Samantha Conner joined The Skin Surgery Center in the summer of 2010 and currently serves the Mount Airy office as a Certified Physician Assistant working closely with Dr. DeVore to provide treatment for medical dermatology problems.

Ms. Conner earned a master’s degree from Duke University Physician Assistant Program in Durham, N.C., and graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Methodist College in Fayetteville, N.C.

Additionally, Ms. Conner is certified by NCCPA and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Triangle Area Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.

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EDUCATION

2004 Methodist College
Fayetteville, NC
BS in Biology
summa cum laude

2006 Duke University Physician Assistant Program
Durham, NC
Master of Health Sciences

CLINICAL ROTATIONS

Behavioral Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Craig Chepke, MD

Evidence-Based Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
David Coniglio, PA-C

Emergency Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Dawn Garwood, PA-C

Inpatient Medicine, Durham Regional Hospital
Durham, NC
Benjamin Powers, MD

Obstetrics/Gynecology, Wake Medical Center
Raleigh, NC
Mac Pannill, PA-C

Primary Care, Nelms & Griffin Family Medicine
Wilson, NC
Todd Wallace, PA-C

Dermatology, Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Neil Prose, MD

Neurology, DUMC/Durham VA Hospital
Durham, NC
Richard Sedlack, MD

Pediatrics, Blue Ridge Pediatrics L.L.P.
Raleigh, NC
Ellen DeFlora, MD

Surgery, Durham Regional Hospital
Durham, NC
Lisa Pickett, MD

CERTIFICATION

Physician Assistant Certified by NCCPA

Basic Life Support Provider

EXPERIENCE

May 2010- present
Physician Assistant – Certified
The Skin Surgery Center

October 2006-April 2010
Wake Dermatology Associates
Raleigh, NC

  • Perform complete skin evaluations and cancer screening.
  • Evaluate and treat patients with various acute and chronic cutaneous diseases.
  • Perform procedures relevant to dermatology practice to include biopsies, removal of cancerous and precancerous lesions, and injections.
  • Administrative duties to include referrals to outside specialists, pathology interpretation and delegation of follow-up.

July 2001 -August 2003
Certified Nurse Assistant I
Pine Street Pediatrics
Lumberton, NC

  • Obtained vitals including height, weight, pulse, respirations and temperature.
  • Administered immunizations.
  • Performed basic lab procedures such as urinalysis, hematocrit, rapid strep tests, glucose tests and lipid tests.
  • Administered hearing and vision screening for all well-child physicals.
    Helped with clerical duties including billing insurance as needed.

July 2001-August 2003
Southern Allergy & Asthma Associates
Lumberton, NC

  • Administered immunotherapy injections.
  • Prepared immunotherapy serum vials.
  • Performed pulmonary function testing.
  • Educated patients on how to use metered dose inhalers and nebulizers.
  • Performed allergy skin testing and interpretation.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

2004-present American Academy of Physician Assistants, member

2004 – present Triangle Area Physician Assistants, member

2006 – present Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

2000-2004 Recipient, Presidential Scholarship

2003-2004 Lab Assistant/Tutor, Biology Department

2002-2004 Vice President, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society

2002-2003 Graduation Marshall

2002-2004 Member, Alpha Chi Scholarship Honor Society

2003-2004 Member, Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Society

2002-2004 Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges & Universities

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