Author: Fleischer Jr, A.

The Emerging Role of Physician Assistants in the Delivery of Dermatologic Health Care

There is growing use of physician extenders in the care of patients with skin disease. Physician assistants (PAs), employed by dermatologists, fill most of these positions. Some of the duties performed by PAs include diagnosis, evaluation, and management of common dermatologic conditions; preoperative and postoperative evaluations; writing prescriptions; cryotherapy of benign and premalignant lesions; intralesional […]