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Meet our PAs & NPs

Felicia Hoffman, PA-C

Felicia Hoffman, PA-C

Felicia Hoffman, PA-C has over 15 years experience as a Physician Assistant in the field of Dermatology servicing patients from Alpharetta, Roswell, Cumming, Johns Creek, Canton, Woodstock, Holly Springs, Milton, Peachtree Corners, Sandy Springs and Dunwoody.

Felicia Hoffman earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics with honors at Life University in 2001, and her Master of Medical Science degree at Emory University in December 2005.

She serves as a guest lecturer at Emory University and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Physician Assistant Programs. She also mentors prospective and current Physician Assistant students.

In her free time, Felicia and her husband, Dexter, enjoy chasing their 3 young children, golden retriever and german shepherd. They love to spend weekends cheering on the Bulldogs and running in the many parks in Roswell.

Felicia is a current and active member of numerous societies including GDPA, SDPA, AAPA, and GAPA. She also served as Philanthropic Chair for the GDPA.

Felicia Hoffman, PA-C sees patients in our Roswell, GA and Woodstock, GA offices. She sees adult and pediatric patients.

Office Locations
Roswell, GA

Raquel Ludwig, PA-C, MPH

Raquel Ludwig, PA-C, MPH

Raquel Ludwig, PA-C, MPH is a licensed and Board-Certified Physician Assistant in medical, cosmetic, and surgical Dermatology. She has been practicing as a PA since 2011. Originally from Indiana, Raquel graduated from Emory University School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program. Prior to PA School, Raquel also earned her Master of Public Health degree from the University of Illinois-Chicago and worked on research studies sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health.

Raquel strives to provide the highest quality in dermatological care. She accomplishes this by integrating her patients’ values with the best available medical research. Her experience in emergency medicine taught her how to communicate with patients during times of stress and how to calm people of all ages. “Attaining excellent outcomes is great. But, doing it with a warm, holistic approach is even better.”

She has undergone formalized training in dermoscopy, a non-invasive method of examining skin lesions which has been shown to improve diagnostic accuracy for skin cancer. Raquel also participates in a monthly scientific journal club where dermatologists and medical residents discuss the latest research in dermatology.

Raquel has co-authored several scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals. She has also been a speaker at national conventions held by the Centers for Disease Control and American Public Health Association.

In their free time, Raquel and her family enjoy outdoor activities such as cycling, camping, and stand up paddle boarding. In her younger days, she enjoyed rappelling off cliffs, skydiving, white-water rafting, and cave-exploring (spelunking). Raquel and her family have fallen in love with Georgia, and they have planted strong roots in the community.

Raquel is available to help you with your dermatologic needs at the Roswell, GA, Woodstock, GA, Marietta / East Cobb, GA locations. She sees adult and pediatric patients.

Office Locations
Marietta, GA (East Cobb)
Woodstock, GA

Julia Miller, PA-C

Julia Miller, PA-C

Julia Miller has been a Board Certified Physician Assistant since 2010. She attended the University of Georgia completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and graduating with honors, Julia pursued her interest in medicine working in the Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit at Emory Midtown Hospital. She then completed her Master’s Degree in Medical Science at Emory University. During her many rotations through some of Atlanta’s highest rated medical facilities, she became particularly interested in the field of dermatology.

Julia has been working in dermatology for over eight years and enjoys the evaluation and treatment of general dermatological conditions and performing minor surgical procedures.

Julia is certified by the State of Georgia Composite Medical Board and the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and the Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants.

Outside of medicine, Julia enjoys spending time outdoors and working on home improvements with her husband, Chad, their young daughter, Rowan, and their dog.

Julia sees patients in our Roswell, Woodstock, East Cobb and Dawsonville, GA offices. She sees adult and pediatric patients.

Office Locations
Woodstock, GA

 

Namita Kumar, PA-C

Namita Kumar, PA-C

Namita Kumar, PA-C, joined Goodman Dermatology in June 2021. Namita has almost 15 years of experience in the field of general, surgical and cosmetic dermatology; her expertise includes but is not limited to examinations and treatments for acne, rashes, warts, and skin cancer screenings. More so, Namita is also well trained to perform surgical procedures such as skin biopsies and the removal of skin cancers, moles, cysts, cosmetic removals, Botox and filler treatments.

Namita completed her undergraduate and medical studies in India, where she was born and raised. During her training, she spent time across Dermatology and Ophthalmology, and ultimately, she completed her residency in Ophthalmology. After practicing as an eye surgeon for many years in India, Namita and her family moved to Atlanta, and soon after her arrival, she enrolled at Emory University School of Medicine. Here, she received her Master of Medical Sciences through Emory’s prestigious Physician Assistant Program. Additionally, she is a proud member of the specialty group – Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants and Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.

Namita and her family enjoy living in the North Georgia suburbs. In her time away from work, she enjoys cooking, traveling, running and playing with her Cavachon puppy. We are excited to welcome Namita to the Goodman Dermatology family.

Office Locations
Dawsonville, GA

Namita Kumar, PA-C

Lori Darrah, MSN, FNP-BC

Lori Darrah, nurse practitioner, joined Goodman Dermatology in 2022 after working for several years in a pediatric practice and the last five years specializing in dermatology. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner, earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Christopher Newport University in 2003 and her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Wright State University in 2006.

Lori is a member of Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and Dermatology Nurses’ Association. Her interests and practice include medical and surgical dermatology.

Lori and her husband live in the Alpharetta area and they have two children. Outside of work, Lori enjoys reading, running, golf, spending time with family and friends, and exploring new areas.

Office Locations
Buford, GA
Canton, GA
Roswell, GA

 

Namita Kumar, PA-C

Peyton Ledford, PA

Peyton Ledford earned her Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Georgia and her Master of Medical Science degree at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Peyton began her dermatology concentration in 2019 as part of Goodman Dermatology’s Pre-Physician Assistant Program after earning her Bachelor’s degree, with direct supervision from Physicians and PAs, assisting in skin cancer screenings, medical and cosmetic dermatology, and MOHS surgery.

Peyton performs skin cancer screenings and treats a wide range of dermatologic conditions in pediatric and adult patients. She is committed to providing high-quality care by staying up to date on advances in dermatology, prioritizing an open and comfortable environment to develop individualized care plans.

Peyton is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and the Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants.

Peyton, her husband, and their pup enjoy spending time together hiking, traveling, volunteering, and working on home projects. Peyton also values spending time with family and friends.

Megan Tracy, PA-C

Megan will be joining Goodman Dermatology November 2022.

Office Locations
Canton, GA
Woodstock, GA

Namita Kumar, PA-C

Alexa Deck, PA-C

Alexa Deck has been a Board Certified Physician Assistant since 2019. She received her Bachelor’s degree graduating Magna Cum Laude from Auburn University and Master of Physician Assistant from Augusta University. She completed 1 year in internal medicine prior to beginning her work in dermatology. This experience provided Alexa with the ability to help her patients better manage their dermatology conditions as well as educate them about the role they play in their treatment.

Alexa is a licensed Georgia Physician Assistant and is an active member of the Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants attending monthly meetings to stay up to date with emerging dermatology treatments. Additionally, she is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and recently completed the SDPA Diplomate Fellowship Program.

Alexa’s interests include general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. She has experience treating a wide range of dermatologic conditions in adult patients and previously worked alongside a Mohs surgeon.

In her free time, Alexa enjoys spending time with her husband (Sam), German Shorthaired Pointer pup (Milly), family and friends, traveling, cooking, and exercising.

Office Locations
Buford / Sugar Hill, GA (East Cobb)
Canton, GA
Cumming, GA

Call our office today to book an appointment at (770) 754-0787 or book an appointment online.