What is a Physician’s Assistant?

Thanks to so many exciting new technologies and products, non-surgical cosmetic procedures – from dermal fillers and BOTOX® to microdermabrasion and laser skin resurfacing –  are more popular than ever. Their availability is greater than ever, as well. In fact, the number of places and types of practitioners providing cosmetic treatments can be overwhelming.

Medispa, home party, or physician’s office, where should you go? Does it even make a difference?

The answer is a firm “yes!” For your safety, not to mention aesthetic satisfaction, always seek out a licensed professional with extensive experience in the services you want, along with a roster of happy clients.

Choose an experienced medical professional

At Coastal Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology, serving patients of all ages throughout greater San Diego, our premier practice is staffed with Licensed Physician Assistance from 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday-Friday. We are committed to ensuring both your safety, satisfaction, and convenience. We have three San Diego area locations in La Jolla, Chula Vista, and San Diego on Executive Drive.

Coastal Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology is staffed with highly-trained Physician Assistants, also known as PASs, who practice under the supervision of practice founder and leading board-certified dermatologist Dr. Darrell Gonzales.

What is a Physician’s Assistant?

Coastal Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology is a premier medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology practice. We specialize in diagnosing skin disorders, as well as providing the most advanced treatments available to help improve the health and appearance of your skin.

Even if the treatment you are seeking is common and simple, you should always choose the expertise of a licensed medical professional.

In California, a physician assistant most completed a two-year post-college program and approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). Upon completion, they must also pass the Physician Assistant National Certifying EXAM (PANCE).

What cosmetic treatments do PA’s offer at Coastal Family Dermatology?

Our PA’s can assist you with our wide menu of anti-aging services. These include:

Whether you’re looking for an injectable lip enhancer or to smooth out those frown lines with Botox, choose a medical professional. If someone is going to contact your skin with a laser, or needle, make sure they are licensed, experienced, and working under a board-certified physician.

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