Debra Benjamin Daniels, FNP BC

Dr. Debra Benjamin Daniels FNP BC graduated with honors from Gannon University with her Master of Science / Family Nurse Practitioners degree; receiving the Academic Excellence Award for Most Outstanding Graduate Student in the Masters of Science Program. Her theses research in health promotion and prevent was published and received the Peter C. Bragger Research Award.She began her career in family practice with a strong emphasis on wellness, health promotion and prevention. She started a dermatology clinic to screen and care for their family practice patient’s dermatology needs after the retirement of the only local dermatologist. After many years in primary care she transitioned to aesthetics, otolaryngology, head and neck surgery training with a skilled local surgeon. After 18 years of practice she was fortunate to join Schweiger Dermatology to pursue her passion for providing medical and cosmetic dermatology care to patients of all ages. She is dedicated to providing compassionate care that is specific to each individual patient incorporating healthy promotion, education, and disease prevent. She enjoys powering her patients to make healthy lifestyle choices. In her spare time, she enjoys coaching soccer, attending her children’s sporting events, traveling, and time spent with family and friends.


  • Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (American Nurses Credentialing Center)
  • Member of National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Credentialing Center, The Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nurses
  • Over 19 years of experience


  • Medical, Surgical, and Cosmetic Dermatology


  • Peter C. Bragger Research Award
  • Academic Excellence Award, Outstanding Graduate Student Masters of Science in Nursing Gannon University
  • Sigma Theta Tau Graduate Scholarship Award
  • Under Graduate degree from University of Pittsburgh
  • Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner from Gannon University