Sandra grew up in Columbia, South America, where she graduated from medical school and moved to Florida in 1999. She continued her education in the U.S. and graduated with honors as a Physician Assistant from Miami Dade College and is a certified Surgical Physician Assistant. Sandra chose dermatology as her specialty because of the diversity of the field; her passion is dermatologic surgery procedures. When working with patients, Sandra emphasizes her role as an educator, enjoys spending time with her patients, properly answering questions regarding skin cancer, skin care, and any other dermatologic questions. She performs very thorough examinations and offers compassionate care to all her patients. She believes in developing relationships that help her patients feel comfortable and understand the importance of prevention and early detection of skin cancer. Sandra, based on her experience as a Dermatology Surgical Physician Assistant, is able to diagnose and treat patients in all areas of Dermatology under the supervision of Dr. Hassanein. Away from work, Sandra enjoys spending time with her husband and three beautiful young children.