Sam is a board certified physician assistant. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in pre-med biology at the University of Tampa in 2007. She also received her Masters of Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant studies at Nova Southeastern University in 2011, where she was on the Dean's List and graduated with honors. She has extensive training in Emergency Medicine, working for both Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Fawcett Memorial Hospital.
She joined Coastal Dermatology in April 2012, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. Sam performs skin screenings, biopsies, cryotherapy, intralesional injections, acne treatment, cyst removal, skin tag removal and minor skin surgeries. She especially enjoys the diagnosis and treatment of various skin rashes.
She is affiliated with several organizations including the Society of Dermatologic Physician Assistants, Florida Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
She enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor activities, Crossfit, running, biking, triathlons and going to the beach with her dog, Lily.