Our Job is Your Skin

Our highly trained physicians and staff are dedicated to the health and beauty of your skin, so you can feel your best.

Dr. Frankie Guillot Rholdon

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Dr. Frankie Guillot Rholdon was born and raised in New Iberia, LA. She received a Bachelors of Science in biochemistry from Louisiana State University. Dr. Rholdon attended medical school in Dallas, TX at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She then completed an Internal Medicine internship at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge at Earl K Long Medical Center and a residency in Dermatology at Louisiana State University in New Orleans.

Dr. Rholdon is a board-certified dermatologist. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Louisiana Dermatological Society, Women's Dermatologic Society, and American Contact Dermatitis Society.

Dr. Rholdon lives in Lafayette with her husband, Roger and three children, John Parker, Leona and Keller.

Dr. Kim Bui Drew

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Dr. Kim Drew was born and raised in Baldwin, Louisiana. She received her undergraduate education from University of Louisiana at Monroe where she completed a Bachelor of Science degree. She then received her Master of Science from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana. Dr. Drew received her MD from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, and completed her medical training with an internship in Internal Medicine and a residency in Dermatology at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.

Dr. Kim Drew is a board-certified dermatologist. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, the American Academy of Dermatology, the Louisiana Dermatological Society, and the Women's Dermatologic Society.

Dr. Drew and her husband, Otis, reside in Lafayette with their three children, Austin, Cole and Aubrey.

Dr. Blair Budden

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Dr. Blair Budden grew up in Lafayette, LA and received his Bachelors in Science at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He then received his MD from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He completed an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical in Dallas prior to a residency in Dermatology at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.

Dr. Budden is a board-certified dermatologist. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, the American Academy of Dermatology, and the Louisiana Dermatological Society.

Dr. Budden enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He resides in Lafayette with his wife, Katy Judice.

Dr. Elizabeth Hargroder Machen

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Dr. Elizabeth Hargroder Machen was born and raised in Opelousas, LA. She received a Bachelor's of Science with distinction in Neuroscience and Psychology from Tulane University. Dr. Machen attended medical school in New Orleans, LA at Louisiana State University School of Medicine. She then completed an Internal Medicine internship at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans and attended Vanderbilt University for a residency in Dermatology, where she served as Chief Resident.

She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Women's Dermatologic Society, and American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery.

Dr. Machen lives in Lafayette with her husband, Timothy, and their son, John Paul.

Emily Thomas, PA

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Emily was born and raised in New Iberia, LA. She graduated from Louisiana State University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Food Sciences. Emily then went on to complete her Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA in 2022.

Emily is a member of the American Academy of Physician Associates and the Louisiana Academy of Physician Assistants.

Emily's interest in the medical field and dermatology started many years ago, when she was a young teenager struggling with acne and a patient of Dr. Frankie Rholdon. She feels as if things have truly come full circle, being able to come back home to Acadiana and work for the physician that inspired her to choose her career path. She is passionate about helping patients achieve healthy, beautiful skin and feels fortunate to be able to do this every day.

Emily now resides in Broussard with her husband Alan and their two dogs, Lucy and Tchoupitoulas.

K.K. Wallace

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

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K.K. is a Medical Aesthetician with extensive knowledge in cosmetic procedures. Originally from Opelousas, LA, K.K. relocated to Lafayette from a sales and merchandising career in Dallas, TX. She is a graduate of the Aveda Institute in Aesthetics and received advanced training in dermaplaning, micropeel and chemical peel applications. She also works as a licensed freelance makeup artist.

K.K. offers the following treatments: chemical peels, microdermabrasion, acne extractions, dermaplaning, SkinPen microneedling, and personalized skin care and makeup consultations. K.K. works closely with our physicians to ensure that every patient is provided with customized skin care services and products of the highest quality. Prior to working in Aesthetics, K.K. earned a BA in Fashion Merchandising from Louisiana State University.

K.K. is pleased to offer complimentary, in-office skin care consultations.

Lacey Chapman

Licensed Cosmetologist / Medical Aesthetician

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Lacey is a licensed Cosmetologist / Medical Aesthetician who has worn many hats here at Lafayette Dermatology. Through hard work and dedication, she has gradually worked her way to the position she has the most passion for….. hands on patient care. She is a graduate of Blue Cliff Cosmetology in Lafayette in 2011, and received training in all things associated with skin, hair and nails. After working in salons and spas in the Lafayette area she decided to join our medical practice to further her knowledge in a more medical aspect of her field.

Lacey offers the following services: Brow waxing/tinting, make-up application, skin care consults, chemical peels, microdermabrasions, acne extractions, dermaplaning and Skin Pen Microneedling. She works closely with our doctors to provide each patient with the highest quality of care. Lacey’s warm smile and sweet disposition can brighten any day.

Lacey resides in Lafayette with her husband Trevor and their son Jackson.

Nayte Hargrave

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

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Nayte is a graduate of Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute of Lafayette, class of 2022. Her passion for Aesthetics stems from her own personal skin challenges. Having a history of acne, she has seen the amazing transformation that can be achieved through proper skin care and discipline. She loves being able to make a difference in people's lives by giving them the confidence they need to look and feel beautiful in their own skin. Her passion for her craft and thirst for knowledge, has driven her to complete the SkinCeuticals Ambassador Program as well. When she is not with a patient, you can find her in our SkinCeuticals Flagship Store assisting patients with product knowledge and application instruction. Nayte brings a youthful spark to our Team!

Chase Cooper

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

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Passionate about skincare since his teenage years, Chase is a licensed Medical Aesthetician and a graduate of Blue Cliff College; class of 2023. From working at the front desk of Lafayette Dermatology in earlier years to becoming a skilled professional, he has dedicated himself to helping others achieve their skincare goals. As a SkinCeuticals Ambassador, Chase is always eager to expand his knowledge and stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field. Entrust him on your journey towards radiant and confident skin.

Melanie LeBourgeois

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

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Melanie is a 2006 graduate of Aveda Institute in Lafayette and has advanced training in microdermabrasion, Hydrafacials, chemical peels, resurfacing lasers, BBL, tattoo removal, laser hair removal, microneedling, Ultherapy and Body Contouring. She has utilized her passion for helping others achieve their goals in both a spa and medical establishment which has diversified her experience in more ways than one. She feels that it is of the utmost importance to help patients establish a healthy skincare routine before beginning their procedural journey. She is originally from Eunice but currently resides in Lafayette with her husband and 3 daughters. On her free time, she enjoys visiting with family and friends, cooking, exercising and watching documentaries.

Tess Theriot Nichols

Aesthetic Coordinator

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As the Aesthetic Coordinator, Tess ensures that each and every cosmetic patient's concerns are addressed and that every patient has a great experience, from start to finish. She has been with the practice since 2013 and works side by side with all of our providers to assist in delivering a more personal experience to our patients as well as helping to maintain the essence of patient satisfaction amongst our staff. Tess has worked with and studied with multiple Plastic Surgeons as well as Dermatologists over the state and brings 25 years of extensive knowledge and experience to the table. Those 25 years of experience included both management and clinical roles which have exposed her to all aspects of the Cosmetic and Dermatology field ranging from hair transplants to skin cancers, body contouring, fillers, neurotoxins, lasers and more. She is certified by the Association of Certified Dermatology Techs as well as The Aesthetic Practice Association, and continues to further her education through seminars. She enjoys educating and spending one on one time with employees to continue their education and making them feel empowered to give our patients the best care possible.

Christi Dwyer

Cosmetic Nurse

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Christi is a Certified Dermatology Technician and Cosmetic nurse, with over 16 years of experience helping patients with their Cosmetic and Dermatological needs.

Christi began her cosmetic career as a Cosmetic Coordinator and OSHA Safety Officer with a Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Center in New Orleans from 2007-2012. It was in November of 2012, that she moved back to her hometown of Lafayette and joined Lafayette Dermatology. Since that time, she has worn multiple hats but mostly, she has worked side by side with Dr. Rholdon in her busy clinic assisting with both Cosmetic and Dermatology treatments. Because of this, she is an asset to the Cosmetic side of the practice and is excited to assist in Cosmetic & Aesthetic Consultations.

Christi resides in Lafayette with her husband Todd and their two children, Kasyn and Charli Rose. Outside of work, she enjoys being with her family, hunting and fishing.

Christi loves making people feel beautiful and above all else, she loves making people happy.

Amy Broussard

Office Manager

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Amy joined the practice at opening in November of 2012. Her passion for serving the healthcare community began through her experience as an AmeriCorps Member. She has gained extensive experience in the industry, including a wealth of knowledge in medical office management, credentialing, ICD 10, billing and collections, coding, EMR transitions, medical office accounting and many other aspects of the industry. Amy has been a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) through the American Academy of Professional Coders for over ten years and a Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM) since 2012. Amy is an active member of ADAM (Association for Dermatology Practice Management) and attends their annual meetings to keep abreast of all the changes in the industry.



"I felt really comfortable with Dr. Speeg. Knowing she understands my daughters condition and wants to actively help me is super comforting! Thank you for the great experience!"


"The Cutera Laser gave me results beyond my expectations; extremely pleased! My sun damaged decollate/chest looks 20x's better.

Also, the care and treatment I received from Dr. Frankie, Alison, and the entire staff was terrific! They were professional, courteous, gentle and extremely friendly. I truly enjoyed the 'Royal Treatment' I received."


"After having acne my whole life since about the age of 10, Dr. Drew has managed to clear my skin up. I thought I was stuck with it forever. Today a complete stranger told me I have a beautiful complexion, and I was so stunned to hear that."


"I absolutely loved the way my face looked and felt after my Go and Glow Micropeel session!!! While performing the treatment I was so relaxed! I cannot wait to go back for my next session!!!! I'm hooked......"