Michael Banuchi, MPH, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant


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Michael Banuchi joined Riverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery in 2014 and sees patients in the Venice and North Port Bobcat Village offices. Michael is a certified physician assistant with over a decade of experience in dermatology, Mohs surgical reconstruction, and skin cancer detection.  Michael received his bachelor’s degree from Dowling College in biology.  He then continued his education, receiving his bachelor’s degree in physician assistant studies and a master’s in public health from Nova Southeastern University.  In 2006, Mr. Banuchi was featured in Advance for PA’s medical magazine as one of the most influential physician assistants in America. Michael is also the founder and owner of the Physician Assistant Forum.


  • Adult & Pediatric Dermatology
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgical Reconstruction
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Acne & Psoriasis
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Skin Cancer Detection and Treatment


  • Masters in Public Health – Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Bachelor of Arts in Physician Assistant Studies – Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology – Dowling College, Oakdale, New York
  • Associates in Applied Science in Business – Suffolk College, Selden, New York

Accreditations and Professional Memberships

  • Florida Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
  • National Association of Physician Assistants, Board of Advisors
  • Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
  • Florida Academy of Physician Assistants
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • The Physician Assistant Forum, Founder