6499 38th Ave. Ste B2 St. Petersburg, FL 33710
Colonel George L. Bondar, board certified Dermatologist, is retired from the Air Force where he was the mobilization assistant to the Commander, 59th Medical Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
Colonel Bondar was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He graduated from The University of Saskatchewan in 1975. Prior to entering medical school, Colonel Bondar was employed as an in-house engineering management consultant for the Corporation of the City of Calgary and also as a university lecturer in business administration. He completed medical school at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. His internship and residency in dermatology were completed at Deaconess Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo. This was followed by a dermatologic surgery fellowship at the Stough Clinic in Hot Springs, Ark. Colonel Bondar also completed a preventive medicine-occupational/ environmental residency at the Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh and a family practice residency a Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital, Ohio.
Colonel Bondar entered the Air Force as a general medical officer via direct civilian appointment in 1989 at the 911th Tactical Airlift Group Clinic, 911th Tactical Airlift Group, Pittsburgh International Airport, Pa. He volunteered for active duty during the Persian Gulf War and served as the squadron medical element flight surgeon with the 328th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 914th Tactical Airlift Group, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Base, N.Y. As a traditional reservist, he served the 914th Airlift Wing as squadron medical element flight surgeon; chief, aeromedical services; special assistant to wing commander-medical services; and during Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom as expeditionary medical group commander, Seeb North, Air Base, Oman. Colonel Bondar deployed to the Balkans on numerous occasions in support of Operations Provide Promise, Joint Guard and Joint Forge. He is the first Air Force Reserve flight surgeon graduate of the Advanced Airlift Training and Tactics Course.
Colonel Bondar’s dermatological experience and commitment to exemplary patient care makes him a perfect addition to our Suncoast Skin Solutions team.
Jennifer Hickman, ARNP-C is a native Floridian, born and raised in Saint Petersburg, Florida. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Gerontology from the University of South Florida and an Associates of Arts in Nursing from Hillsborough Community College. Jennifer began her career as a registered nurse at Largo Medical Center. In February 2006 Jennifer joined Suncoast Skin Solutions as Charge Nurse, where she realized her passion for dermatology. While still working at Suncoast Skin Solutions, Jennifer decided to pursue her dream to become an ARNP-C specializing in Dermatology. She was fortunate to be accepted to the South University’s Masters of Nursing program. Jennifer graduated with her Masters of Science in Nursing in June 2016. Jennifer is a current member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Jennifer loves anything related to water sports such as fishing, boating, and paddle boarding. She is an avid reader, enjoys working out and spending time with her family. She is married and has two beautiful daughters and a playful Labrador retriever named Nala.
We are excited that Jennifer will continue serving patients at Suncoast Skin Solutions in her new role as ARNP-C. We congratulate Jennifer on continuing her education to better serve her community.
Jennifer is seeing patients at or St Petersburg and Largo offices.
6499 38th Ave. Ste B2 St. Petersburg, FL 33710, phone: (727) 347-6635
8787 Bryan Dairy Road Suite 360, Largo, Florida 33777, phone: 727-393-4900