Anna Cate Smith, PA-C

Anna Cate Smith is a board certified Physician Assistant who joined our practice in February 2023. Anna Cate was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, where she received her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Degree at The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Physician Assistant Program (UAB) following graduating summa cum laude from The University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s of Science degree. 

Upon joining Charleston Dermatology, Anna Cate was personally trained in dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and cosmetic injectable’s by Dr. Roger Patrick Sullivan, M.D. prior to starting her own clinic. In addition to treating various skin conditions and providing skin exams, Anna Cate also enjoys treating patients’ cosmetic concerns with services like BOTOX® Cosmetic, Daxxify®, Juvéderm®, and RHA® Dermal Fillers. She also utilizes skin rejuvenation/resurfacing services like Radiofrequency Microneedling, Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP), and Ellacor® to help patients discover their most beautiful skin. In her spare time, Anna Cate enjoys baking, traveling, Alabama football, and spending time with her fiancé and dachshund.

Medical Interests

  • Skin cancer
  • Mohs micrographic surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Cutaneous oncology
  • Surgical dermatology

Education & Training

  • B.A. from Davidson College
  • M.D. from Emory University School of Medicine
  • Dermatology residency at MUSC
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology fellowship at Surgical Dermatology Group


  • Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology
  • American College of Mohs Surgery
  • Charleston Dermatology Society
  • South Carolina Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Academy of Dermatology
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