John A. Gantt joined The Skin Surgery Center in September of 2015 and currently serves the Morganton office, also known as Western Piedmont Dermatology, as a Certified Physician Assistant.

Mr. Gantt completed Physician Assistant training at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C. Additionally, he holds a master’s degree in Microbiology from North Carolina State University at Raleigh. He has specialized in dermatology for more than three years, most recently in Raleigh, N.C.

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EDUCATION

1997 High Point University
High Point, NC
BS in Biology
magna cum laude

2001 North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC
MS in Microbiology

2012 Duke University Physician Assistant Program
Durham, NC
MS in Health Sciences

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURES

DEA License – Current

NC State Licensed Physician Assistant – Current

NCAPA Certification – Current

EMPLOYMENT

July 2014 – present
Physician Assistant (Medical/Cosmetic)
The Skin Center of the Triangle
Raleigh, NC

  • Dermatological provider carrying patient load averaging 20-25 patients per day
  • Involved in all aspects of independent medical patient care, including: detailed history and physical exam, diagnoses and treatment plans, surgeries, prescribing medications, ordering and interpreting labs, and referrals when indicated
  • Also involved in cosmetic assessment and implementation
  • Management and training of Nurses and Estheticians

Sept 2012 – July 2014
Physician Assistant (Medical/Cosmetic)
The Skin Institute
Apex, NC

  • Dermatological provider carrying patient load averaging 20-25 patients per day
  • Involved in all aspects of independent medical patient care, including: detailed history and physical exam, diagnoses and treatment plans, surgeries, prescribing medications, ordering and interpreting labs, and referrals when indicated
  • Also involved in cosmetic assessment and implementation
  • Management and training of Nurses and Estheticians
  • Specific procedures and common diagnoses listed below

May 2004- July 2010
Research Specialist/Laboratory Manager
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC

  • Managed, organized and trained graduate/undergraduate students in specific laboratory techniques, including HPLC, Mass Spectrometry, PCR, Cloning, etc.
  • Managed grant budgets and safety implementation
  • Wrote and edited grant proposals as well as research articles

MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Triangle Association of Dermatology Physician Assistants

PUBLICATIONS

Mitra, SK., Gantt, JA, Ruby, JF., Clouse, SD., and Goshe, MB. (2007) Membrane Proteomic. Analysis of Arabidopsis thaliana using Alternative Solubilization Techniques. J. Proteome Res. 6, 1933- 1950. Epub 2007 Apl 14.

PROCEDURES

Medical:

  • Full Body Skin Examinations
  • Mole and cystic removals with suture repair
  • Acne/Rosacea Laser treatments (Cynergy/Smoothbeam lasers)
  • PDT for Actinic Keratoses

Cosmetic:

  • Neuromodulators (Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin)
  • Dermafillers (Restylane, Perlane, Juvaderm, Belatero, Radiesse)
  • Cosmetic Lasers
  • Laser Sheer Duet (laser hair removal)
  • Laser Genesis (Onychomycosis, Rosacea, striae repair, etc.)
  • Alma Laser (Pixel, Tattoo removal)
  • Syneron IPL
  • Cynergy laser (595/1064) (Spider veins, PWS, Cherry angiomas, LHR)
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