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Physician Assistant

Diamond Bar, CA

your.email@example.com
111-222-3333
www.your-website.com

Summary

Known as a dedicated, patient-focused Physician Assistant with over 20 years experience in the medical field, seeing over 8,000 patients while providing full range of care to patients and families of all ages from economically and culturally diverse populations. Proven expertise in Dermatology, Family Practice, and Urgent Care. Fluent in five languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati, Urdu and Burmese. Conversational knowledge of Spanish medical terminology.

Work Experience

Physician Assistant - Certified

Rao Dermatology, Fresno, CA

Sep 2011Oct 2012

Practicing general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Surgical dermatology includes biopsy, surgical excision of benign and malignant lesions and assist in Moh's closures. Perform procedures including electrosurgery, cryosurgery, PDT, intralesional and intramuscular injection. 
Esthetic procedure including, various chemical peels, botox injection, and fillers.

Supervising Physician

Rao Dermatology, Diamond Bar, CA

Sep 2006Sep 2011

Involved in patient care for a major dermatology practice comprised of 4 medical clinics while seeing over 200 patients per week, . Practice independently, performing clinical assessments and health history of patient's skin, hair and nails. Perform skin and nail biopsy. Order and interpret diagnostic studies and tests. Supervise, train and provide direction to 5+ medical assistants.

Selected Accomplishments:
  • Received promotion to Lead Physician Assistant in 2008 and assumed additional responsibilities including training newly hired PAs and supervising medical assistants.

Dermatological Techniques and Surgical Procedures:
  • Perform numerous and diverse medical procedures including biopsy, surgical excision of benign and malignant lesions, electrosurgery, cryosurgery for benign & malignant lesions and assist in Moh's closure.
  • Expertise in: intralesional injections for various skin conditions, incision and drainage of abscess, exteriorization of cysts, lipomas, and milia.
  • Highly skilled in various suturing techniques.
  • Perform aesthetic procedures including sclerotheraphy, Botox injections, chemical peels (Jessners, TCA, Glycolic acid), microderm abrasion and fillers.

Laser Expertise:
  • Extensive utilization of medical lasers to treat psoriasis, vitiligo, rosacea, acquired and congenital vascular lesions and keloid scars.
  • Perform aesthetic laser procedures for hair and tattoo removal, facial rejuvenation and wrinkle reduction, scars and pigmented lesions.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SUNNY VIEW MEDICAL CENTER, Phoenix, AZ

Nov 2005Sep 2006

Dr. John Stathakis/Dr. Terry Clark (Supervising Physicians)
Collaborated with supervising physicians in managing and operating this high volume medical practice, and ensuring goals and standards were being met and exceeded.

Dermatology:
  • In charge of patient health history and the physical assessment of skin, nails, and hair.
  • Ordered and interpreted diagnostic tests, formulated a medical diagnosis, and treated the patient.
  • Responsible for performing skin and nail biopsies, excisional surgery on benign and malignant lesions, intralesional injections, electrosurgery, cryosurgery, incision and drainage of cysts and abscess, and wound debribment, dressing, and exteriorization of cyst, milia, and lipoma. PDT and TCA peel for treatment of actinic keratosis.

Family Practice:
  • Responsible for patient's history and physical examination. Ordered and interpreted diagnostic tests including laboratory results, ECG, peak flow and medical imaging. Formulated medial diagnosis and treated the patient.
  • Skilled in performing minor procedures: incision & drainage of abscess, wound packing, pap smear, pelvic examination, digital rectal examination, ear lavage, foreign body removal, visual evaluation, peak flow test, and slit lamp examination including flourescein dye and simple laceration repair.
  • Performed annual physical examination on adults and children, immunization, provided patient and family education in health promotion and disease prevention including stress management, nutrition, and life-style changes. Referred patients to specialists.

Supervising Physician

WEST COVINA FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER, West Covina, CA

Sep 2003Nov 2005

In charge of managing the day-to-day operations for this high volume medical clinic. Worked independently and was responsible for patient history, physical examinations, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, providing medical care and treatment, referring patients to specialist, and performing annual physical examinations in adults and children.
  • Handled all workers' compensation cases and treatment.

Supervising Physician

ST. MIGUEL DERMATOLOGY, Pomona, CA

Oct 2004Sep 2005

Practiced independently in a dermatology clinic and supervised two medical assistants.
  • Dermatological techniques and surgical procedures:
o Performed skin biopsy, surgical excision of benign and malignant lesions, electrosurgery, cryosurgery, and intralesional injections.
o Skilled in various suturing techniques, exteriorization of cysts and lipomas.
o Extensive utilization of medical lasers to treat various skin conditions.
o Perform aesthetic laser procedures for removal of hairs, tattoos, wrinkles, scars, pigmented lesions, and facial rejuvenation.
o Highly skilled in Botox injections and restylan fillers.

Supervising Physician

WEST COVINA FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER, Glendora, CA

Feb 2004Aug 2004

Collaborated with supervising physician in managing and operating the high volume dermatology practice with 8 medical assistants.
  • Responsible for patient history, physical examination of skin, hair, and nails, and formulated diagnosis and treated the patient.
  • Performed skin biopsy, surgical excision of benign and malignant lesions, intralesional injections, cryosurgery, PUVA, electrosurgery, PDT, exteriorization of lipomas, milia, and cysts.

WEST COVINA MEDICAL GROUP URGENT CARE, West Covina, CA

Oct 2003Mar 2004

Dr. Tang / Dr. Nguyen (Supervising Physicians)
Performed complete clinical assessments of patients, ordered and interpreted diagnostic tests, and formulated treatment plans for this high volume urgent care center.

Urgent Care:
  • Utilized primary and secondary assessments to formulate a differential diagnosis and to determine if further clinical investigation is required.
  • Highly knowledgeable in interpreting diagnostic tests: hematology, microbiology, chemistry, serology, urinalysis, ECG, peak flow, and plain film x-ray.
  • Performed minor procedures: blood draws, slit lamp examination, and visual acuity, toenail removal, and foreign body removal.
  • Implemented intervention procedures, including simple and complex laceration repair, incision and drainage, defibrillation, anterior and posterior nasal packing, fracture reduction, and fracture management (splint and cast application).

MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENTIST

American Clinical Reference Lab, Walnut, CA

Mar 2001Dec 2001

Responsible for clinical chemistry, microbiology, hematology, blood bank, urine analysis, and semen analysis.

MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENTIST

San Dimas Community Hospital, San Dimas, CA

Oct 1989Sep 1996

Responsible for clinical chemistry, microbiology, hematology, blood bank, urine analysis, and semen analysis.

Education

M.S in P.A.S

WESTERN UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCE, Pomona, CA

20012003

M.B.

SIND MEDICAL COLLEGE & JINNAH POST GRADUATE MEDICAL CENTER,

19881989

Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, Dominguez, CA

19871989

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