Board-Certified Dermatologist (MD) Physician Assistant (PA) Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Minimum Years of Education 8 Years Medical School and Residency 2 Years PA School 2 Years NP School
Internship 1 Year None None
Formal, Supervised Dermatology Training 3 Years Dermatology Residency None None
Testing of Competency in Dermatology Dermatology Board Exam None None
Minimum Patient Care Hours Required PRIOR to Unsupervised Practice 12,000 – 16,000 Training Hours mostly in Dermatology 2,000 Traning Hours in Primary Care 500 Training Hours in Primary Care
Board Certification by the American Board of Dermatology Yes No No

We believe you deserve to be seen by a Board Certified Dermatologist. At Innova Dermatology, every patient is seen by Drs. Daniel Popkin and Margaret Mann, Board Certified Dermatologists and Fellows of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Why see a board-certified dermatologist?