Medical Assistants

Barbara – Certified Medical Assistant


After owning her own business in New Jersey for 25 years, Barbara moved to Bradenton, Florida, with her family in 1998. After working in Ophthalmology for 6 years as a Certified Ophthalmologic Assistant, she realized that dermatology was where she belonged. She became a Certified Medical Assistant and has worked in dermatology for more than 8 years. Barbara has worked with Dr. Trent for over 6 years. She has always enjoyed working with people to help them achieve healthy and beautiful skin. When she is not helping others, Barbara loves spending time with her 2 children.

Debbie – Certified Medical Assistant


Debbie was born and raised in Long Island, New York. She worked in the medical field since 1986 and has worked for Dr Trent for over 8 years. Dr. Trent has created an environment that affords her the opportunity to meet new people and to create a feeling of special and individual attention towards each patient. Debbie works with a team to guide the patients comfortably through treatments and procedures. In her free time, Debbie enjoys nature, photography, and spending time with her granddaughter and family.

Sheila – Certified Medical Assistant


Sheila moved to Sarasota from Hawaii in 1980. She became a certified Medical Assistant in 1985 and found her niche in dermatology. She joined Dr. Trent in 2007 where she fulfills her passion for helping others. Sheila strives to ensure every patient is put at ease and receives great results from their treatments. In her spare time, she enjoys thrifting, dinners with friends and family, and traveling to exotic locations with her daughter.

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