Our Staff at South Jersey Skin Care & Laser Center
Cynthia West, M.S., PA-C
Cynthia is a certified physician assistant who graduated from Philadelphia University in 2001 with a master of science degree.
Since graduation, Cynthia has worked in private practice in Philadelphia and has a background in pediatric medicine. She also serves as a preceptor to physician assistant students and family medicine residents, aiding in their education and medical training.
Cynthia is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of South Jersey Society of Dermatology for Physician Assistants. She completed her dermatology training under the supervision of Dr. Robin Levin and has been working with Dr. Levin since 2010. Cynthia is an integral part of the South Jersey Skin Care & Laser Center team and enjoys being a part of a growing practice.
Dana Welsh, M.S., PA-C
Dana Welsh is a board-certified physician assistant who graduated from Temple University in 2007 with a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology. Continuing her studies at Drexel University-Hahnemann Hospital, she graduated with a master of science degree and physician assistant certification.
Since graduation, Dana has worked in a multi-office private dermatology practice in central and southern New Jersey. Due to her experience and approachable demeanor, Dana serves as a mentor for physician assistant students and family medicine residents.
Dana is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. She is fond of helping a wide variety of patients and enjoys being a part of the team at South Jersey Skin Care & Laser Center.
Michelle Smalley, M.S., PA-C
Michelle is a certified physician assistant who graduated from Philadelphia University in 2014 with a Master of Science degree. Since graduation, Michelle has worked in a private dermatology practice in Philadelphia providing care across the lifespan from pediatric to geriatric.
Additionally, she has shared her expertise in dermatology serving as a preceptor to physician assistant students aiding in their education and medical training.
Michelle is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.
Michelle is excited to join the team of professionals that keep patient care at the center of our mission here at South Jersey Skin Care & Laser Center.
Tara Avallone, CME, Licensed Medical Aesthetician
Tara earned her associate of science degree from Gloucester County Community College. She attended Star Technical Institute, where she was trained and certified as a medical assistant. She has worked side by side with physicians and physician assistants during clinical surgeries as well as advanced cosmetic procedures. Adding to her knowledge, Tara attained her aesthetic license from Rizzieri School of Health and Wellness, where she completed her aesthetics and skin care training.
With more than a decade of experience in the medical and aesthetic fields, Tara is deemed an expert and currently holds a position as an Obagi Aesthetic Leadership Community member, where she is sought after for her opinion and expertise, helping to shape the direction of the aesthetic industry.
Tara provides clinical skin care treatments and prescribes products for all skin types, including for acne and sun-damaged and aging skin. She understands the importance of combining the expertise of medical providers and the therapeutic skin care of the aesthetician.
Tara is honored to be a part of such an exceptional dermatology practice and excited to be a member of the South Jersey Skin Care & Laser team.
Kaylynn Marshall, CNA, LME
Kaylynn has been employed in the medical field for over 5 years assisting nurses and doctors as a certified Nursing Assistant. She has helped many patients achieve their highest quality of life through compassionate care and acquired knowledge. She obtained her CNA certification at Burlington County Institute of Technology, graduating in 2010.
Kaylynn has been working at South Jersey Skin Care & Laser Center for the past 3 years and has been an integral part of the cosmetic team. Kaylynn began her career in Dermatology and skin care as a medical assistant working side by side with Dr. Levin. Kaylynn's sharp skills and assistance in many advanced cosmetic procedures and surgeries was the spring board to her promotion within the practice. As the Cosmetic Coordinator, Kaylynn broadened her knowledge with a vast understanding of cosmetic procedures, skin care industry standards and patient consultations.
Continuing her education in the aesthetic and skin care field, Kaylynn attained her aesthetic license from Rizzieri Aveda School.
Kaylynn is a proud member of South Jersey Skin Care & Laser Center and looks forward to providing personal care for each individual she meets.