Accepting New Patients! Kara Hankes MPAS, PA-C recently joined Dorset Street Dermatology after graduating from Franklin Pierce University’s Master of Physician Assistant Studies program. She is a Physician Assistant specializing in medical and surgical dermatology. Ms. Hankes is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross where she received her Bachelor’s degree in History and Premedical studies. Prior to receiving her Physician Assistant degree, Ms. Hankes was Phoebe Pelkey PA-C’s medical assistant. She is thrilled to be back at Dorset Street Dermatology. Ms. Hankes is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, NCCPA. She is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the Physician Assistant Academy of Vermont where she served as the student delegate to the board. Kara is a native Vermonter who enjoys skiing, playing soccer and spending time with her family.