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Jill Gifford, PA-C

Portland Dermatology Certified Physician Assistant

Norris Dermatology and Laser NW is excited to announce that Jill Gifford PA-C will be joining the practice in September 2018.

Jill Gifford PA-C is a board certified physician assistant with twenty years’ experience in dermatology. After completing her medical training at Stanford University she practiced internal medicine in the Bay Area. As her passion for dermatology grew she pursued advanced training in dermatology at the University of California San Francisco.

With her roots in the Pacific Northwest, Jill moved to Portland in 2000 where she continued to practice medical dermatology.  She is fluent in Spanish and has participated in overseas medical volunteer trips to Africa and Latin America. Jill enjoys live music, water sports, entertaining at home and spending time with her family in The Gorge. Jill is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Oregon Dermatology Society and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.


Jill will be accepting new dermatology patients and teaming with Dr. Norris’ existing patients to optimize the quality and efficiency of our care.  We look forward to welcoming Jill into our practice.


Who is a Physician Assistant (PA)?

A Physician Assistant for a dermatology clinic is a mid-level provider, fully trained to care for patients under a physicians’ supervision.  Physician Assistants are able to diagnose medical dermatological conditions, prescribe medications, order and interpret labs, perform procedures and develop dermatology treatment plans.   Jill’s key role will be providing extended care under Dr. Norris’ supervision.

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