Cara Essling, MMS, PA-C


Practices In: Naperville
Patients Seen: All Ages

My mis­sion is to treat all patients with the utmost care and com­pas­sion, as if they were my fam­i­ly mem­bers or close friends. I strive to ensure that patients feel con­fi­dent in what they can do to achieve and main­tain healthy skin.

Next Available Appointments
Have you seen a DMG Dermatologist before?

within the last three (3) years

Board Certifications
Licensed Physician Assistant
Clinical Interests

Acne man­age­ment; Biop­sies; Cryother­a­py; Elec­trodessi­ca­tion and curet­tage; Exci­sion; Full Skin Exams; Pho­to­dy­nam­ic ther­a­py; Wart treat­ments; Man­age­ment of atopic der­mati­tis, pso­ri­a­sis, and rosacea; Pho­toag­ing pre­ven­tion and treat­ment and Skin can­cer pre­ven­tion and treatment

Personal Interests

Spend­ing time with fam­i­ly and friends, Traveling/​exploring new places (and foods) and Stay­ing active with Run­ning, Bik­ing and Beach volleyball

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA) Illinois Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (ISDPA)
Indiana University Graduation Date: 2011 Degree: BA
Midwestern University Graduation Date: 2013 Degree: MPAS


Acne Management, Biopsies, Cryotherapy, Electrodessication and Curettage, Excision, Full Skin Exam, Photodynamic Therapy, Wart Treatment


Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis), Psoriasis, Rosacea