United Derm Partners (UDP) is growing! To keep up with our ever-increasing patient base, we’ve recently hired several Providers. Please help us give them a warm UDP family welcome!
Joining Vitalogy Skincare is Dr. Kim Phillips, a Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon, and Board-Certified Dermatologist. Prior to her most recent practice in Florida, Dr. Phillips previously served as the Chair of the Division of Dermatologic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic.
Skin Cancer & Dermatology Clinic welcomes a new Board-Certified Dermatologist and two Certified Physician Assistants. Dr. Elizabeth Cassinelli received her medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and completed her dermatology training at the University of California in San Francisco. Kevin Jensen, PA-C completed his Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California and Sarah Gutierrez, PA-C completed her Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Midwestern University. Both have worked in the Reno area for the last four years.
Joining Alaska Center for Dermatology are Board-Certified Dermatologists Dr. Jeffrey Bidinger and Dr. Michael Michener. Dr. Bidinger received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Michener received his medical degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine. Both were previously affiliated with the U.S. Air Force Regional Hospital on Elmendorf Air Force Base, in Anchorage.
Finally, rounding out the team at Bend Dermatology are two Certified Physician Assistants. Liesel Ernst, PA-C, earned her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Washington School of Medicine/Medex Physician Assistant program and has been practicing in the field of dermatology for eight years. Matthew Trautman, PA-C, earned his Master of Physician Assistant Studies at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana.
We look forward to getting to know you all and continuing to support all of our Providers as you serve the needs of our patients.
Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute’s Dr. Whitney Hovenic was recently awarded this year’s Sun Smart Superstar Award by the Nevada Cancer Coalition. Congratulations Dr. Hovenic, a well-deserved recognition of your leadership and dedication to skin cancer prevention and detection in Nevada!
Congratulations to Dr. Collins who was recently named Best Dermatologist by the Austin American -Statesman in their 2019 Best of the Best Awards! We are so honored to have you as part of our valued team.