Dermatology Associates and Surgery Center Alex-Epperly

ALEX EPPERLY PA-C

PROFILE
Alex Epperly obtained his Bachelors of Arts degree from West Virginia State University in Institute, West Virginia and then continued his education by attending a combined Physician Assistant Masters of Science program at Mountain State University in Beckley, WV earning his MPAS and a second bachelors in medical science. He worked as an EMT prior to attending graduate school and completed the program in 2012. He is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Alex joined Dermatology Associates and Surgery Center shortly after graduation and has been solely practicing dermatology. Alex has attended Advanced suturing and wound repair workshop, as well as completing a Dermatology Training program by USF Health. Alex provides a broad range of adult and pediatric dermatologic services from routine skin cancer screenings and care of common skin conditions such as acne, rosacea, eczema and psoriasis, to biopsies and removal of skin lesions, warts and skin cancers and MOHs closures. He is an active member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and is currently enrolled in the Diplomate program.

In his off time Alex has traveled to El Salvador twice to implement sponsorship programs to feed needy children, and has conducted lesson plans and encouraged children to attend school. He has served as a member of a Clinical Team attending to patients in a Southeast Asian orphanage with 3,200 children. Most recently, Alex traveled to Kenya serving with Passion to Heal delivering dermatology care.

Utilize comprehensive medical experience acquired through missionary work in Mexico, India and El Salvador as member of hospital/clinic healthcare teams.

Possess broad-based knowledge of medical procedures through numerous internships and intensive shadowing experience.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
MOUNTAIN STATE UNIVERSITY, Beckley, WV

Master’s of Physician Assistant Studies, 2012                
Advisory Board Class Representative, Three Years.
WEST VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY, Institute, WV

Bachelor of Arts in Regents Studies / Biology Minor / 2008
Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society / GPA:   3.5+
LIBERTY  UNIVERSITY, Lynchburg, VA

Major:  Health Promotions CHES/Clinical / 2005 

Certified Health & Education Specialist
ETA Sigma Gamma Member

Shadowing
Charleston Internal Medicine, Charleston, WV
Experience
Ryan W. Anderson, P.A.-C, 30 Hours, 2009
Dr. Michelle Endicott, D.O.  Dermatologist, Charleston, WV
Anthony B. Knell, P.A.-C, 20 Hours, 2008

Certifications
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification, Six Month Program
Linked In Certification, Dermatological Procedures, Advanced suturing and wound repair.

Memberships
Society of Dermatology for Physician Assistants

 Clinical Rotations
Emergency Medicine, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV
General Surgery, Princeton Community Hospital, Princeton, WV
Pediatrics, Pozega Wellness Center, Inc., Kanawha City, WV
Internal Medicine, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV
Mental Health, Dr. Randy Warren, South Charleston, WV
Family Practice, Springfield Physicians:  Springfield, OH
OB/GYN, Dr. David Thomas, Charleston, WV
Geriatrics, Dr. Jackson, Sutton, WV
Rural, New River Health, Scarbro, WV

MISSIONARY WORK
Traveled to El Salvador twice to implement sponsorship programs to feed needy children, 2011 and 2009. Conducted lesson plans and encouraged children to attend school. Served as Member of Clinical Team attending to patients in Southeast Asia orphanage with 3,200 children, 2006. Visited largest orphanage in India, 2006.