Our Physician Assistants
Amanda Mazzetta (Tirado) is a physician assistant certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is licensed to practice medicine in the states of New York and New Jersey. Ms. Mazzetta joined Clark Dermatology in 2009 and works closely with Dr. Doctoroff. She has received extensive training in general dermatology to provide quality care for our patients. Ms. Mazzetta received a Bachelor of Arts from La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA in 2006. Upon graduating, she obtained the distinction of Magna Cum Laude. Subsequently, she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Science as well as a Master’s Degree in Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Mercy College in New York in 2008. She graduated from this program with honors. She is an avid member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as the Society for Dermatology Physician Assistants.
Ms. Mazzetta specializes in general dermatology including the diagnosis and treatment of dermatologic conditions such as eczema, acne, psoriasis, warts, and skin cancers. Ms. Mazzetta attends many local and national meetings to enhance her knowledge in dermatology. She also actively participates in volunteer work in the community
Jalpa Patel, PA-C, is a board certified Physician Assistant. Ms. Patel is licensed by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants to practice medicine in the state of New Jersey. Jalpa joined Metropolitan Dermatology in 2010 and works closely with Dr. Doctoroff to diagnose and treat a variety of dermatologic disorders. She has received extensive training in general dermatology to provide the best care for both our pediatric and adult patients.
In 2008, Ms. Patel received a Bachelor of Sciences in Health Science from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA. She received a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2010, completing clinical rotations in Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Psychiatry, Surgery, Ob/Gyn, Pediatrics, and Emergency Medicine.
Jalpa is a fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as the Society for Dermatology Physician Assistants. She specializes in general dermatology including the diagnosis and treatment of dermatologic conditions such as eczema, acne, psoriasis, warts, and skin cancers. Ms. Patel attends local & national meetings to enhance her knowledge in dermatology and is an active member of the community. When she’s not practicing dermatology, Jalpa enjoys mystery novels and fiction, and playing a game of tennis or swimming.
Viraj Shah We are delighted to welcome Viraj Shah, PA-C to our practice. Viraj graduated from Rutgers University where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. Following her time at Rutgers, she obtained her Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital, graduating the program with honors. At Pace, she authored a Clinical Review Article entitled Breast Cancer Screening in Women ages 40-49.
Viraj is skilled in full body skin cancer screenings, patch testing, cryosurgery, incision and drainages, shave and punch biopsies, and treating dermatological conditions such as acne, eczema, rosacea, psoriasis, and warts. Viraj also takes great interest in cosmetic dermatology.
Viraj is proud of creating a brochure on the risks of tanning including acne, eye damage, skin cancer, and wrinkles.
Viraj is a dedicated member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. Viraj keeps current by attending local meetings and actively participating in dermatological case studies. Besides being a PA, Viraj is also a professional Bollywood dancer who enjoys performing at various events and award shows.
Matthew Rossano, M.S. RPA-C, graduated from the University of Notre Dame as a Notre Dame Scholar in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Preprofessional Studies and a second major in Theology. He graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Health Related Professions in 1998 with a Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies.
He is Board Certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. He has been practicing dermatology since early 2003 and has extensive experience in medical as well as cosmetic dermatology. He has performed thousands of surgical and cosmetic procedures. Prior to his dermatological career, Matt worked in emergency medicine and has 15 years of experience in adult and pediatric emergency care.
In his spare time, he sings and plays guitar, and enjoys taking his Basenji named Dewey to the dog park and on long walks.
Albina Kroytor has been a board certified Physician Assistant since 2001. Ms. Kroytor received her Bachelor of Science and PA-C from Pace University/Lenox Hill hospital.
Through her extensive training, Albina offers patients the best in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She enjoys educating patients about skin care, skin cancer prevention and cosmetic skin treatments. Albina is trained in and skillfully performs a wide variety of surgical and non-surgical procedures. She treats various skin conditions such as psoriasis, vitiligo and atopic dermatitis. Ms. Kroytor focuses on minimally invasive cosmetic procedures to improve her patients overall appearance and quality of life with great results and minor recovery time.
During her leisure time she enjoys traveling and exploring new places with her family.
John Marin We are delighted to welcome John J Marin, MPAS,PA-C to our practice. Mr Marin graduated from Touro School of Health Sciences in 2014 with a Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. His thesis was on the various modalities of skin cancer treatments. Mr. Marin is Board Certified thru the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is licensed to practice medicine in New Jersey and New York.
Mr. Marin specializes in general dermatology and is devoted in providing quality care to all of his patients. Mr. Marin graduated from Rutgers College in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health( Epidemiology and Administration) and Psychology. Subsequently, he completed a Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical program at Rutgers-Newark. Mr. Marin has worked in the Healthcare Industry in various business sectors ranging from medical office management ,Managed care and in the pharmaceutical industry for over 15 years.
In his spare time, he enjoys exercising, cycling and traveling. Mr. Marin is fluent in Spanish.