Garrett D. Freeman, PA-C grew up in Savannah, Georgia. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida. After college, Garrett chose to remain at Florida to pursue a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) at the University Of Florida College Of Medicine. He received his MPAS in June of 2002.
After completing multiple rotations in general medicine, Garrett found a special interest in the field of Dermatology. He joined Skin Cancer Specialists, P.C. in January of 2006 with over three years of experience in Dermatology. As a provider for Skin Cancer Specialists, P.C., Garrett practices general Dermatology and Dermatologic surgery and also assists Dr. Chastain in Mohs micrographic and reconstructive surgery.
Garrett is licensed by the Georgia Composite Board of Medical Examiners and maintains certification with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. He is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and the Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants organization.
Garrett is a volunteer track coach at Trinity Christian School in Sharpsburg, Ga. He enjoys running, cycling, and taking advantage of Atlanta’s local activities with his four children.
What is a Physician Assistant (PA)?
Physician Assistants (PA’s) are health care professionals licensed to practice medicine with physician supervision. PA’s are educated and trained in the medical model, which is designed to complement physician training, at nationally accredited Physician Assistant programs. Following graduation from an accredited program, a PA must pass a national examination in order to become certified by the NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants) and in order to receive a state license to practice. PA’s conduct physical examinations, order and interpret tests, and provide a broad range of both diagnostic and therapeutic services that include writing prescriptions and performing procedures.