Alexander Blank, MS, PA-C
Board Certified Physician Assistant
Alexander Blank, PA-C, has been a practicing PA since 2020. He completed his master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL, graduating as valedictorian of his class. He spent the first years of his medical career in Vascular Surgery, honing his surgical skills in the operating room, outpatient surgery center, and wound care center at Swedish Hospital in Chicago, IL. He joined Northshore Dermatology Center in 2022. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA), and Society of Dermatological Physician Assistants (SDPA).
Alex’s clinical focuses are medical dermatology, surgical dermatology, and wound care. He treats all dermatological conditions and enjoys working with patients of all ages. He practices evidence-based medicine and strives for the surgical precision demanded of him in previous roles. Alex believes top-level care requires patients to understand their condition and treatment options before making a mutual decision with their medical provider. Patients value his compassion, thoughtfulness, and relatability.
Whether he’s promoting healthy aging by preventing and treating skin cancers, or helping people feel more comfortable and confident in their skin, Alex focuses on the individual needs of each patient.
In his free time, Alex is an avid reader, writer, and outdoorsman. Prior to working in healthcare, he worked as a copywriter and creative writer. He was born and raised in Chicago, where he still lives with his wife.
Alex is currently welcoming new patients.