Jacob J. Ridder, PA-C, grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. He volunteered at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in the emergency room and pediatric unit throughout high school and while pursuing his undergraduate degree. He obtained an undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a Minor in Biochemistry from Northwest Missouri State University.
He then completed his Masters’s in Physician Assistant Studies at Wichita State University. Jake then worked as a General Surgery Physician Assistant for three and a half years where he saw a wide variety of medical conditions presenting both internally and on the skin surface. Jake has also worked part-time in an emergency room setting. He has extensive knowledge in treating conditions of the hair, skin, and nails with an emphasis on surgical dermatology. In his time away from work he enjoys running with his dog, competing in triathlons, cooking, and relaxing at home with his family.