Gary Vanetsky, PA

About Me

Gary Vanetsky, PA

Gary Vanetsky is a board certified Physician Assistant with 17 years of experience. He has developed and refined his clinical practice in a wide variety of general dermatology as well as cosmetic procedures. His expertise includes over 20 different lasers and intense pulsed light devices.

Gary is a seven-time NCAA Academic All-American and holds an NCAA All-Around title in Men's Gymnastics, Division II & Ill.

He is passionate about sun protection and is a runner, reader, and yoga enthusiast. Gary and his wife, Corinna, live in Carlsbad raising their two sons.

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Where I Practice

West Dermatology @ Encinitas

West Dermatology @ Encinitas

477 N. El Camino Real Suite D-308
Encinitas, CA 92024


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My Training & Credentials

Undergraduate & Medical
  • Undergraduate: California Polytechnic State University Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Science and Biochemistry, San Luis Obispo CA

  • Graduate Education: Midwestern University Osteopathic Medical School Master of Medical Science (MMS) degree, Downers Grove Illinois

Post-Medical Training
  • Gary also trained in the field of dermatology for over three years with world-renowned dermatologists like Dr. Richard Fitzpatrick and Dr. Mitchel Goldman.

Board of Certification
  • Board Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C)

Professional Societies
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Society for Dermatological Physician Assistants
  • California Association of Physician Assistants


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