Heidi Schultz, PAC joined Dr. Barkey in 2010. Heidi did her undergraduate work at The University of Michigan earning a BS in kinesiology in 1999. She received her Masters of Science – Physician Assistant degree from CMU in 2001. In 2007 she passed her re-certification examination. She was recertified in 2019.
Before starting with Dr. Barkey, Heidi worked for 6 years in the Emergency Department of Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, for two years with a plastic surgeon in Birmingham, and for two years with a thoracic surgery group at Beaumont in Royal Oak. Heidi was the first surgical assistant for all surgeries with both the plastic surgeon and the thoracic surgery group. She has performed many surgeries under the direction of a Birmingham plastic surgeon, Ellen Janetzke, MD, and also under the direction of a Mohs micrographic surgeon, Parrish Sadeghi, MD.
Heidi also has had prior experience performing a number of cosmetic procedures including GentleLase® laser for hair removal, the Lumenis One® Intense Pulse Light device for photorejuvination, Botox® injections (both cosmetic and medical), various chemical peels, and fillers (Voluma®, Volbella®, and Vollure®, and Juvederm®). Over the last seven years working with Dr. Barkey, Heidi has performed thousands of complex excisions of both benign and malignant lesions including lesions on the scalp, face, neck, trunk, and extremities. According to Dr. Barkey, “Heidi’s surgical expertise is phenomenal. She has a gentle touch and is truly a delight to work with.”