Laser Center


Skin Care


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Our Company

Since 2003, treating patients across the Gulf South with quality care, compassion and expertise has been the number one focus of our care team. Gulf Coast Plastic Surgery and Dermatology provides a comprehensive approach to patient care. Our skin care clinic is the only dermatology clinic on the Gulf Coast to offer complete plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery and dermatology care under one roof. The state-of-the-art surgical centers in Pascagoula and Ocean Springs are equipped with latest technologically advanced equipment to enable us to perform precision in cosmetic, trauma and reconstructive surgery as well as non-invasive treatments. We strive to deliver the results you want with the safe and exceptional care you need.

Our Team


Dr. Forrest Wells is an experienced board-certified Plastic Surgeon specializing in the latest plastic surgery techniques. He graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1995, then continued five years of general surgery training in Birmingham, AL and served as chief resident at Baptist Health Systems his last year. Dr. Wells moved to Chicago for his plastic surgery training at the University of Illinois and moved back to the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 2003 to begin his practice. Dr. Wells is dedicated to the highest standards of patient welfare and surgical excellence.


Mary-Elizabeth is a nationally certified nurse practitioner specializing in dermatology and cosmetic skin care. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1996 at Auburn University at Montgomery and then earned her Master of Science in Nursing in 2002 at the University of South Alabama. Mary-Elizabeth enjoys caring for patients of all ages with medical dermatological conditions as well as guidance on treatments for cosmetic considerations.


Whitney, has over 10 years experience working in the medical field. She joined our practice in 2015 as a medical assistant for Dr. Wells. She has since then moved up to office manager. Whitney is responsible for insurance management, supervising and coordinating all staff and office activities on a day to day basis.

Whitney is a proud firefighter wife. She and her husband Chad enjoy countryliving in Hurley, MS while playing outside with their beautiful little girl.


Tori serves as receptionist for the office. She is responsible for handling the front desk, greeting patients, answering telephones and taking messages, and other administrative support functions. Prior to joining Gulf Coast Plastic Surgery & Dermatology, Tori owned a very success boutique in her home town in Lucedale, MS. She has over 4 years of experience in clerical and customer service.

Tori enjoys spending time with her husband while hanging on the river or taking care
of the cows on their farm.


Ashley has worked with us in the past and has since found her way back here and we are so happy to have her back on board. She is a certified medical assistant for our nurse practitioner Ms. Mary Elizabeth Cordle. She helps assist with patient care, office surgeries, injections, and all things related to dermatology.

Ashley enjoys watching the Saints play football “WHO DAT” and spending time with her two precious kids.


Brandy is the newest member of our staff. She was born and raised in Louisiana and currently lives here in Ocean Springs. She is a miliary wife and shares 3 children with her husband who proudly serves in the United States Coast Guard. Brandy previously worked in EMS for 6 years as a first responder before joining our team.

Brandy is responsible for assisting Dr. Wells in patient care, triaging patients, scheduling procedures and appointments and other clinical duties. We are very excited to have her join our team and know she will do great things for our practice and patients.

When not at work Brandy likes spending time with her family on the boat or out riding in her jeep.