Kristine Bennett, PA-C, joined North Wilkesboro Dermatology in February 2019. Ms. Bennett brings more than 14 years of dermatology experience, serving patients of all ages.

She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois – Champaign/Urbana, and later earned a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL, graduating with honors.

Ms. Bennett is a member of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and is a Diplomate with the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.

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EDUCATION

University of Illinois – Champaign/Urbana
Bachelors Degree with Honors
1993

Midwestern University
Downers Grove, IL
Master of Physician Assistant Studies with Honors
1996

EMPLOYMENT

Westgate Dermatology and Laser Center
Dermatology Physician Assistant
Winston-Salem, NC
July 2014- January 2019

  • Practiced in general dermatology for all ages.
  • Office procedures include cryotherapy, electrodesiccation and curettage, intralesional injections, biopsies, and surgical excisions.
  • Responsible for managing long term medications for chronic skin disorders as well as evaluation and treatment for acute conditions.

Dreyer Medical Clinic
Oswego, IL
Dermatology Physician Assistant
May 2004-July 2014

  • Responsible for medical and surgical dermatological services to new and established patients of all ages.
  • Procedural experience includes excisions, shave and punch biopsies, intralesional injections, cryotherapy, electrodesiccation, and Botox for axillary hyperhidrosis.
  • Performed evaluation and treatment for patients using Alexandrite and KTP lasers.
  • Served as liaison between mid-level practitioners within the multispecialty clinic and clinic administration for practice management, contractual and productivity related work issues.
  • Served on the steering committee with Advocate Medical Group as the representative from Dreyer Medical Clinic to coordinate and align mid-level practices across the multihospital and ambulatory service lines.
  • Served on the Physician Informatics Committee, which oversees the use and functionality of the EMR (Epic Systems)

Edward Medical Group
Naperville, IL
Family Practice Physician Assistant
1998-2004

  • Provided general medical services to patients of all ages.
  • Managed and treated patients with chronic disease including diabetes, CPOD, asthma, arthritis, coronary artery disease, osteoporosis, and others.
  • Provided routine well-care including well baby and child exams, gynecological care and contraceptive management, adult physicals and employment screenings.
  • Responsible for ordering and interpreting laboratory testing, EKGs, and XRAY imaging.
  • Performed simple surgical excisions, casting and splinting, and cryotherapy.

Mid-America Health Partners
Naperville, IL
Family Practice Physician Assistant
1996-1998

  • The job description and duties were as above.
  • Maintained employment with the same group of physicians as the practice changed ownership.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants – Diplomate Status

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