Meet Karen Sticka
Karen Sticka is a board-certified dermatology physician assistant who specializes in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology at SkinMD. A native New Yorker, she graduated in 1997 from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY with a bachelor’s degree in science and sports medicine. In 1999, she completed her studies as a physician assistant at LeMoyne College in Syracuse, NY. Karen spent her early medical career in emergency medicine, diagnosing and treating everything from simple illnesses and injuries to life-threatening conditions. She initially gained dermatology experience in cosmetic and laser procedures, and soon discovered her true passion.
In 2015, her extensive training, education, and commitment to ongoing studies earned her the title of Diplomate Fellowship through the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. This status is the highest available achievement within the profession as recognized by the American Academy of Dermatology. She is also a member of the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants and an active member of the Texas Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.
Karen provides a wide range of skin health services, such as surgical excisions, skin cancer screening, and treatments for acne, psoriasis, and eczema. She is also experienced in advanced skin rejuvenation techniques and uses a customized approach for each patient based on their lifestyle and skin care needs. She believes that patient education and prevention is as important as the diagnosis and treatment of their condition.
In her spare time, you can often find Karen on the baseball field cheering on her children or trying out the newest food trucks.