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.
Dr. Pamela Venegas
Dr. Pamela Venegas was raised in Texas, she joined Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Associates in 2021. She studied medicine at Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, in Monterrey, Mexico. She had volunteered in mission trips for Global Smile Foundation, specifically in Trujillo, Peru. She was a Research – Post Doctoral Fellow and Bariatric Spanish Group Revision Leader at St Luke’s – Roosvelt Hospital in New York, NY. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio – UTRGV, she became board certified at the time of graduation. At the beginning of her career, she worked as a Hospitalist in Baptist Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida for 2 years and an additional year in University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Case Western University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH where she was also a Hospitalist Instructor of Medicine. Dr Venegas was aware of her passion for Dermatology and she decided to pursue Dermatology in the Underserved Family Medicine Dermatology Fellowship Program at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Dr. Miguel Martinez
Dr. Miguel Herrera-Martinez was raised in Romeo, Michigan and received his Bachelor of Biochemistry degree from the University of Michigan followed by his Doctor of Medicine degree from Wayne State University. He completed his Dermatology residency at the University of Tennessee in Memphis and Cutaneous Oncology fellowship at Harvard University/BIDMC. He is board certified with the American Board of Dermatology and a member of the American Academy of Dermatology.
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.
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 since 2007. Natalie is a member of the American Association of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. She is trained in general dermatology.
Jessica Hennen was raised in North Carolina, she joined Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Associates in 2022. She double majored in Psychology and Spanish at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After graduating from UNC, she spent two years as a dermatology medical assistant, which is where her passion for dermatology started. Jessica graduated with honors from the Emory and Henry College PA program in 2020. Before coming to work at Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Associates, she spent a year and a half working as a dermatology PA in Rockport, Maine. Jessica is an active member and Diplomate Fellow of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. When she isn’t working, Jessica enjoys spending time with her fiancé, who is active duty Navy, and their three-year-old black lab named Guinness.