Meet Our Team

We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to help!

M.D.’s

  • Jay S. Adams
    Partner / M.D.

    Dr. Jay Adams was born and raised in Michigan.  He attended college and medical school there under scholarship from the United States Air Force.  He subsequently trained in pathology and then dermatology under Air Force sponsorship and served twenty years in the Air Force, stationed in Hawaii, Alaska, Texas, Ohio and Washington.  He joined Carson Dermatology in 1998 and practices medical and surgical dermatology including the use of Mohs Micrographic Surgery for the treatment of skin cancer.  He is married to Dr. Ruth Adams also of Carson Dermatology and they have two daughters Emily and Claire. 

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  • Ruth E. Adams
    Partner / M.D.

    Ruth Adams, MD is a board certified dermatologist. She attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia for her undergraduate education and graduated from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio with a medical degree. She studied as an intern in Pediatrics at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and then completed her Dermatology residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

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  • Alan Tack
    Partner / M.D.

    Dr. D. Alan Tack joined Carson Dermatology in 2005. He moved to Nevada at an early age and grew up in Las Vegas. Dr. Tack attended UNLV, where he obtained a Bachelor in Science. He then received his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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  • Max Gratrix
    Partner / M.D.

    Dr. Max Gratrix joined Carson Dermatology in 2017 after serving eleven years on active duty in the United States Army.  He received his medical degree as an honor graduate from the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland and completed his internship and dermatology residency at Brooke Army and Wilford Hall Medical Centers in San Antonio, Texas, where he received comprehensive training in medical and surgical dermatology.

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P.A.’s

  • Melanie Buckley
    P.A.

    Melanie Buckley is a Certified Physician Assistant who has specialized in the practice of dermatology for the past 9 years.

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  • Melanie Adams
    PA-C, MPAS

    Melanie Adams, PA-C, MPAS is a certified Physician Assistant who has been in practice for 20 years.  She has specialized in Dermatology since 2007.

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  • Janice Jones
    P.A.

    Janice Jones is a licensed and certified Physician Assistant, a fellow member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants as well as the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and is board certified through the NCCPA.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed