Who is a Dermatology Medical Assistant?
Medical Assistants can work in a variety of medical offices, and are able to specialize in specific fields. Being a dermatology assistant is one such profile, where the Medical Assistant specializes in the field of dermatology. A dermatologist assistant is a physician assistant who works with dermatology patients to diagnose and treat skin conditions, such as with cancer screenings and biopsies of the skin. They also assist in cosmetic procedures such as chemical peels, dermabrasion and tattoo removal. A professional in this role is supervised by a licensed dermatologist in a medical office or clinical setting, examining patients' skin issues that may include acne, eczema, rosacea and other skin conditions. A Dermatology would also have other administrative duties.