Brian Sorrentino joined Reed dermatology in March 2015 and brings more than 15 years experience in medical practice, with 10+ years of medical dermatology experience. Nationally board-certified, his wealth of expertise is well suited to serving the dermatologic needs of adult, adolescent and pediatric patients.

Prior to moving to North Carolina, Brian worked as a physician assistant in General Dermatology at the Dermatology Surgical and Medical Group in Santa Cruz, CA. Brian studied at the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA and completed his residency at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton, CA.

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EDUCATION

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, March 2001 – February 2002
Colton, California
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency for Physician Assistants with surgeons representing all orthopaedic subspecialties

Western University of Health Sciences, August 2000
Pomona, California

EXPERIENCE

Integrated Dermatology of Hickory, March 2015 – Present
Hickory, North Carolina
Physician Assistant: General Dermatology

  • Managed care for both new and existing medical dermatology patients
  • Initiated and managed care for psoriasis patients including biologic therapies and narrow-band ultraviolet therapy
  • Performed minor surgical procedures including curettage, shave, and/or excision for suspect lesions
  • Treated acne patients utilizing a range of care plans, including Accutane® and the IPLEDGE™ Program

Dermatology Surgical and Medical Group, February 2010 – February 2015
Santa Cruz, California
Physician Assistant: General Dermatology

  • Managed care for both new and existing medical dermatology patients
  • Performed minor surgical procedures including curettage, shave, and/or excision for suspect lesions

Pine Avenue Urgent Care, June 2009 – January 2010
Chino Hills, California
Physician Assistant: Urgent Care and Pain Management

  • Urgent Care position involved new and established patient consultation on a variety of emergent conditions
  • Pain Management position involved new and established patient consultations and treatment.

Coastal Dermatology, November 2006 – January 2009
Los Alamitos, California
Physician Assistant: General Dermatology

  • Performed minor surgical procedures including curettage, shave, and/or excision for suspect lesions

SkinRx, May 2005 – November 2006
Monrovia, California
Physician Assistant: General and Cosmetic Dermatology

  • Performed cosmetic and medical laser procedures utilizing IPL, Pulsed Dye, and Diode laser systems
  • Administered cosmetic injections including Botox® and Restylane®

Kaiser Permanente, May 2004 – May 2005
Honolulu, Hawaii
Physician Assistant: Orthopaedic Surgery (Locum tenens position)

  • Balanced position with both surgical assisting and clinic management responsibilities

Kaiser Permanente, April 2002 – May 2004
Santa Rosa, California
Physician Assistant: Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Balanced position with both surgical assisting and clinic management responsibilities

LICENSURE AND PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Certification 1046309, Expires 12/2019

North Carolina Medical Board
License Number 0010-05559, Expires 08/2018

California Medical Board, Physician Assistant Committee
License Number PA15718, Expires 08/2018

Drug Enforcement Agency
Controlled Substance Registration Certificate (Schedules II – V), Expires 02/2019

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