Elisabeth (Ellie) Cruz, PA-C, is a certified physician assistant under the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She received her bachelor’s degree from the College of Saint Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Saint Catherine University in Saint Paul, MN. Ellie is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. Prior to joining the Charlotte Skin and Laser team, Ellie practiced medical dermatology in Minnesota. She looks forward to joining the Charlotte Skin and Laser team to provide all aspects of medical dermatology to her patients. Her favorite part about working in dermatology is building trusting relationships with patients and helping her patients feel happy and healthy in their skin. She believes patient education is an essential component of the treatment plan to provide the best optimal care to patients.
Ellie is a Minnesota native and recently relocated to Charlotte with her husband and their dog, Letty. She enjoys exploring all that Charlotte has to offer with her family, with some of her favorite outdoor activities include hiking on the beautiful trails, kayaking the lakes and biking. Ellie is also an avid traveler and loves to explore new cities and countries in her free time.