5 Facts About Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an immune-mediated disease that causes raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin. Skin cells are triggered to grow at an abnormally fast rate. It most often develops on the elbows, knees, or scalp. However, it can affect any location, including the nails. Psoriasis is not something you “catch,” and it is…

Meet Savanna Perry, PA-C

What made you interested in dermatology? When I was in college, I spent some time shadowing a dermatology physician assistant in Athens, GA. I really enjoyed watching her interact with patients and do procedures to see if patients had skin cancer. Once I got to PA school, I still enjoyed dermatology so I pursued it…

3 Facts About Acne

Acne isn’t just for teenagers.     While acne most commonly occurs during puberty, and usually clears towards the end of adolescence, that’s not always the case.  Acne can appear in younger kids at the very beginning of puberty, even at ages 9-11.  Acne can also appear in adulthood, particularly in women.  Both males and…

Meet Dr. Anna Kay Duckworth

    What made you interested in dermatology? Dermatology offers a great deal of variety. I enjoy seeing children, adults, males and females. I am able to perform surgical procedures, cosmetic procedures and routine skin examinations.  As part of my residency, I was trained to identify disease both clinically and histopathologically with the microscope.  Every…