13009 Summerfield Square Dr., Riverview, FL 33578
Jerry Hedrick, MD, was born in Virginia and raised in West Virginia. He received his Bachelors from West Virginia University, Masters and MD from the University of Kentucky. He did his internship and residency at United States Public Health Service Hospital in New York.
Dr. Hedrick has been practicing dermatology for over 40 years and is one of the most dedicated physicians you will find in Tampa Bay. His patients span generation of families and they all will tell you it is his attention to detail and connection he makes with his patients that keep them loyal. Dr. Hedrick welcomed the merger of Suncoast Skin Solutions and Bay Dermatology in 2013 as an opportunity to continue to provide his outstanding standard of patient care that he has practiced for so long.
In his spare time, Dr. Hedrick likes reading and attending antique shows but it is his grandchildren that keep him busy. A truly dedicated grandfather he was actively present and mentored his grandson in the Boyscouts of America.
We are inspired and proud to have Jerry Hedrick as a member of our Suncoast Skin Solutions team.
Dr. Hedrick is currently accepting new patients in our Brandon office, 500 Vonderburg Dr, Suite 115W and at our Riverview office, 13009 Summerfield Square Drive.
May Ko, ARNP was born in Queens, NY and raised in Florida, graduating from the Palm Harbor University High School medical program. She earned both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Florida. In between programs, May worked for 2 years as an RN in oncology. It was during these two years that may decided to return to school to obtain her Master’s.
May loves to fish, cook, and hang out with family and friends. She is drawn to music and plays both the piano and the guitar. May has a dog named London who is very much her child and has a close relationship with her two sisters, 4 nieces and nephew. They definitely keep her busy on weekends.
May is a first generation Chinese American and is proud to be the first in her family to graduate with a Master’s degree.
May loves all aspects of dermatology and is excited to join the Suncoast Skin Solutions team.
May is accepting new patients at our Brandon, Riverview, and Winter Haven offices.
Aaron Alexander Sookhoo, PA-C a Tampa Bay native, is a board-certified Physician Assistant. Aaron received his Bachelor of Science Degree with a focus of Biomedical Sciences and a minor in Public Health from the University of South Florida in May 2012. Aaron then attended Wake Forest University School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program and graduated with a Masters of Medical Science degree in May 2015. After graduating from Wake Forest University, Aaron obtained extensive clinical and surgical experience in general orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery in the Tampa area. Aaron has completed a Dermatological and Cosmetic Surgery externship with a Mohs Surgeon and Dermatopathologist in Winston-Salem, NC. He is Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). He is a member of the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants (FAPA) and the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). While at Wake Forest University, Aaron was a member of the Katherine Anderson Society of the Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (SAAAPA).
In his spare time, Aaron enjoys spending time with his family and traveling. Aaron and his wife, Samantha, spend most of their time chasing after their daughter, Rhani, and their son, Rowan. He has a twin brother who is also in the medical field. He has an older sister who works as a real estate advisor/consultant. Aaron and his brother grew up playing competitive soccer both domestically and internationally.
Aaron enjoys lecturing and his involvement with the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine Physician Assistant Program. He is also a mentor for the Leroy Selmon Learning USF Student-Athlete Mentorship Program.
Aaron is of Trinidadian and Guyanese decent and enjoys spending time in the Caribbean visiting family.
Aaron is currently accepting new patients at our Brandon and Riverview offices.
Kate Schwed, APRN, grew up on the east coast in Jupiter, FL.
She attended the University of Florida (Go Gators!)
as an undergraduate student and obtained her Master of Nursing from Georgetown University.
She is board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, and is an active member of the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners. She participates in local and national conferences to continuously expand her skillset and provide the highest quality of care to her patients.
Kate offers various medical, cosmetic, and surgical services, focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases. She performs office-based dermatological procedures, including the removal and treatment of benign and malignant skin growths.
Kate enjoys spending her free time with family, friends, and her husband, Jon.
She loves living an active lifestyle, traveling, trying new local food spots,
and exploring with her dog, Remy!
Kate is accepting new patients in our Lutz, Brandon & Riverview locations.
Lutz: 4651 Van Dyke Road Lutz, FL 33558
Brandon: 500 Vonderburg Dr. Suite 115W, Brandon, FL 33511
Riverview: 13009 Summerfield Square Dr., Riverview, FL 33578