Joseph Santini, PA-C

joseph-santiniCertified Physician Assistant

Lehigh Acres, Cape Coral, Fort Myers South, Fort Myers West, and The Forum in Fort Myers Locations

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Joseph Santini joins Riverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery in 2014 with years of experience serving Southwest Florida. He is a Physician Assistant with more than 20 years of experience in both Dermatology and Emergency Medicine. He is a third generation Floridian, born in Fort Myers. Joseph served for six years in the US NAVY as a Hospital Corpsmen assigned to the Nuclear Submarine service.

Joseph has had his own personal experience with skin cancer and is skilled in its detection and treatment. He has two children and enjoys sailing, fishing and traveling in his spare time.


  • General Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Skin Cancer Treatment


  • Bachelor of Health Sciences – University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • Certificate Physician Assistant – University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification

Accreditations and Professional Memberships

  • National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants
  • Fellow Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Fellow Member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
  • Fellow Member of the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants

Patient Testimonials

“All visits with Joe Santini have been exceptional. Every one is caring, listens to concerns, makes you feel comfortable and at ease. I highly recommend.”
Leesa R., April 2016

“Because the experience I had the month before was so positive, my husband encouraged me to go back with some different issues to be addressed.”
– Carol B., January 2016

“The staff and doctor made both my daughter and I completely comfortable and they were super kind. We felt right at home. Everyone was amazing.”
– Selena V., January 2016

“Joseph Santini was most kind.  A good listener.  Knowledgeable.  I felt very comfortable and confident in his treatment.”
– Anonymous, January 2016

“Staff was very helpful. They make you feel like a person and not just a number. Everyone seems to care about your condition. Joe is very caring and compassionate.”
– Fred W., November 2015