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About Us

Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Associates is the premier dermatology and skin care clinic in the Mid-South, with clinics in Germantown, Tenn. and Olive Branch, Miss. Founded in 2008, ADSCA specializes in Mohs surgery, dermatology, aesthetics and a variety of other skin care services. The clinic employs a skilled staff of doctors, nurses, estheticians and physician assistants to provide quality care to every patient.

 

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DR. PURVISHA PATEL
Owner and physician

Born in London, Dr. Patel was raised in Wales (United Kingdom) and Virginia. She completed her undergraduate and medical school studies at the University of Virginia. She completed her dermatology training at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. During residency, Dr. Patel discovered her passion for treating skin cancer and anti-aging and went on to complete a surgical fellowship under the tutelage of Dr. Michael McCall at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. Dr. Patel is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. She is a fellow of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology and serves as a clinical professor of the University of Tennessee Department of Dermatology.

 

 

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MELANIE HAMILTON
Physician Assistant

Melanie Hamilton joined Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Associates in 2010. She earned a Bachelor of Science from Mississippi State University in 2004 and obtained her Physician Assistant degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2006. She has been a practicing physician assistant in the Memphis area since then. Hamilton is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatologic Physician Assistants. She is trained in general dermatology and cutaneous surgery and is interested in sports dermatology and acne treatment.

 

Natalie (1)NATALIE MORGAN
Physician Assistant

A native Memphian, Natalie Morgan joined Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Associates in 2011. She received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Alabama in 2004. From there, she went on to obtain her Physician Assistant degree from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville in 2007. She has been a practicing physician assistant in the Memphis area for the last four years. Natalie is a member of the American Association of Physician ASsistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. She is trained in general dermatology.

 

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SHELLEY MULROONEY
Physician Assistant

Shelley Mulrooney joined Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Associates in 2013. She earned her Bachelor of Science from California State Polytechnic University of Pomona in 2001 and received her Physician Assistant degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003. She has been a practicing physician assistant in dermatology at clinics in California and Texas. Shelley  is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the American Association of Physician Assistants. She is certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants and is trained in a variety of dermatological subjects, including clinical trials, cutaneous oncology and general dermatology.

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