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 (vein specialist), general surgery, cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. Dr. Hunt has 20+ years of experience in vascular medicine.

In 1996, he completed both his undergraduate and medical degree 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 at the AB Chandler Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.

Dr. Hunt specializes in the treatment of vein disorders using modern technologies, such as endovenous laser ablation, microphlebectomy, and sclerotherapy.

In addition to being a highly credentialed board certified surgeon, Dr. Hunt has also been extensively trained in injectable aesthetic procedures to include the use of Botox and Juvederm and Dysport.

When not taking care of patients, Dr. Hunt enjoys kayak fishing, writing, horticulture and spending time with his family.

Katherine Herbst, PA-C

Katherine Herbst, PA-C

Certified Physician’s Assistant

Bio Coming Soon..!

Leah Smith, PA-C

Leah Smith, PA-C

Certified Physician’s Assistant

Bio Coming Soon..!

Spa Services

Jamie Lowery

Jamie Lowery


Jamie is one of our outstanding credentialed aestheticians. Jamie is very knowledgeable in all aspects of our Medspa division. Jamie received her formal training and certification from the Aveda Institute in Birmingham. Jamie is always happy and smiling, she is very kind and outgoing. Jamie is loved by her coworkers and clients alike.

Jamie enjoys motorcycle trips, traveling and spending time with her family in her off time.



Leigh Howland

Billing Director

Leigh has a degree from the University of Alabama in Healthcare Management and has 15+ years of healthcare billing experience. She is the Billing Director and assists with the Accounting duties of the practice. Leigh meets with all patients prior to services rendered to answer any financial related questions or concerns. Leigh has been with us for 10+ years.

Leigh enjoys spending time at the beach/pool and traveling with her family.


Brian Sponder

Systems Admin (IT)

Brian is our Systems Administrator and marketing liaison. Brian maintains the backbone to our infrastructure by solidifying a proper communications network between our home base and our satellite locations. Brian assures all patient electronic health record data is accessible and secured at all times. In addition to IT services, Brian creates our ad copy, monthly newsletter and is our point of contact for our advertisement vendors. Brian has been an integral part of this organization for 11+ years.

Brian spends his downtime fishing, riding mountain bikes and motorcycles.

Surgical / Clinical Staff


Lisa Boshell, RN

Registered Nurse

Coming Soon..!


Amber Deskins, CRNA

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists

Coming Soon..!


Taelar Conn, RN

Registered Nurse

Taelar is a Registered Nurse with past ICU experience.
Taelar is a very detail oriented and takes extra time to ensure each patient is informed regarding their plan of care. Taelar assures the facility electronic health records are perfectly accurate. Taelar offers exceptional patient care during consultations and assists in surgical procedures as an OR circulator.

Taelar spends her free time dabbling in music and artistry and purveyor of good coffee.


Tracy Bailey, MA

Medical Assistant / Patient Coordinator

Tracy assists in surgical procedures, front desk patient coordination, and surgery scheduling. Tracy concentrates her efforts with patient education.
Tracy is an exercise enthusiast and also fitness instructor. Tracy rescues animals and enjoys trivia.


Kaci, CMA

Certified Medical Assistant / Patient Coordinator

Kaci is a certified medical assistant that assists in surgical procedures and assures patient safety by maintaining sterile instrumentation and environment. She provides dedicated attentive care to each patient.

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, movies and spending time outdoors.


Ashley, MA

Medical Assistant

Bio Coming soon..!


Tiffany, MA

Medical Assistant

Tiffany has a BA in Psychology from The University of Alabama. SHe is a CRCST (Certified Registered Central Sterile Technician), a CIS (Certified Instrument Specialist), and a CHL (Certified Healthcare Leader). Before she got in the medical field she was Captain of the Bama Belle Riverboat (Master 100 tons of steam and motor vessels). She went through a 6 month program at Northport Medical Center to get certified as a Surgical Technician, and specialized in Orthopedics for 9 years. She has experience as a scrub tech in general surgery, ortho (total joint replacements, trauma ortho) plastics, oral surgery, GYN, and ENT.

Tiffany is a PADI certified diver and she loves to travel.

Patient Services


Lisa Loveless

Insurance Specialist

Lisa is an experienced insurance specialist assuring pre-determination insurance coverage for our patients. Lisa works closely with our billing department to ensure our patients are well informed of any financial obligations prior to any services being performed. Lisa has been our insurance secretary for 15+ years.


Morgan Brown

Front Desk Coordinator

Morgan Brown is our newest member of our growing family at Alabama Vein. She is currently studying her undergrad in Health Service Administration at Auburn University. "War Eagle" -Morgan. When she is not hard at work she enjoys listening to lifestyle podcasts, long walks, and pilates. Health and fitness has inspired her to help others become the best version of themselves. She hopes to make a difference in the healthcare industry and we know she will!



Julie Palmer, RVT, RDMS


21 years experience as an ultra Sonographer
RVT (specialty-scans veins and arteries of the legs, arms, and carotids, pseudoaneurysms etc) RDMS (abdominal scans, pelvic scans, pregnancy scans, thyroid, breasts, etc)
Julie Has been with us part-time since 2009, and has finally accepted a full time position at the Alabama Vein & Restoration Medspa.
She is passionate about her career and is kind and caring with patients, she is excellent at assisting her co-workers and patients with patient education.
Julie has years of experience in helping diagnose venous disease and other conditions. During her off days she enjoys church activities, hanging out with friends, and being on the lake

Sue Fleming


Sue is one of our talented sonographers that perform diagnostic ultrasound studies on our patients. The information gathered in these studies play a crucial role in the determination of what the best plan of care will be for each patient. Sue has been with our organization for 10+ years.

Sue enjoys her off time traveling with her family.