Ragan Phillips, PA-C
Ragan Phillips, PAC, MPAS is a native of South Carolina. After receiving her?Bachelor of Science degree from Clemson University, she attended the?Medical College of Georgia and graduated in 2009 with a Master of?Physician Assistant Studies. She is a NCCPA Certified Physician Assistant and a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the?Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and the Georgia Dermatology?Physician Assistants.
Passionate about dermatology, Ragan joined the Georgia Skin Cancer and Aesthetic Dermatology team in 2012 bringing with her an abundance of dermatological knowledge. Ragan has experience treating a variety of medical and cosmetic dermatology conditions. She lives in Athens, GA with her husband, Daniel, and sons, Carter and Hayes. In her time away from work, Ragan enjoys spending time with family and friends. Ragan looks forward to meeting you and caring for your needs.
Amanda Pisciotta, PA-C
Amanda Pisciotta is a NCCPA board certified physician assistant and a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science before moving to Knoxville, Tennessee, where she received her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from South College in 2012. Amanda returned to the Athens area and worked in primary care for over two years before joining Georgia Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Dermatology in 2015. She enjoys caring for general dermatology patients in our Athens area and Elberton offices. Amanda and her husband, Michael, are both natives of South Georgia but fell in love with Athens while attending UGA. They now call Athens their home and enjoy living in the area with their sons, Noah and Mason.
Hope Cook, PA-C
Hope Cook joins us at our Lake Oconee location after working in dermatology in the Athens area for almost 8 years. Prior to discovering her love of medical dermatology, she was an internal medicine PA for 5 years. Hope graduated Summa Cum Laude from Emory University in 2002 after finishing her Biology degree at UGA. She is NCCPA certified and is very active in the local PA community, serving as the Georgia Association of PAs Regional Contact Liaison for Athens. She loves teaching, mentoring, and precepting students. Hope lives in Athens with her husband and two elementary age kids. She is an avid reader and a self-described foodie who enjoys trying new recipes. Hope has a passion for medical missions and serves as a volunteer at Mercy Health and with Interfaith Hospitality Network.
Ben Rosen, PA-C
Ben Rosen is an NCCPA Board Certified Physician Assistant who received his B.A. from the University of Georgia and M.S.P.A.S. degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Surgical Physician Assistant program where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.
He comes to Athens after practicing both Dermatology and Plastic Surgery in the Greater Atlanta Area since 2014. He has a background of extensive training and experience in plastic and reconstructive surgery, including specialized training at UAB University Hospital and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He also has comprehensive training in both cosmetic injectables and medical lasers. He is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA,) Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants (GDPA), and American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).
Interestingly, Ben is a certified SCUBA diver and FAA licensed private pilot. He is a native of Marietta, GA. Ben currently lives in the Athens area with his lovely wife Ashley, sons Josh and Ryan, and their English Bulldog Gus.
Chris Brune, M.M.Sc., PA-C
Chris was born in the little apple (Manhattan, Kansas) and grew up in Virginia. He graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in June 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Mgmt. After working all over the globe in the oil industry and serving as the medical officer aboard deep-sea oil tankers, he moved back to Richmond, VA and completed a Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Med Program where he graduated magna cum laude. In 2015, he graduated with honors from Emory University?s Physician Assistant Program and earned his Masters Degree in Medical Science. Chris has worked in dermatology for nearly 4 years before joining Georgia Skin Cancer and Aesthetic Dermatology. Chris currently lives in Decatur, GA with his wife, Heather, and short-haired pointer dog, Skipper. He enjoys traveling, playing tennis and soccer, and snow skiing. He is a member of American Academy of Physician Assistants, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants.
Brittany Wheatley, NP-C
Brittany Wheatley joins GSC as a member of Dr. Campbell?s Mohs surgical team. She is a 2017 graduate of The Medical University of South Carolina?s Doctor of Nursing Practice program and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Brittany is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, The Dermatology Nurses Association and an affiliate member of the Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants. Brittany brings with her to Georgia Skin Cancer a combined 9 years of experience as a registered nurse, 3 years of dermatology experience, and a passion for quality patient care. Brittany currently lives in Washington, GA with her husband Brandon and two children Shep & Sully. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants and loves a good DIY project.