Florida Skin Care Hires Shana Peterson, Physician Assistant
03/25/2021

Florida Skin Center announced that Shana Peterson, PA-C, has joined the practice.

Online PR News – 25-March-2021 – Fort Myers, FL – Florida Skin Center, skin care specialists that provide a full range of medical and cosmetic dermatological care, announced that Shana Peterson, PA-C, has joined the practice. Peterson is a certified physician assistant specializing in general and cosmetic dermatology.

Peterson joins Florida Skin Center from New Mexico, where she worked for a large dermatology practice as a medical provider, diagnosing and treating all skin conditions, including skin cancer.
“Shana is a great addition to our diverse and highly-trained team,” said Florida Skin Center Founder and Medical Director Aurora Badia M.D., D.O. “Her expertise in laser surgery and cosmetic dermatology complement the wide array of services offered to our guests. She has achieved the highest certifications and credentials as a physician assistant in the field of dermatology, and her dedication to providing exemplary, compassionate care is evident.”

Peterson’s passion for dermatology came at an early age when a loved one was diagnosed with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and earned a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from DeSales University in Pennsylvania. Upon completing formal education and training, she began her career as a provider for a dermatology office near her hometown in Pennsylvania. She developed an extensive background in skin health, expanding to laser and cosmetic procedures.

Peterson is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. In 2019, she obtained Diplomate Fellow status in the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA).

Florida Skin Center has offices in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres, and Punta Gorda. All locations offer readily available same-week and early-morning appointments. Ft. Myers and Cape Coral offices open on select Saturdays. Appointment scheduling and text messaging available online at FloridaSkinCenter.com or call (239) 561-3376. Follow Florida Skin Center on Facebook and Instagram.

About Florida Skin Center

Florida Skin Center opened its doors in 2001. With offices in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres, and Punta Gorda, the dermatology practice provides comprehensive medical services to diagnose and treat skin, hair, and nail disorders. Procedures for aesthetic and cosmetic concerns are also available. Recognized for two consecutive years by the ASDS and Neutrogena® Choose Skin Health program as the Top Screener in the U.S. for free skin checks, Florida Skin Center maintains a focus on medical excellence and guest service.

All locations offer readily available same-week and early-morning appointments. Ft. Myers and Cape Coral offices open on select Saturdays. Appointment scheduling and text messaging available online at FloridaSkinCenter.com or call (239) 561-3376. Follow Florida Skin Center on Facebook and Instagram.