Dr. Jonathan Fass has been board-certified by the American Academy of Dermatology since 2001. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of California at San Diego and earned the degree of Cum Laude in 1993. He then graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California in 1997 with honors and is a lifetime member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society. Following medical school, he finished his Transitional Medical Internship in 1998 at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2001 he finished his three-year Dermatology Residency at the University of Texas at San Antonio where he served as Chief Resident his final year.
Dr. Fass has been proudly practicing dermatology in the Athens and Watkinsville area from July 2001 until now. He is excited to start to provide general dermatological care in the Lake Oconee office starting January 2024 with Georgia Skin Cancer and Aesthetics and his friend, Dr. Ross Campbell.
Dr. Fass is married to Lisa Fass (Nurse Practitioner at Advanced Gynecology in Watkinsville-under her maiden name of Lisa Jones)
He has three children- Carlie Fass age 24 (Medical assistant for Mohs surgeon Christopher Harmon in Birmingham, Alabama and graduate student earning her masters of public health degree 12/23 at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and currently applying to Physician Assistant School. Carlie previously worked for GSC during her senior year of high school.
Braden Fass, age 20, is studying International Business at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City
Natalie Fass, age 13, is in eighth grade at Oconee County Middle School and participates in Volleyball and Mountain Biking
Dr. Fass has completed 77 full marathons of 26.22 miles in length including 10 Boston Marathons (last one run 2018). Dr. Ross Campbell joined him in the 2015 running of this prestigious race. He has also completed the Comrades Ultramarathon three times in 2017, 2018, and 2019. Its the oldest Ultramarathon in the world that started in 1921 and is run annually between Durban and Pietermarizburgh, South Africa. The UP run is 87 km long and the Down run is 90 km (54 and 56 miles respectively and must be finished in 12 hours).
Dr. Fass successfully summited Mount Kilimanjaro in 10/22 in Tanzania and reached the highest point in Africa (Tanzania) by doing so. He hopes to get to the top of another Continent in December of this year when he takes Carlie to Australia to celebrate finishing her masters program.