Mrs. Heather Gates, PA-C

Certified Dermatology Physician Assistant

Creekside Office Location: Tuesday - Friday

​Heather Gates, PA-C, is a Certified Physician Assistant. Heather is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and is licensed to practice medicine through the Florida Board of Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, the Florida Society for Dermatology Physician Assistants, as well as the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery. Heather treats patients of all ages and enjoys making a difference in the lives of her patients.

Heather is originally from Washington, IL. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science from nearby Bradley University in Peoria, IL. She then completed her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Carbondale, IL where she served as the Physician Assistant Organization President. She most recently moved to Florida in 2016 after practicing dermatology in Illinois and Iowa for 5 years.  

Heather is committed to providing excellent care to keep your skin healthy, happy, and cancer free. She is experienced in general dermatology, providing treatments for skin, hair, and nails, as well as skin cancer treatments. She is also experienced in cosmetic dermatology including fillers, Botox Cosmetic injections, and Kybella. Heather has a particular passion for both medical and cosmetic laser surgery. She has had extensive training in laser treatments and has been skilled in this since 2011. 

Heather is married to her husband Drew and together they have a daughter. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing with her dogs, reading, and patiently awaiting the Chicago Cubs next world series victory.