Joy Watson, MMS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

North Suburban Dermatology Associates

Joy Watson is a physician assistant with 17 years of experience, and the newest member of our team. She sees patients at North Suburban Dermatology Associates.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Augustana College, a private school in Rock Island, IL, before attending Saint Louis University where she earned her Physician Assistant Master of Medical Sciences degree in 2004. From there, Joy went on to work in the surgery department at Medical Associates of Clinton in Iowa, before she began her career in dermatology with Soderstrom Skin Institute out of Davenport and Clinton in Iowa in 2009. 

Joy specializes in medical dermatology including full-body skin examinations (skin cancer screenings), excisions, acne, and treating additional conditions of the skin ranging from acute to chronic.

Joy, her husband, and their daughters recently moved to Illinois from Iowa.

Joy Watson, PA-C


Undergraduate Studies
Augustana University – Bachelor of Science in Biology

Post Graduate Education
Saint Louis University – Master of Medical Sciences
Graduated in 2004


Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Illinois Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
Iowa Physician Assistant Society