Our practice is extended by three Certified Physician Assistants (PA-C). Although supervised by our doctors, Physician Assistants see patients independently. Their scope of practice includes the diagnosis and treatment of common dermatological conditions with special training to prescribe medications, and perform biopsies, cryosurgery, and other minor surgical procedures.
Connie M. Anderson, PA-C
Connie Anderson began her medical career as a Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician and is a 1997 graduate of Western Michigan University Physician Assistant program. She is licensed by the State of Michigan and is Certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants. Connie has been practicing Dermatology with us since 1997.
Melanie A. Stover, PA-C
Melanie Stover is originally from Rockford, Michigan. Upon completion of a tour of duty in the United States Army, she received her Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Grand Valley State University. After a 20 year career as an emergency room and family practice nurse, Melanie completed Physician Assistant training at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine from which she graduated with a Masters of Physician Assistant degree. She is licensed by the State of Michigan and is Certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants. Melanie joined us in the Spring of 2012.
Rachel Zollman, PA-C
Rachel Zollman grew up in Walker, Michigan. Having earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Grand Valley State University, Rachel continued her education at Wayne State University. She completed a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Rachel joined the Dermatology Center of Grand Rapids in 2008. Rachel is licensed by the State of Michigan and is Certified by the NCPA.