About Us

Meet the Team

Our Doctors

  • Dr. Paul D. Reicherter
    Dr. Paul D. Reicherter

    Dr. Reicherter is a native of Kansas. He began at Baker University where he was a scholar athlete and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He earned his medical degree at the University of Kansas Medical Center where he graduated with honors and was introduced into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He then went on to do his residency at the prestigious dermatology program at Stanford University. He received his training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery at Stanford as well. He is a fellow of the American Society for Mohs Surgery.

    Dr. Reicherter is a member of the Oregon Medical Society, the Oregon Dermatology Society, Willamette Dermatology Society, American Society of Cosmetic and Aesthetic Surgery, a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology, and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.

    Dr. Reicherter has a very active family life with his beautiful wife, and their six children. In his spare time, he likes to read and play tennis.

  • Dr. Tony Nakhla
    Dr. Tony Nakhla

    Dr. Tony N. Nakhla is a Board Certified Dermatologist, Dermatologic Surgeon, Medical Director of OC Skin Institute, and author of the book: The Skin Commandments: 10 Rules to Healthy, Beautiful Skin. Dr Nakhla is devoted to aiding patients to develop stronger health and beauty through medicine and the latest surgical procedures for the skin.

    Dr. Nakhla is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of California Irvine and Western University of Health Sciences. He is also a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Mohs Surgery, and American Osteopathic Association.

    In addition to helping patients in western Oregon, Dr. Nakhla also provides services to individuals in Orange County, California, who are living with a range of skin, nail, and hair disorders. These disorders could range from acne, dermatitis, psoriasis, melanoma, or other familiar skin conditions. Dr. Nakhla can provide diagnostic or treatment options including skin biopsies, the prescription of medications, laser therapy, and other dermatological procedures.

  • Dr. Richard Scott Thomas
    Dr. Richard Scott Thomas

    Richard Scott Thomas, DO was raised in Idaho. After graduating from Nampa High School, he served a 2-year LDS mission in Madrid, Spain where he became fluent in Spanish. His BS in Biology with a minor in Spanish was obtained from Brigham Young University. After his undergraduate studies, he attended medical school at A.T. Still University/Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri. After a Transitional Internship at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis, Oregon, Dr. Thomas completed his Dermatology Residency training at Western University of Health Sciences/Silver Falls Dermatology in Salem, Oregon.

    At a young age, Dr. Thomas was taught by his parents to always put himself in the shoes of others. This invaluable lesson gravitated him towards the field of dermatology as it allows him to treat physical dermatologic conditions while also treating the emotional well-being of patients. Additionally, Dr. Thomas appreciates the diversity within the specialty, which allows him to treat conditions such as acne, warts, and more chronic skin diseases such as psoriasis and rosacea, to perform various cosmetic procedures, and to treat potentially life threatening skin cancer.

    Treating skin cancer is of particular interest to Dr. Thomas as he received extensive Mohs micrographic surgery training during residency.

    Dr. Thomas is an avid sports fan, with a particular interest in BYU football and Utah Jazz basketball. His other hobbies include hiking, travelling, site-seeing, running, and spending his free time with his wife and children. He is extremely grateful to be a part of the team at Advanced Skin Center.

Our Providers & Staff

  • Jody Zurita, FNP-C
    Jody Zurita, FNP-C

    Jody Zurita is from Roseburg Oregon. She had a wonderful career in hospital and dermatology nursing prior to becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated Summa Cum Laide from her masters program at the George Washington University and began her career at Advanced Skin Center in 2014. Jody loves taking care of people, with the goal of helping to solve problems and improve health and well-being for her patients.

    Jody is a member of the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners, and the American Associates of Nurse Practitioners.

    Jody is married with two beautiful daughters. For recreation, she enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, cycling, water skiing, and snowboarding. She loves spending time with her family and also likes to volunteer in the community.

  • Winthrop Head, PA-C
    Winthrop Head, PA-C

    Winthrop earned his Bachelor of Arts at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, where he specialized in human physiology, biomechanics and worked throughout school in the field of physical therapy. From there he went on to obtain a Master of Arts in Sport Sciences and Exercise Physiology from the University of the Pacific, Stockton, California. As a graduate student at UOP Winthrop was involved in a broad array of research ranging from elite performance in cycling to the study of several different chronic diseases. After UOP, Winthrop worked in Cardiac Rehab at Legacy Meridian Park hospital, helping patients with cardiac and pulmonary disease recover and live more healthy and happy lives. It was this work and shadowing experiences that led him to Physician Assistant School at University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville Florida, where he obtained a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies. He was Vice President of his class and was awarded with the Pi Alpha National Honors Society for Physician Assistants.

    Winthrop began practicing general dermatology and assisting in MOH’s surgery in 2015 at Advanced Skin Center. He enjoys providing quality and compassionate care for patients, not only focusing on their dermatologic needs but also on overall health and well-being.

    He is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the Oregon Medical Association.

    In his spare time he enjoys biking, hiking, skiing, fishing, hunting, cooking, reading and spending time with his family, friends, and golden retriever.

  • Sarah Vouch, PA-C
    Sarah Vouch, PA-C

    Sarah Vouch was raised in the rural town of Fairfield, Idaho, where she learned the value of hard work, dedication and perseverance. Her small town experiences have left a soft spot in her heart for rural medicine and treating those who are underserved. Sarah earned her Bachelor of Science at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, where she specialized in exercise physiology. She was involved in biomechanics research and had planned on pursuing physical therapy school. She then took some time off to travel and experience new cultures and places. She worked in various health related position from personal trainer to occupational therapy aid to clinician’s assistant, until deciding to go back to school. It was during her schooling at Portland Community College that she met her mentor, a Physician Assistant and her anatomy lab instructor, who guided her to the career as a Physician Assistant. Sarah attended Touro University in Vallejo, California where she obtained her Master of Physician Assistant Studies and her Master of Public Health emphasizing in community health. Sarah graduated with honors in multiple health care specialties. Sarah has a passion for reducing barriers and improving access of health care.

    Sarah began practicing general dermatology and assisting in MOH’s surgery after experiencing her wonderful rotation with Advanced Skin Center. She enjoys the patient population and all the outdoor activities that the area has to offer. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, water sports, fishing, snow activities, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.

  • Ashley Heuer, PA-C
    Ashley Heuer, PA-C

    Ashley Heuer is from Prescott, Arizona. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northern Arizona University with a degree in Microbiology and a minor in Chemistry. She worked full time as a medical assistant in a Dermatology office during her last year of college and this is where her love for the field arose. After graduation she attended the number two ranked PA school in the country the University of Iowa. Ashley joined our practice in early 2017. She began practicing general and surgical dermatology at this time.She has a passion for all aspects of the field and believes the patient always comes first. She is a member of the Oregon Medical Association.

    Ashley lives in Roseburg with her husband, a native Oregonian. Together they enjoy exploring the area from waterfall hikes to winery tours. They look forward to many more years of discovering all the Pacific Northwest has to offer.