About Us
 

Physician & Founder

Dr. Robert A. Norman

Dr. Robert Norman is the founder, owner and CEO of Dermatology Healthcare, LLC. a national company that provides dermatology consults in long-term care facilities. Dr. Norman established Dermatology Healthcare in the early 90’s. Dr. Norman has extensive training and is board certified in both primary care and dermatology. He has used the Ten Commandments of Leadership Success to lead and manage his own businesses. Dr. Norman has authored over thirty plus books and hundreds of articles for various publications including Discover Magazine, American Journal of Clinical Medicine, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, and The Journal of Geriatric Dermatology. Over the years he has been the leading authority on Geriatric Dermatology and has spoken as recent as the American Academy of Dermatology 2012 in addition he served as the Section Director for Geriatric Dermatology for the World Congress of Dermatology in Argentina 2007 and  2012 in Brazil. Dr. Norman also conducts numerous speaking engagements for both private and Fortune 1000 groups worldwide. Geriatric Dermatology has been a passion of Dr. Norman’s as well as his highly caring and qualified team of associates. When speaking and motivating his staff Dr. Norman’s philosophy is “Always to put the patients care first and you can’t fail”.

He is a frequent medical volunteer and is at the gold level in the AAD Leadership Circle for Volunteerism. He has made annual trips to Jamaica since 2009 as well as trips to Guatemala, Haiti and Cuba.

Dr. Norman completed his pre-med, medical, and public health training at Michigan State University, Midwestern University, the Cleveland Clinic, and the University of South Florida. He and his wife Carol have five children brought together in a blended family. Dr. Norman is very active in his community serving on many service organization boards as well as donating his services. When he can he plays tennis, trapshooting, biking, kayaking and harmonica.


Publications

  1. Norman, Robert "What's healthy?" Bi-weekly health column appearing in six local newspapers published by Century Publications.
  2. Norman, Robert and Genest, Jacques. "Tuboeruptive xanthomas: report of a case and treatment with gemfibrozil." Cutis Magazine April 1988
  3. Norman, Robert et al. "Dermatofibroma protuberans: report of a case." Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. February 1988. Vol. 88, no. 2, pp 245-247.
  4. Norman, Robert "The relationship between pulmonary tuberculosis and bronchogenic carcinoma." Osteopathic Medical News. January 1988, Vol.5, No. 1, pp. 1, 22-23.
  5. Norman, Robert "Spinal Schistosomiasis: a case study and rehabilitation." Osteopathic Medical News. Nov./DEC 1987. Vol. 4, No.10, pp. 4850.
  6. Toffol, Gilbert and Norman, Robert. "Hypertensive encephalopathy." Journal of American Osteopathic Association. September 1986. Vol. 86, No.9, pp.572-576.
  7. Bear, David; Rosenbaum, Jerrold; and Norman, Robert. "Aggression in cat and human precipitated by a cholinesterase inhibitor." Psychosomatics. July 1986. Vol.27, No. 7. (Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts)
  8. Toffol, Gilbert and Norman, Robert. "Care of stroke and TIA victim." Osteopathic Medical News. June 1986. Vol.2, No.6, pp. 14-22
  9. Norman, Robert. " Maine's Lighthouse of Osteopathic Learning." Osteopathic Medical News. July/August 1985. vol.2, No.3, pp. 1,10,15-16.
  10. Norman, Robert. " Chlamydia Infections: the disease of the 80's." Osteopathic Medical News. May/June 1985. Vol.2, No. 3, pp. 1, 22, 23, 49.
  11. Norman, Robert "Solitary osteochondroma of the fibula." Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. July 1984. Vol. 83, No. 7, pp. 93-96
  12. Norman, Robert. "Sexual consequences of disability." Osteopathic Medicine. Four-part series- February 1981, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp.43-48; March 1981, Vol.6, No. 3, pp. 33-39; April 1981, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 44-48; May 1981, Vol. 6, No. 5, pp. 27-32.
  13. Norman, Robert. "CCOM medical students visit Haiti" Osteopathic Medicine. May 1980, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 18-25.
  14. Norman, Robert "Dramatic New Help For Fibrocystic Breast Disease" Bestways. January 1988
  15. Norman, Robert "The Body Silent" (Book Review) JAOA. vol.88. no.7 July 1988
  16. Norman, Robert; Grodin, Michael "Injuries from Break Dancing" American Family Physician. October 1984 (Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts)
  17. Norman, Robert; Lavan, Spencer; Perakis, Charles "Writing in Medical School" The Journal of Medical Humanities. Volume 10, No. 1, Spring/Summer 1989
  18. Norman, Robert. "Medicaid Patients Receive Unequal Treatment" USA Today. March 1994
  19. Norman, Robert et al Diffuse Histiocytic Lymphoma Treated with Chemotherapy and Radiation Cutis April 1996
  20. Norman, Robert "A Dermatologist’s Guide to Nursing Home Consultations" Skin and Aging (The Journal of Geriatric Dermatology) January 1998 Premier Issue--Feature Article
  21. Norman, Robert "The Woman Who Lost Her Skin" -- Discover Magazine 1998

Previous publications (partial listing) -- literary

  • Discover Magazine - December 1998
  • Relax Magazine - September 1993
  • Off Hours - March 1986
  • Tampa Bay Magazine - December 1985
  • Greater Portland Magazine - Summer 1985
  • Maine Life St. Petersburg Times - interview with Robin Cook - March 29, 1987

Providers

Our specially-trained providers work together as an integrated team to provide the best dermatological care possible. Our providers include:

Thierry Chapuis, PA-C
Thierry Chapuis, PA-C, has been a Physician's Assistant with Dermatology Healthcare since February 2003. A tennis enthusiast, Thierry's been in Florida for over 20 years. He received his undergraduate degree at University of Florida and received his Physician Assistant education at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

 

 

Donna M. Fife, MS, ARNP
Donna M. Fife, MS, ARNP, joined Dermatology Healthcare in 2007 and has worked in the medical field for nearly 20 years. Starting as a phlebotomist, she worked her way through the ADN Nursing Program at Hillsborough Community College. Once a Registered Nurse, she worked for many years at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, primarily in a Cardiothoracic Medical/Surgical Trauma Unit. She continued her education at Florida Southern College, earning a Bachelor of Nursing degree. Donna then completed the Master of Nursing program at the University of South Florida. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and is certified as an Adult Health Nurse Practitioner. Since completing the master's program, Donna has dedicated her practice to geriatrics, pulmonary care and dermatology.

 

William Eng, M.D., FCAP

Dr. William Eng has been with Dermatology Healthcare since 2010. Dr. Eng graduated from St. Cloud University with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology in 1988. He earned a Master of Science in Microbiology at the University of Tennessee 1990. He completed his medical degree from the University of Tennessee in 1994 and his residency in pathology AP/CP from the University of Texas-Houston. He also completed a dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Texas-Southwestern. He is board certified in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, and Dermatopathology. He has been heavily involved with dermatopathology research and has several publications in dermatology journals.   

Administration

Our administration includes:

Carol Norman - Owner & Officer

Carol Norman is partner and handles operations for Dermatology Healthcare LLC, and Robert A. Norman, DO, PA Dermatology practices. In the '90s, Carol crossed over from her 17 years in banking to provide her administrative knowledge to Dr. Norman‘s medical practice. She has promoted and facilitated the successful growth of his practices. Her dedication to customer satisfaction and company success has been an objective that she has required of herself as well as other employees. Her belief in Dr. Norman to bring patients the best in dermatology healthcare in an environment of care, concern and know-how, along with her communication skills, commitment, problem solving and creativity, have lent to their success and their accomplishments. Carol and Dr. Norman have five children brought together in a blended family, whom they are very proud of and marvel at each of their very individual personalities. They have two grandchildren who keep them amused and energized.  

Mission Statement

To provide the highest quality, most cost-effective  prevention and treatment of skin diseases for our nursing home, assisted living, home health care, hospice, and private patients.
 
     Dr. Robert A. Norman
     President