Adrianne Vargas, PA-C
Certified Physician Assistant
Adrienne has worked as a certified physician assistant along side Dr. Saluja since 2012. Her professional interests include skin cancer/melanoma diagnosis, skin surgery, sun damaged skin, and skin complexion. Adrienne is a friendly, native Floridian. During her undergraduate education, Adrienne worked for several years as a medical assistant in dermatology and has loved dermatology ever since. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Florida Atlantic University in 2007. She then earned her master’s degree in Medical Science from Methodist University in North Carolina in 2009. Adrienne is licensed by the Florida Board of Medicine and is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is a member of the American Association of Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and the Florida Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. Adrienne lives with her husband, Dr. Victor Vargas, and their two young children, Lily and Eli. She enjoys the warm Florida weather, traveling, and salsa dancing!
What is a Dermatology Physician Assistant (PA)?
Dr. Saluja answers, “A PA in my office is focused on and specialized in dermatology, specifically skin cancer/melanoma, sun damage, and complexion. Adrienne works within my office caring for our patients. I review her work and we collaborate on your care. Certified and carefully selected and trained by me, Adrienne can diagnose, educate, prescribe medications, formulate treatment plans, and skillfully perform skin procedures. Adrienne is your expert skin detective and prides herself in finding any skin cancers you have. By working as a team, our goal is to provide you with quality personalized care for your skin’s health.”
Christy Giovannini, LE
Christy has been working as a Licensed Medical Aesthetician in Florida since 2004 in the Orlando dermatology market. She lives in Satellite Beach with her husband and two sons; Peyton (9) “the wild one” and Jason (18) “the logical one” that is currently studying at the University of Florida. Christy specializes in PRP treatments of the scalp and face, chemical peels, customized dermaplane & micro current/LED facials, and the latest technology in microneedling combined with radio frequency. Christy brings a warm and caring approach to her patients here on the Space Coast. She believes highly in educating her patients so they have the tools to achieve their optimum results post-injections, post-laser, or post-surgery, as she herself, never stops learning the latest in the industry. Christy has certifications in multiple medical skin care lines and clinical devices. In her time away from the office, Christy likes to be the “hostess with the mostest” for her friends. Christy and her family enjoy training in Jiu Jitsu in which she holds a blue belt!
As a Florida native, Michelle Smith is no stranger here in the Sunshine State. Living in Satellite Beach most of her life, sun damage was abundant and stirred an early interest in anti aging. She has been working in Plastic Surgery and Dermatology since 2010. Michelle has spent the last 6 years working along side Dr. Anita Saluja as a Certified Dermatology Technician. Michelle also holds an Aesthetician License in the State of Florida and specializes in PRP treatments of the scalp and face, chemical peels, customized dermaplane facials, pre & post surgery care, and the latest technology in microneedling combined with radio frequency (The Best Self Vivace Experience). Michelle takes pride in her continued education on medical skin care lines and hand picks a home regimen that delivers results. Michelle is passionate about her connection with her patients and is committed to a long term rejuvenation plan to keep them looking and feeling like their best self. As a mother of 4 and grandmother of 3, her gentle spirit and natural care giving instincts can be experienced during her treatments. Checking off her bucket list of travel destinations is how she likes to spend her free time! Michelle is looking forward to establishing new relationships, appointments can be scheduled at 321-241-1160 or online at www.foryourbestself.com.
Patient Care Coordinator
Rosana “Ro” Mumford, Patient Care Coordinator, comes to us from Sao Paulo, Brazil; however Florida has been her home for the past 19 years. She has been in the medical industry since 2000 and has spent most of her career in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. One conversation with Ro, and you feel her compassion and caring nature. She is driven to devise a beautification plan for her patients and guide them along their journey every step of the way and deliver 5 star experiences. Ro has a vast knowledge in dermal fillers, lasers treatments, and all aspects of surgical treatments. She is an advocate for sun protection and healthy skin. Ro likes to spend her down time with her husband, David, cooking, reading, and traveling. She is also a proud mother to 3, almost grown, children and her fur baby, Sadie. Ro also speaks 4 languages!