A Hoover native, Dr. Danette Bentley graduated Summa Cum Laude from both Auburn University and the University of Alabama School of Medicine. 

Upon medical school graduation, Dr. Bentley completed a Preliminary Medicine Internship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She then spent two years as a research fellow at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. While at Washington University, Dr. Bentley conducted many research studies on dermatologic therapeutics and dermatologic disease, including treatments for psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. She then completed her dermatology residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she was named Chief Resident.

Upon completing her residency, Dr. Bentley has practiced in the Hoover area. She enjoys providing comprehensive dermatologic care to patients of all ages, focusing on each patient’s individual concerns and needs. She enjoys all aspects of dermatology including medical, surgical, cosmetic and laser treatments.   

In addition to her private practice, Dr. Bentley has been Volunteer Clinical Faculty at the UAB School of Medicine in the Department of Dermatology. She has enjoyed teaching medical students and Family Practice residents who have rotated through her practice.  She also volunteers at Cooper Green County hospital as an attending in their dermatology resident clinic.  

Dr. Bentley lives in Hoover, Alabama with her husband and 2 kids. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and watching sports.