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Ashley is a Board Certified Physician Assistant. A North Carolina native, she grew up in the Lake Norman area before going on to receive a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She then completed a Master of Physician Assistant Practice Degree at Campbell University and graduated with academic honors. While at Campbell, Ashley completed her training in multiple specialties including family medicine, general surgery and dermatology. She completed her elective dermatology rotations at Riva Dermatology prior to joining the practice.

She is an active member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, the Metrolina Association of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Her appointments are offered for children and adults in all areas of general dermatology. Ashley values educating her patients and her special interests include surgical procedures, the evaluation and management of skin cancer, chronic disease management and preventative skin care.

In her free time, Ashley enjoys trying new restaurants, volunteering, traveling, and cheering on the North Carolina Tar Heels.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Physician Assistant, Riva Dermatology; Cornelius, NC — January 2017-present
  • Manage acute and chronic dermatological conditions including but not limited to skin infections (viral, bacterial, fungal), atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, acne vulgaris, rosacea, vitiligo and seborrheic dermatitis
  • Manage high risk medications including methotrexate, various biologics and isotretinoin
  • Perform procedures including shave and punch biopsies, excisions, I&Ds, suturing, cryotherapy, photodynamic therapy, KOH preparations, diagnostic cultures & wound care
  • Diagnose and manage non-melanoma skin cancers, melanoma and other benign lesions of the skin
  • Formulate skin care routines utilizing knowledge of various cosmetic product lines
  • Evaluate and recommend cosmetic treatments including chemical peels, IPL, microdermabrasion, neuromodulators and filler treatments
  • Coordinate care between other specialists and providers when indicated
  • Utilize EMA EMR for medical documentation

Clinical Preceptor
Precept Campbell University Physician Assistant students, 2018-present

EDUCATION
Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC — Master of Physician Assistant Practice, 2016 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC — Bachelor of Science, Chemistry Minor, 2012

CLINICAL TRAINING

  • Outpatient Internal Medicine, Concord Internal Medicine and Pulmonology
  • Pediatrics, KidzCare Pediatrics • Inpatient Internal Medicine, Novant Health Inpatient Care Specialists
  • Orthopedics, OrthoCarolina
  • Emergency Medicine, Harnett HealthCare System
  • Pyschiatry, Monarch Pyschiatry
  • Family Medicine, Novant Health Pineville Primary Care
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, Novant Health Carolina Women’s Center
  • Dermatology, Riva Dermatology
  • General Surgery, Northpoint Surgical SpecialistsPhysician Assistant student- 5 week clinical rotations, 2014-2016

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, January 2014-present Queen City Dermatology Group, January 2017-present Charlotte Women’s Dermatology, January 2017-present

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATES
SDPA Diplomate Fellow, January 2021 NC Medical Board License #0010-07018, January 2017-present DEA License #MN4198316, January 2017-present

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
AAD SPOT me Skin Cancer Screenings, 2017- present

EDUCATION

1998 University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

2000 James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA
BS Healthcare Sciences
Physician Assistant (PA-C)

LICENSURE & PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

DEA License – Current

NC State Licensed Physician Assistant – Current

CA State Licensed Physician Assistant – Current

NCAPA Certification – Current

Diplomate, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016
Physician Assistant, Dermatology
Lupton Dermatology/The Skin Surgery Center, P.A.
Greensboro, NC

2010-2016
Physician Assistant, Dermatology
Central Dermatology/Carolina Medi-spa
Chapel Hill, NC

2010-2012
Physician Assistant
Accent Urgent Care
Cary, NC

2009
Physician Assistant, Dermatology
Dermatology, Surgical & Medical Associates
Santa Cruz, CA

2008
Physician Assistant, Dermatology and Plastic Surgery
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Fremont, CA

2007-2008
Physician Assistant, Dermatology
Dermatology, Laser and Vein Specialists of the Carolinas
Charlotte, NC

2006-2007
Physician Assistant, Dermatology
Advanced Dermatology
Huntersville, NC

2004-2006
Physician Assistant
Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medical Associates
Charlotte, NC

2002-2004
Physician Assistant, Dermatology
Warrenton Dermatology
Warrenton, VA

2002-2004
Physician Assistant
Fredericksburg Emergency Medical Associates
Fredericksburg, VA

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