances.”

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
  • Laser Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Dermatologic Surgery



Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Washington, D.C.


Grandview Medical Center
Dayton, OH

Medical School

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Chicago, IL

Undergraduate School

University of Dayton
Bachelor of Science, Biology
Dayton, OH

Hospital Affiliated With

Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Professional Associations

American College of Physicians

Academic Positions

University of South Carolina
Assistant Clinical Professor
1986 – 1988

Personal Interests

An outdoor enthusiast, Dr. Slagel enjoys spending time with his family on their horse farm. He is married with three children who keep him active with their activities and sports. Dr. Slagel’s daughter is an accomplished all-star competitive cheerleader, and his two sons excel at football, basketball, and lacrosse. He loves to travel, especially to oceanfront destinations and on Caribbean Cruises. In his spare time, he enjoys target shooting and is an excellent marksman.


Dr. Gerald Anthony Slagel has a special interest in lasers and their use in treating dermatologic conditions.

Dr. Gerald Slagel earned his Bachelor of Science degree and graduated with honors from the University of Dayton, Ohio. He received his medical degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Slagel completed his internship at the Grandview Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio, and his residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Prior to moving to Georgia, he was Chief of Dermatology Service at Moncrief Army Community Hospital in Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Dr. Slagel is board certified in dermatology and laser surgery.

Dr. Slagel is a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Dermatology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. He is also a past president of the Georgia Society of Dermatologists, and he was chosen as one of America’s Top Physicians 2003 by the Consumers Research Council of America.