Meet Our Clinical Staff
Darren, - Chief Operations Officer
Darren was born in San Antonio, TX and raised in the small southeast Texas town of Port Neches. With a lifelong passion for business and the medical field, Darren attended Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, TX, where he received his bachelor's in business with a minor in healthcare administration. Darren furthered his education at St. Edward's University in Austin, TX with a Master of Business Administration. He has over 17 years in the medical field and has extensive experience starting and growing practices. He moved to Dallas in 2014 and loves expanding his knowledge of medical and cosmetic dermatology.
Vanessa - Medical Biller, Assistant Manager
Vanessa Moreno was born in Hayward, CA and is the eldest of five siblings. She attended college at the University of North Texas in Denton, focusing on her degree in English. She has been married to her loving husband for nine years and currently resides in Dallas. Vanessa brings over ten years of dermatology and billing experience to the Legacy family. She works tirelessly to make sure all insurance claims are paid in a timely manner and ensures coding accuracy. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, reading, spending time with friends and family, and spoiling her Frenchie, Blaise.
Valerie, LVN - Dermatology Nurse
Valerie Aldana was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. In 2015, she attended Career Point College in San Antonio and graduated at the top of her class with her licensed vocational nursing degree, and is licensed by the Texas Nursing Board. She worked with one of the top dermatologists in San Antonio while in nursing school and continued to train with them until summer 2017 when she relocated to Plano. In her words, “Within weeks of moving to town and starting my job search, I randomly stumbled upon Legacy Dermatology while driving down the road. I stopped in to see if they were hiring, and it turns out, my timing was perfect. I was hired within a day and feel that is was by the grace of God that I’m a part of this amazing family.” Val is passionate about skincare and loves assisting the providers with surgeries. She is a strong believer that you can achieve anything you put your mind to. In her spare time, Val enjoys spending time with her amazing 12-year-old son, Aiden, and her family.
Anastacia - Patient Coordinator, Digital Marketing Specialist
Anastacia Richardson was born and raised in The Colony, TX. After high school, she attended Johnson & Wales University in North Miami, FL, where she excelled in academics and pursued a culinary degree with a focus in baking and pastry. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree and two years after graduating, she relocated to the Frisco area, where she entered the realm of dermatology. Her personal interests include working out, baking for friends and family, and spending time with her niece and nephew. Anastacia is excited to learn and grow with the Legacy Dermatology team.
Danielle - Medical Assistant
Danielle Donaghey was born and raised in the great state of Texas. She has been working in the dermatology field for over five years and loves the medical setting. Dani is a certified dermatology technician and is eager to learn new techniques and procedures, as well as product lines. She takes great pride in taking care of her patients and making them feel at ease during their visits. Dani says, “My life mission is to always love and be there for others. One of the best things in life is to have someone who cares during your valleys and mountains.” Dani enjoys long drives, traveling to new places, and hiking.
Nicole - Medical Assistant
Nicole Simmons was born in Shreveport, LA and raised in Garland TX. At a young age, she found her passion for fashion and started her own clothing line after college. She went to school studying to become a pharmacy tech and has been in dermatology for the last five years. Her hobbies include fashion, volunteering at her church, and baking cakes for her friends and family.
Kim - Patient Coordinator
Kim Timms was born and raised in Garland, TX. She is a medical assistant with 15 years of experience in the medical field. Dermatology is her newest field, and she is loving it! She enjoys all the interaction she gets with the patients. She hopes to learn a lot more about skincare so she can not only help the patients but herself, family, and friends. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her three kids, watching her kids play sports, shopping, and being outside.