Nicole Bence-Franco

Certified Physician Assistant

About Nicole Bence-Franco

Nicole A. Bence-Franco began her career in dermatology with exceptional education and training. Nicole has earned two bachelor’s degrees from the University of South Florida, Tampa: Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and a Bachelor of Art in Spanish Culture. She completed her Physician Assistant education at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where she graduated with a Bachelor of Physician Assistant Studies and Master of Science in Medical Science.

Nicole joined Riverchase in 2010 with dynamic training from prestigious skin care and aesthetic centers across south Florida in Brandon, Tampa and Miami. Along with specialized skills in general dermatology and Mohs surgery for skin cancer, her background includes performing cosmetic procedures utilizing injectables and lasers to achieve rejuvenation with profound results. She has attended numerous conferences and seminars providing educational presentations for other medical professionals on dermatologic topics.

Nicole demonstrates a strong commitment to patient care during consultations where she addresses concerns and explains procedures. She believes in providing product knowledge and information which helps ensure satisfaction and a positive experience. Nicole demonstrates her devotion to caring for others through community service by lending her expertise for health screenings and educational programs.


  • University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida – Bachelor of Science in Microbiology; Bachelor Arts in Spanish Culture
  • Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Master of Science in Medical Science; Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

 Professional Affiliations 

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Florida Academy of Physician Assistant
  • Society of Dermatologic Physician Assistants


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