Jennifer is a board-certified physician assistant with more than ten years of experience in dermatology. She grew up in Michigan and obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, and received her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Florida in 2003. Jennifer is an active member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, the Florida Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Jennifer resides in Sarasota with her husband Josh, who is a neurosurgical Physician Assistant. They are parents to three wonderful little girls, including a set of identical twins. In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, cheering on the Florida Gators and traveling.
Originally from Fort Lauderdale, Megan obtained her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition from Florida State University. During her undergraduate studies Megan began her medical career in the specialty of Dermatology. She completed her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies with honors at Nova Southeastern University. Megan completed her clinical year with a variety of rotations in Miami Beach and St. Petersburg, specializing in all aspects of dermatology.
Megan is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants. In 2013 Megan was inducted into the Pi Alpha National Honors Society.
When not providing care for her patients, Megan enjoys volunteering in her local community, fitness and spending time with her family and friends.
Carolyn Meese is a board-certified physician assistant. She received her Bachelors of Science in Health Sciences at the University of Miami. She attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham for her physician assistant training. UAB not only provides general physician assistant training, but also specializes in the training of surgical physician assistants. Carolyn was awarded the Outstanding Physician Assistant Graduate Student and Margaret K. Kirkland Award for Scholastic Achievement.
She found her passion for dermatology and cutaneous oncology surgery during her clinical dermatology rotation. Carolyn has practiced alongside a fellowship trained Mohs surgeon since 2013 and has a passion for surgical dermatology as well as general dermatology.
Carolyn is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants. Carolyn is originally from Ormond Beach, FL. She currently resides in Sarasota, FL and enjoys spending her free time with her family, friends, traveling and running.
Lily is a licensed aesthetician specializing in advanced facial treatments. Originally from Miami, she began her career as a makeup artist working for cosmetic lines Prescriptives, Chanel and Bobbi Brown. In 2008, she received aesthetic training at the Florida College of Natural Health.
At Paradise Dermatology, Lily offers a wide range of targeted services from advanced treatments for different skin conditions to relaxing facials that boost skin health and radiance. Her belief is that healthy skin feels, looks and functions best, allowing a client’s true inner beauty to shine through. When she is not passionately practicing skincare, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially her two favorites, sons Jesse and Meyer.
Kim joins our team with the vision of blending medical options with aesthetics. She grew up in Pittsburgh and received her aesthetic training at the North Hills Beauty Academy. Her passion for skincare started in her twenties and has only continued to grow throughout the years. She enjoys researching aesthetic treatments, products and ingredients so that she can offer her clients the most effective and advanced protocol for their skin type. She uses a result driven approach with all of her clients and finds it crucial to educate them on the different aesthetic services as well as their at home care in order to help them maintain healthy, youthful looking skin.
Kim resides in North Port with her husband Shawn. They are the proud parents of 4 boys ranging in age from 10 to 26 years old. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and friends.