Dr. Purvisha Patel
Mohs Surgeon & Dermatologist
Born in London, Dr. Patel was raised in Wales (United Kingdom) and Virginia. She completed her undergraduate and medical school studies at the University of Virginia. She completed her dermatology training at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. During residency, Dr. Patel discovered her passion for treating skin cancer and anti-aging and went on to complete a surgical fellowship under the tutelage of Dr. Michael McCall at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. Dr. Patel is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. She is a fellow of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology and serves as a clinical professor of the University of Tennessee Department of Dermatology. Dr Patel’s expertise in skin and skincare is also seen as she formulated and patented the Visha Skincare line when she saw that her products were working on patients of all ages, genders and skin types.
Dr. Craig Gordon
Dr. Craig Gordon was raised in Sharon, Tennessee. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville and studied medicine at The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis. He completed a one-year study of internal medicine at The University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville before moving to Jacksonville, Florida, to complete a dermatology residency at The Mayo Clinic. During his residency, Gordon worked and trained with dermatologists at all Mayo campuses, including Rochester, Minnesota, and Scottsdale, Arizona. He served as a resident board member of the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery from 2014 to 2015 and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.
Jodie Holmes joined Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Associates in 2020. She completed her Bachelor of Science Degree at Allen College of Nursing in Waterloo, IA in 2006. Jodie proceeded to experience a multitude of different avenues of nursing. Travel Nursing brought her to Memphis, where she started her family. In 2016 she graduated with honors from the University of Memphis with her Master of Science in nursing becoming a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner. Jodie has 4 years dermatology, clinical, and cosmetic experience. Jodie is also a member of The National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners with a certification in dermatology.
Misty Moore joined Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Associates in 2020. Misty received her Associate Degree in Nursing at Northwest Community College in Senatobia, MS and her Master of Science in Nursing at Delta State University in Cleveland, MS. At the beginning of her career, she worked as a travel nurse in Ewa Beach, Hawaii and Baltimore, Maryland. While in Baltimore, she accepted a full-time position from Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopaedics managing a post-surgical unit as well as a working as a surgical first assistant. While at Johns Hopkins, Misty also worked as the research coordinator for the Department of Anesthesia and published a chapter in The 5-Minute Orthopaedic Clinical Consult. During her time in Maryland, Misty also held adjunct faculty positions with Community College of Baltimore County and Towson University. Although Misty loved working for Johns Hopkins, she desired to return to the Memphis area and accepted a position with the Semmes-Murphy Clinic. Upon returning home she was the first nurse practitioner to be featured in Memphis Medical News. In 2007, Misty changed her career focus to Dermatology and found her passion. Misty joins Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Associates with 11 years medical dermatology and 8 years cosmetic dermatology experience. She is an active member in her church and choir praise team. She also enjoys pure barre and tennis. Misty continues her passion for dermatology and is here to help you with all your skin care needs.
Jennifer Hinders joined Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Associates in 2017. She earned a Bachelor of Science from Mississippi State University in 2009. She went on to earn a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Christian Brothers University in Memphis in 2016. Jennifer is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She is trained in general dermatology.
Alexis Johnson joined Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Associates in 2014. She earned a Bachelor of Science from Kansas State University in 2007, then went on to earn a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from A.T. Still University in 2009. She has worked as a physician assistant in Texas, Mississippi and Tennessee. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and is trained in general dermatology with an interest in medical treatments for hair loss and ethnic skin care issues.
A native Memphian, Natalie Morgan joined Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Associates in 2011. She received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Alabama in 2004. From there, she went on to obtain her Physician Assistant degree from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville in 2007. She has been a practicing physician assistant in the Memphis area for the last four years. Natalie is a member of the American Association of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. She is trained in general dermatology.
Sandra Johnson has more than 12 years’ experience in medical esthetics, including laser technologies. She obtained her certification from a CIDESO-accredited program in 2004 and has dedicated herself to ongoing advanced training. She is certified with laser platforms and advanced esthetic treatments including Ultherapy, Cutera, Cynosure, Candela, Solta and Palomar.