The Medical Quarters
5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd. NE, Suite 190
Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone: (404) 256-4457 Toll-Free: (800) 233-0706
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Kathryn Filipek, MPAS, PA-C.

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EDUCATION:

Kathryn Filipek MPAS, PA-C

MEDICAL:  Master of Physician Assistant Studies, December, 2000, University of Nebraska

Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, May, 1999, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

COLLEGE: Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology, April, 1995, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

MEDICAL LICENSURE: Georgia License No. 005115

CERTIFICATION:  National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, May, 1999 to present

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

  • NCCPA
  • AAPA
  • SDPA
  • GAPA

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT IN DERMATOLOGY, September, 2001 to July 2007

Dermatology Consultants of South Florida, Coral Springs, Florida

  • Diagnose and manage skin diseases
  • Trained in Botox, Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse, skin rejuvenation and chemical peels
  • Proficient in ALA/Photodynamic Therapy, Intense pulsed light therapy, tattoo removal, permanent hair removal
  • Performed closures post-MOHS procedures and surgical excisions

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT IN CARDIOLOGY, May, 2001 to December, 2003

Florida Institute for Cardiovascular Care, Hollywood, Florida

  • Evaluated and managed patients in Emergency Room and pre- and post-cardiac catheterization
  • Rounded daily on patients, assuring pertinent management, tests, and care
  • Acquired skills of diagnosis and interpretation of ECG and electrophysiology, performed daily history and physicals and discharge summaries
  • In-patient care May-September, 2001.  Continued to take call for 12-physician/6-hospital practice until December, 2003.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT IN CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, July, 1999 to May, 2001
Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, Florida

  • Harvested veins and radial arteries for use as coronary artery bypass grafts
  • First assisted during cardiovascular surgery
  • Developed skills in endoscopic vein resection
  • Maintained appropriate patient care in Heart Surgical Unit and within hospital
  • Responsible for daily orders including laboratory testing, medications and therapy

 

SERVICES OFFERED:

 

General Dermatology:

  • Full body skin exams
  • Diagnosis, management and treatment of:Surgical excision of benign and malignant skin lesions
    • Skin Cancer
    • Acne
    • Warts
    • Eczema and other rashes
    • Hair loss

 

Cosmetic Dermatology:

  • Sclerotherapy
  • Botox® and Dysport®
  • Dermal fillers; Juvéderm®, Restylane®, Restylane Lyft®, and Radiesse®
  • Chemical Peels
  • Lasers (Fraxel & DOT), Ultherapy®, miraDry®, CoolSculpting®
  • IPL (photofacial)
  • Surgical excision of benign and malignant skin lesions