Michael Nelms, PA

“It’s exciting to be on the cutting edge of dermatology and medicine in general. Scientific advances are being made everyday to help keep the skin healthy and youthful looking.”


About Me

Michael Nelms, PA

Mike became interested in the specialty of dermatology while working in family practice medicine. He was intrigued by many skin conditions and found an interest in the aesthetic as well as the medical benefits that dermatology can offer.

Mike attended King's College where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies graduating Magna Cum Laude. He was also the recipient of the highly competitive National Health Service Corps Scholarship.

Following his formal education, Mike worked with the United States Public Health Care Service as a physician assistant for the Metropolitan Correctional Center at the San Diego Federal Prison. Shortly after, he worked for the Quality Care Medical Center in Oceanside, California, as a physician assistant.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, riding dirt bikes, and surfing he even holds the rank of Blackbelt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.


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Locations

Where I Practice

West Dermatology @ San Clemente

West Dermatology @ San Clemente

1300 Avenida Vista Hermosa Suite #150
San Clemente, CA 92673

Insurance

Accepted Insurance

Accolades

My Training & Credentials

Undergraduate & Medical
  • Undergrad: King's College, B.S. in Physician Assistant Studies


Post-Medical Training
  • United States Public Health Care Service as a physician assistant for the Metropolitan Correctional Center at the San Diego Federal Prison.
  • Quality Care Medical Center in Oceanside, California, as a physician assistant.

Board of Certification
  • Nationally Certified Physician Assistant
Professional Societies
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • California Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants


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Services

Conditions I Specialize In Treating

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