Cheryl, Clinical Team Lead
Originally from Connecticut, Cheryl attended Stone Academy in Hamden Connecticut and obtained her CMA credential in 1997 by the AAMA.
After doing some traveling, and working in the fields of General Surgery and Education, Cheryl joins us with nine years of Dermatology experience and calls Tampa home.
She enjoys spending time with her husband Mark, their daughter Allison, their two cats and wiener dog Fritz.
Bonnie is a local native that has been with us since November 2010.
Before coming to us she worked in the field of OB/GYN for eight years. She is our resident Physiotherapist and assists in surgery. Chances are if you’ve have surgery of any kind, Bonnie will be there from start to finish.
If you have a light treatment done at PHD you will meet Bonnie. She promises to hold your hand throughout the treatment, if you wish , and provide you with the best care possible. Bonnie is also our resident hugger, if you should need one!
In her free time, Bonnie loves to garden and work outside in her yard (with a large hat and sunscreen, of course).
Stefanie, Mohs Lab Supervisor
Stefanie is not technically a native, but has lived in Florida since she was three.
Stefanie splits her time at PHD between the lab, assisting with surgery, and assisting with medical dermatology. Stefanie is a newlywed and cherishes her close knit family. Although relatively quiet, her wit often emerges unexpectedly.
In her free time, she enjoys going to Orlando, traveling on cruises and breeding and raising horses.
Brigitte, Mohs Technician
Bridgette was born in Lima, Peru where she lived until she was 16. She moved to Florida 14 years ago but has only lived in Tampa Bay for the past one and a half years. Bridgette has over 8 years of experience in the field of dermatology. She enjoys reading, couponing and cooking for her husband of 4 years. Bridgette loves to attend craft festivals and spending time with her husband and friends.
Anne, Certified Medical Assistant
Anne joined Palm Harbor Dermatology in August of 2013. She has over 10 years experience working as a Medical Assistant in Dermatology. Anne also has extensive training as a Surgical Tech and works primarily with the Mohs patients. Anne spends her free time riding bikes, swimming with her daughter and cruising around in her beloved VW Beetle.
Jessica, Certified Medical Assistant
Jessica was born and raised in Metro Detroit, Michigan. She earned her medical assistant certificate in 2006 from the Utica Learning Academy and has been in Dermatology ever since. Jessica has over 10 years experience with assisting in Mohs surgery and general dermatology. In her free time, Jessica loves to cook, swim in her pool, and spend time with her daughter and husband.
Jennifer, Certified Medical Assistant, Surgical Tech
Jenn was first exposed to the dermatology field in high school working part-time on the weekends and she now has over 13 years of general surgery experience. She worked at Atlanta West Dermatology in the general dermatology clinic as well as Mohs surgery, before expanding her experience in the specialties of ENT and Pain Management. Jenn is a member of the American Association of Medical Assistants as well as the Dermatology Nurse Association.
Jenn recently moved from Atlanta to Tampa, married her husband, Jim and joined Palm Harbor Dermatology. She and her husband enjoy spending their free time with their therapy dogs, visiting local ALFs, church functions, special needs classes, etc. Jenn joined PHD in the spring of 2015.
Kristina, Certified Medical Assistant
Kristina was born and raised in Ohio and moved to Florida when she was 4 years old. She grew up in Clearwater, FL and graduated from Clearwater High School.
Kristina attended Florida Metropolitan University and received her A.S. degree in Medical Assisting. She has a background in the Dermatology field with 6 years’ experience. In her spare time, Kristina loves reading and hanging out with her family and friends. She especially loves to spend her time with her adoring 8 year old son, Chihuahua, and 2 Siamese cats.
Amanda, Certified Medical Assistant
Amanda has been interested in the medical field since she was 6 years old. After working in the field of OB/GYN for 16 years, Amanda started working in dermatology in 2013 and fell in love! She and her family have recently returned to Tampa after living in Atlanta for many years. Amanda, her husband, 2 boys and 2 dogs are happy to be back and enjoy being able to go boating, fishing and bike riding.
Donna, Registered Medical Assistant
After spending a lifetime in New York, Donna decided to escape to the warmer weather here in Florida 2 years ago and comes to us with years of experience in Dermatology. Before entering into the health care field, Donna was a hair dresser for 15 years and still loves doing hair occasionally. While living in New York, Donna enjoyed volunteering her time making deliveries for Meals on Wheels and plans to continue volunteering here in Florida.
In her free time, Donna enjoys spending time with her cat Lucy, swimming, making jewelry and visiting with her parents. Donna loves to help people and make them feel comfortable during their visits to PHD!
Michelle, Certified Medical Assistant
Maria, Registered Medical Assistant
Char comes to us with 10 years of medical office experience, as well as many years of management skills. You will see her when you check-in and check-out on the second floor in our Surgery Center. She is also responsible for answering our busy phones.
Char originally hails from Pittsburgh, PA, but has made Dunedin her home for the past 40 years, where she lives with her husband and two Schnauzers. She also has a grown son who lives in the area. When not immersed in her job and home, Char enjoys boating with her family, exploring new restaurants and shops, family gatherings, travel, swimming and walking.
Heather, Check In Specialist
A smile that will immediately put you at ease! Heather joined Palm Harbor Dermatology in 2010 after working in the medical field for over 8 years. She has worked in different clinical areas, but realized being the one to greet you when you arrive at Palm Harbor Dermatology fits her personality best.
Heather was raised in Boston, and in her early years spent time traveling the country with her parents. Her father was in the rock n roll band Mitch Rider and the Detroit Wheels. After an amazing experience traveling, Heather and her family settled down in Dunedin where she graduated from Dunedin High School. She is the proud wife and mother of two children; one who is attending college at USF…go Bulls!
When she is not busy at work, she enjoys going to her son’s little league games where she is the official score keeper and team mom. If she is not at the ball field, she is watching her daughter coach a junior cheerleading team. She enjoys going to Tampa Bay Rays games and entertaining at home – she is an excellent cook!
Tara, Check Out Specialist
Tara is another one of our native Floridians. She was born and raised in the Tampa Bay area.
Tara is surrounded by her wonderful and fun family that she loves to spend time with. When she leaves work, she loves to go home and cuddle on the couch and have Harry Potter marathons with her two crazy black lab puppies named Potter and Draco. In her free time she also enjoys boating, hunting, fishing, and spending time with her friends. Tara will greet you with her warm smile in our Retreat at our Palm Harbor Office.
Jamie, Check In Specialist
Jamie is a new member of our Palm Harbor Dermatology team. She and her son are recent transplants from Mississippi and are enjoying all Florida has to offer. When not assisting you with Check out at the Palm Harbor Office, Jamie loves going to Disney, reading a good book or planning her families next trip.
Eileen, Billing Specialist
Hailing from New Jersey, Eileen comes to us with over 20 years experience in the medical office field.
Eileen is here to assist you with your billing questions and/or comments and to also follow through with all services submitted to your insurance carrier to make sure, you, the patient receive your maximum benefit.Eileen is the proud mother of three adult children, one living in Clearwater, Florida & the other two in New Jersey. Though they are all at a distance, they keep in touch on a daily basis thank goodness for Moms!
When not hard at work at Palm Harbor Dermatology, Eileen loves being at the beach, bike riding, walking, doing yoga, shopping, and finding the best places to dine.