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Physician Assistant in Charleston, SC

Rebecca Zerwick Johnson MPAS, PA-C

Rebecca grew up in Denver, Colorado and moved to Charleston to attend MUSC in 2004. She received her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant studies in 2006. Since graduation, Rebecca has worked five years in rural medicine which included dermatology, another five years in Emergency medicine and three years with a weight loss clinic. She joined Sweetgrass Plastic Surgery in January of 2015 to help with new patient consults, follow up appointments, laser treatments, small dermatologic procedures, injectables and the Juliet laser. Rebecca married a South Carolinian, has a sweet active two year old son and just gave birth to her second son in July 2016. Rebecca loves being outside and out on the water, leads boot camp at 5am, and has led many medical mission teams.

 

 

Alexis Harley, NCC, LPCA

Alexis is a National Certified Counselor as well as a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate for South Carolina. She is an Ohio native and has called Charleston her home since 2008. She received her Bachelors in Psychology from the University of South Carolina and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University.

Alexis has a passion for helping individuals suffering from Depression, Bipolar Disorder, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Her desire to help those in crises situations has led her to become knowledgeable in alternative treatments when medication and psychotherapy alone did not provide the desired outcome. Through ketamine infusions, Alexis works with the patient to engage the resurfacing of the unconscious mind, process insights, and discover ways to reframe former beliefs, experiences, and perceptions. Working towards the development of a healthy thought process, individuals are supported by her in moving forward with their lives as happier and healthier individuals.

 

 

Jessica McBride, Nurse Practitioner

Jessica (Jess) McBride is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over six years of NP experience. Jess grew up in northern New Jersey and received her Master’s of Science in Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to joining Sweetgrass Plastic Surgery in June, Jess has professional and clinic experience working in family medicine in Charleston, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and The Morgenstern Center for Orbital and Facial Plastic Surgery. She has also worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner in Hawaii as well as a holistic rotation in Copenhagen, Denmark.

In her spare time, Jess loves to travel with her husband, Sean, and they can often be found on the boat, surfing or with their Boykin Spaniel, Koa.

Jess brings an exorbitant amount of energy to all her patients and is a welcome addition to Sweetgrass Plastic Surgery.

Lauren Lewis, Certified Nurse Practitioner

Lauren graduated with her Masters in Nursing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and moved to Charleston to practice as a Certified Nurse Practitioner. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology and loves the active lifestyle enjoyed by many on the South Carolina coast. She is passionate about helping people feel and look their best and honored to work alongside the medical team at Sweetgrass Plastic Surgery with the goal of improving patients’ quality of life. Lauren currently resides in Johns Island with her dog, Nymeria, and is an avid runner, dance instructor, and outdoor enthusiast.

 

LeeAnn DePriest, DNP, NP-C

LeeAnn is a nationally board certified and state licensed Family Nurse Practitioner. She obtained a nursing degree from Bob Jones University in 2012 and then attended The University of Tennessee Health Science Center where she earned a Doctorate of Nursing Practice in 2016. The following year, LeeAnn opened a successful medical spa business in Tennessee where she offered a variety of injectable and cosmetic treatments. She is originally from South Carolina and was thrilled to have the opportunity to move back to Charleston in 2019 with her husband and toy maltipoo. She has a passion for clients to look and feel their best!