Jessica Wood-Fertig, PA-C, MSPAS is a nationally certified physician assistant, specializing in dermatology. Jessica was born and raised in New Mexico. She completed her undergraduate studies at Fresno State in California, where she majored in psychology. She completed her physician assistant training at The University of Saint Francis in Albuquerque, NM. She is certified by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants.
Jessica first became interested in medicine while working at an animal hospital, while completing her undergraduate studies. After volunteering at an oncology hospital, she realized her passion of caring for human patients, which prompted her to pursue PA school. While in PA school, she completed an internship at Dermatology of Santa Fe, with Dr. Jester. After graduating from PA school, she worked in general surgery and endocrine surgery, before moving on to pursue her love of dermatology. Jessica enjoys seeing and treating patient with a vast array of dermatological concerns such as eczema, acne, skin cancer, psoriasis and many other disease processes. In addition to medical dermatology, Jessica also has a passion for dermatological aesthetics and is a certified injector in both dermal filler agents and botulinum toxin (Botox) agents. Jessica is driven by her passion to connect with patients and is honored to be a healthcare provider in her home state.
Jessica lives in Albuquerque with her husband and their animals. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, skiing, shopping, and traveling.