Meet Physician Assistant Certified in Dermatology Kevin Charles

* Certified as a Physician's Assistant post 1998 Masters

* Over 8 years of Dermatology experience

* Supervise Corpsmen in basic clinic procedures

* Train medical students and interns in low-complexity General Dermatology

* BLS, PALS, ACLS qualified with current certification

* Language: Spanish

Duties:

* Provide hospital and clinics with outpatient consult services in Dermatology.

* Screen and treat early and advanced skin cancers, including melanoma. Proficient in surgical excision and nonsurgical treatment modalities, such as topical imiquimod and photodynamic therapy, electrodesiccation and curettage

* Coordinated and supervised skin cancer screenings for US Navy SEALs.

* Teach Independent Duty Corpsmen, medical students, and interns in General Dermatology

* Cryotherapy

* Scabies slide prep

* Order and interpret lab tests

* Punch, shave, and excisional biopsies

* Excisions with primary repairs

* Curettage and electrodessication

* Phototherapy

* Obtaining fungal and viral cultures

* KOH slide preparations and Wood’s lamp use

* Ordering and interpreting skin patch testing

* Laser therapy - pulse dye laser, Nd:YAG, and Alexandrite

* Intralesional steroid and Candida antigen injections

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