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  • Virginia Silva, PA

    Virginia Silva, PA

    Specialties

    • Dermatology
    760-837-8542
    Rancho Mirage

    Location Details

    Eisenhower Health
    39000 Bob Hope Drive
    Mike and Jan Salta Building
    Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

    Virginia Silva, PA

    Specialties

    • Dermatology
    Virginia Silva is a Certified Physician Assistant (PA) practicing with Keyan Matinpour, MD, at the Eisenhower Dermatology and Mohs Center in Rancho Mirage. Virginia completed her physician assistant program at Stanford School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA. Additionally, Virginia earned a Master of Medical Science degree from Saint Francis University in Loretto, PA. She has been working with dermatology patients for the past several years in Santa Barbara, CA.

    Virginia became interested in pursuing a career in the health care field by first working as front office staff in a medical practice.  As she became more interested in the clinical side of the practice, she decided to become a Medical Assistant. She worked as a medical assistant in a dermatology office while she was in college and was influence by a physician assistant. “As I talked with my colleague, I was intrigued by the broad-base of experience she had and decided to pursue becoming a Physician Assistant,” states Virginia. After receiving her certification, she worked in a Family Medicine Practice but realized that dermatology was the specialty that interested her most.

     As a Certified PA, Virginia evaluates, diagnoses and treats a broad variety of skin conditions both medically and surgically. Virginia performs screening exams, preventive care and patient education for dermatologic patients. She focuses her practice on skin cancer and only sees patients with a history of skin cancer. Virginia works in a team with Keyan Matinpour, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist and fellowship-trained in Mohs Micrographic Surgery.
     

    Professional Details

    • English, Spanish
    • 9 years
    • 4 years

    Supervising Physician

    Professional Education

    • Stanford University School of Medicine
    • Saint Francis University
    Publication Date: April 16, 2024
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