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Nicole Guzzo, PA-C

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Meet Nicole Guzzo, PA-C

Physician Assistant General, Surgical, & Cosmetic Dermatology

Patient Testimonial: “Nicole Ballentine made me very comfortable during my visit answering my many questions; I never felt rushed. Knowledgeable and personable and the nurse and office staff are as well.” – John D.

Office Location: Lake Havasu City, Arizona


Nikki Ballentine, PA-C, is a certified Physician Assistant at Thomas Dermatology in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. 

Nikki is a native of Layton, Utah. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from The University of San Diego in 2005 and was then commissioned into the US Army as a 2nd Lieutenant and served in the Medical Service Corps before attending the nationally recognized Interservice Physician Assistant Program in Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and clinical training at Fort Benning, Georgia, finishing at the top of her class. After graduating from her PA program, she cared for soldiers in Fort Stewart, Georgia, as well on deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. While serving in Afghanistan, she received the Bronze Star Medal for exceptional meritorious service. She then specialized in dermatology at Winn Army Community Hospital in Fort Stewart before leaving active duty for Lake Havasu City to continue her career in dermatology and aesthetic medicine.  

Nikki is dedicated to the continual improvement of her clinical, surgical, and aesthetic injectables skill sets. Nikki loves working in dermatology and aesthetics because of the unique and fulfilling challenges and wonderful patient relationships you can develop in this field. Improving a patient’s quality of life with excellent skin care is the most rewarding for her. Nikki lives in Lake Havasu City with her two children and continues to serve in the US Army Reserves with the 7243rd Medical Support Unit out of Nellis Air Force Base.