Extenders on the rise

Nash, Karen
September 2010
Dermatology Times;Sep2010, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p12
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the increased number of physician extenders and their growing role in the dermatological care in the U.S. It mentions that having a physician assistant (PA) instead of another dermatologist in the profession facilitates easier work implementation compared to hiring physicians who just want some privileges of being a doctor with less responsibility. Dr. Frank Kern of Brigantine, New Jersey emphasizes the need for PAs to undergo training.


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