Frank T. Armstrong, D.O.
Frank T. Armstrong, D.O. is a highly recognized long standing member of the medical community in Pinellas County, Florida. Although he is dually trained in dermatology and internal medicine, his practice is focused in dermatology, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the skin, hair and nails. He did complete residencies and passed board exams in both internal medicine and dermatology.
Dr. Armstrong has been honored as one of America's Top Physicians by the Consumers' Research Council of America each year from 2006-2013, showing his committment to practicing medicine and patient care. The Consumers' Research Council of America compiled a list of Dermatologists utilizing a point value system to choose the top Dermatologists. This method uses a point value for criteria that we deemed valuable in determining top health care professionals.
The criteria that was used and assessed a point value is as follows:
Experience: Each year the Dermatologist has been in practice
Training: Education and Continuing Education
Professional Associations: Membership in Professional Medical Associations
Board Certification: Completing an approved residency program and passing a rigid examination on that specialty
Dr. Armstrong was also selected as "Physician of the Year" by the Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society in January of 2013 at their annual Osteopathic Seminar Banquet.
Dr. Armstrong received his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts. He then earned a degree in Nuclear Medicine at Salem State College in Salem, Massachusetts. He received his Medical Degree from the University of New England - College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine where he graduated with honors and also received the esteemed “Graduate with Distinction” award which is bestowed upon the one graduate the medical school faculty feels “possesses those qualities the faculty would seek in their family physician”. Dr. Armstrong completed his Internal Medicine residency at the St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts and is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Armstrong trained in Dermatology at the Sun Coast Hospital/Nova Southeastern University in Largo, Florida, where he now is a Clinical Instructor for the Dermatology Residency Program. As Co-Chief Resident at the Sun Coast Hospital in Largo, Florida, Dr. Armstrong earned the Koprince Lecture Award, the Connetics Resident Examination Award and was voted Resident Liaison by his colleagues.
Dr. Armstrong believes firmly in providing highest quality care. He is committed to making sure his patients are given education on their diagnosis and treatment and that all questions are answered to their satisfaction. His office provides a warm atmosphere with friendly staff that is never too busy to accommodate his patient’s needs.
Dr. Armstrong lives in Palm Harbor with his wife Sheryl and his two sons, Nicholas and Devin.
Dr. George L. Bondar
Colonel George L. Bondar is the mobilization assistant to the Commander, 59th Medical Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
Colonel Bondar was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He graduated from The University of Saskatchewan in 1975. Prior to entering medical school, Colonel Bondar was employed as an in-house engineering management consultant for the Corporation of the City of Calgary and also as a university lecturer in business administration. He completed medical school at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. His internship and residency in dermatology were completed at Deaconess Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo. This was followed by a dermatologic surgery fellowship at the Stough Clinic in Hot Springs, Ark. Colonel Bondar also completed a preventive medicine-occupational/environmental residency at the Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh and a family practice residency at Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital, Ohio.
Colonel Bondar entered the Air Force as a general medical officer via direct civilian appointment in 1989 at the 911th Tactical Airlift Group Clinic, 911th Tactical Airlift Group, Pittsburgh International Airport, Pa. He volunteered for active duty during the Persian Gulf War and served as the squadron medical element flight surgeon with the 328th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 914th Tactical Airlift Group, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Base, N.Y. As a traditional reservist, he has served the 914th Airlift Wing as squadron medical element flight surgeon; chief, aeromedical services; special assistant to wing commander-medical services; and during Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom as expeditionary medical group commander, Seeb North, Air Base, Oman. Colonel Bondar has deployed to the Balkans on numerous occasions in support of Operations Provide Promise, Joint Guard and Joint Forge. He is the first Air Force Reserve flight surgeon graduate of the Advanced Airlift Training and Tactics Course. As a civilian, he is employed as a dermatologic and Mohs skin cancer surgeon in Tampa, Fla.
1975 Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, the University of Saskatchewan, Canada
1978 Master of Business Administration degree, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Wash.
1983 Master of Health Administration degree, Duke University, Durham, N.C.
1987 Doctor of Osteopathy, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, W.V.
1988 Rotating Internship, Deaconess Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo.
1989 Family Practice Residency, Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital, Cuyahoga, Falls, Ohio
1990 Master of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pa
1990 Aerospace Medicine Primary Course
1991 Squadron Officer School, correspondence program
1992 Preventive Medicine-(Occupational) Residency, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
1992 Advanced Airlift Training and Tactics Course, St. Joseph, Mo.
1995 Dermatology Residency, Deaconess Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo.
1996 Air Command and Staff College (Joint), correspondence program
1996 Advanced Certificate in Economics, the University of Saskatchewan, Canada
1996 Dermatologic Surgery Fellow, the Stough Clinic, Hot Springs, Ark.
1998 Air War College, correspondence program
2004 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B-hons), the University of Northumbria, Newcastle, United Kingdom
Armstrong Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center of Seminole, Florida is proud to announce the addition of Cheri Morales, MSN, ARNP-C, a Certified Nurse Practitioner to their practice.
Cheri, a native of Tampa, earned her Master’s and undergraduate degrees from the University of Tampa. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has many years experience in Cardiovascular Disease and medical research. Since the 1980’s, she has been working in the field of Dermatology.
Her interests include both medical skin diseases and aesthetic medicine. Cheri has been extensively trained and certified in Botox, and various types of dermal fillers. She is trained in IPL (Intense Pulse Light), fractional laser, laser hair removal, and sclerotherapy.
Her goal is to continue the Armstrong Dermatology standard of excellence while educating the patient on damage prevention, skin care, and the effects of aging. She works with patients to develop a customized plan to maintain their youthful look and keep a natural appearance.
Dr. Frank Armstrong says “we are pleased to add another member of what we consider to be an A team of professionals to our excellent staff”.
Dr. George L. Bondar