Physician / Physician Assistants

Charles Hunt II, MD, FACS, RVT

Charles Hunt II, MD, FACS, RVT

Doctor / CEO

Dr. Charles Austin Hunt, II, MD, FACS, RVT, of Alabama Vein & Restoration Medspa, is highly skilled in the field of Phlebology, general surgery, and cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. Currently, in private practice in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, he has over 22 years of experience in vascular medicine.

In 1996, he completed both his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Indiana, in Indianapolis. He completed his residency in Birmingham, Alabama, at Carraway Medical Center, and received his specialization in cardiovascular medicine the AB Chandler Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.

With certifications to practice medicine in Indiana, Tennessee, and Alabama, Dr. Hunt has also served on the faculty for the University of Tennessee, in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dr. Hunt specializes in the treatment of vein disorders using modern technologies, such as endovenous laser ablation, microphlebectomy, and sclerotherapy. To date, he has completed over 10,000 endovenous laser procedures to treat varicose vein disease.

Practicing alongside a highly skilled and knowledgeable staff, Dr. Hunt strives to provide the best in care for vein disorders at Alabama Vein & Restoration Medspa.

Sylvia Eldridge, PA-C

Sylvia Eldridge, PA-C

Certified Physician’s Assistant

A Certified Physician Assistant graduate of UAB, Sylvia has worked closely with Dr. Kingsley to develop many of the modern procedures offered in the Vein Center. She assists in all aspects of the clinical practice and is known as one of the most talented sclerotherapists in the U.S. Her skills to successfully treat spider veins have already become legendary in the U.S., and she is an instructor to doctors and other professionals seeking to learn this specialty. An Egyptian by heritage and an Alabama girl, Sylvia is loved by her patients and many friends. Sylvia has been with our organization for 13 years.


Jamie Gober, PA-C

Jamie Gober, PA-C

Certified Physician’s Assistant

Jamie Gober is a Certified Physician Assistant at Alabama Vein and Restoration Medspa, she is well versed in medical, surgical, and cosmetic concerns that help each patient to achieve their unique goal. She specializes in sclerotherapy, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, Skinpen, Sculpsure and non-ablative lasers. Her warm personality and engaging bedside manner make her an essential component to the patient experience at Alabama Vein and Restoration Medspa.

Outside of the practice, Jamie occupies her time with her family and friends. She enjoys being active outdoors, cooking, gardening, listening to live music, and traveling.

Spa Services

Christina Hunt, RN

Christina Hunt, RN

Registered Nurse / Aesthetician

Christina is a Registered Nurse and the Skin Care Specialist for Alabama Vein & Restoration Medspa. She helps our patients maintain healthy skin and overall wellness, through a variety of procedures and techniques.

Christina has a passion for fitness and aesthetics. She started her career in nursing in 2004 and completed her BSN in 2012. Christina’s dedication and passion for healthy, beautiful skin made her decide to complete additional training to become a licensed aesthetician. She went on to complete her aesthetic training in 2016 at Body Logic School of Esthetics

Christina is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses and Associated Skin Care Professionals as well as SPCP (Society for Permanent Cosmetic Professionals) Christina is also Certified in training of Bloodborne Pathogens & Infection Control Christina’s specialties include:

  • Facials Permanent Makeup and Cosmetics – Ombre Brows, Eyeliner, and Lip Color
  • Massages
  • Lashlift & Tint
  • Chemical Peels
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Dermaplaning
  • Microblading / Eyebrow Embroidery
  • SkinPen / Microneedling
  • Waxing

Christina assists Dr. Hunt with injectible procedures which include, Botox, Juvederm, and Dysport. Christina takes pride in providing the best skin care treatments available to her patients and is always seeking to further her education, training and knowledge.

Jamie Lowery

Jamie Lowery

Aesthetician

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Administration

ZEKE ELDRIDGE

Zeke Eldridge

Practice Administrator / COO

Zeke has a BS Degree in Healthcare Administration and a BS Degree in Ultrasound Technology. He is the Practice Administrator, dedicated to the organization and efficiency of the facilities, directing and managing all aspects of Alabama Vein Centers. He is also a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer and Registered Vascular Technologist. Zeke is known for his unique understanding of the human anatomy as visualized with ultrasound, and for his special expertise to evaluate the venous system. He accurately evaluates our patients daily to diagnose the cause of any vein disorder or vascular problem. Zeke has been with our organization for over 11 years.

LEIGH

Leigh Howland

Billing Director

Leigh joined our staff a little over a year ago. She has a degree from the University of Alabama in Healthcare Management and has over fifteen years of healthcare billing experience. She assists with the Accounting duties of the practice and works with patients to ensure they understand any out of pocket expenses they will incur prior to receiving services. Leigh has been with our organization for 3 years.

BRIAN SPONDER

Brian Sponder

Systems Admin (IT)/ Marketing

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Surgical / Clinical Staff

JODI

Jodi Bloomston, CRNA

Anesthesia Services

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TAELAR

Taelar Conn, RN

Registered Nurse

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ASHLEY JETT

Ashley Jett, RN

Registered Nurse

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HANNAH

Hannah Donaldson, RN

Registered Nurse

Hannah is an R.N. also known for her especially sweet demeanor, and her ability to make our patients comfortable. Hannah provides excellent and practical care for our patients and assures that everything is done properly. Hannah has been with our organization for 7 years.

TRACY

Tracy Bailey, MA

Medical Assistant

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KACI

Kaci Horton, MA

Medical Assistant

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KIMBERLY

Kimberly Kaldahl, MA

Medical Assistant

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Patient Services

LISA

Lisa Loveless

Insurance Specialist

Lisa is an experienced secretary whose specialty is to assure pre-determination insurance coverage for our patients, and to let our patients know the status of their insurance policies. She is persistent to handle difficult problems with insurance companies, and is a fighter to obtain coverage for our patients and their procedures. Lisa has been with our organization for 12 years.

KELLY

Kelly Gatlin

Patient Coordinator

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HANNAH

Hannah Harris

Patient Coordinator / Medical Assistant

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Support Staff

GLENN HARRIS

Glenn Harris

Maintenance / Custodial Services

Glenn is the director of our maintenance and supply program, and also director of support for our Alabama Vein Center. His efficiency and knowledge to maintain hospital equivalent sterility for the organization, and to assure proper distribution of supplies, contributes to the high quality for both the vein center and the cosmetic program. Glenn has been with our organization for 8 years.

Sue Fleming

Ultrasonographer

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Julie Palmer

Ultrasonographer

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