Leigh Ann Rola, PA-C

Leigh Ann Rola, PA-C

Leigh Ann Rola, PA-C, is a physician assistant with the Dermatology Section at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Atopic dermatitis
Locations: Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care; Specialty Care, Virtua; Specialty Care, Exton; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Background

Leigh Ann Rola, PA-C, is a pediatric dermatology physician assistant in the Section of Dermatology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Prior to coming to Philadelphia, she spent two years working as a pediatric dermatology physician assistant at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. She holds a bachelor of science in clinical dietetics and nutrition from the University of Pittsburgh, and later graduated from the masters program in physician assistant studies at Chatham University. Her areas of clinical specialty include acne, atopic dermatitis, warts, molluscum, and moles. She has familiarity with management of infantile hemangiomas.

Certified physician assistants (PAs) are nationally certified and state licensed healthcare professionals who practice medicine in coordination with a supervising physician. Physician assistants are able to see patients on their own or in conjunction with a physician. Physician assistants perform a variety of tasks including taking histories and performing physical exams, diagnosing and treating illness, ordering and interpreting laboratory and diagnostic studies, and providing patients with health education and counseling. They are able to write prescriptions as well as perform and assist with in-office and surgical procedures.

 

Education and Training

Additional Training

Master of Physician Assistant Studies - Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

Board Certification

Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Clinical Dietetics and Nutrition - University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Physician Assistant

Departments and Services