Jared's medical career began in the U.S. Navy in 1993 with EMT training and as leading Petty Officer in an emergency room. In 1995, he attended the U.S. Navy/Marine Corps Field Service School, and then provided medical care in a primary setting at the Marine Corps Air Station in Cherry Point, North Carolina. After the service, Jared earned an associate degree in Applied Science at Ferris State, Big Rapids, Michigan.
In 2000, he earned his undergraduate degree in Biology also from Ferris State University. Jared completed his Master of Science in Medicine at the Physician Assistant Program of Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan in 2003. Jared has been a Physician Assistant since 2003, functioning as a surgical assist for vascular and thoracic cases, and providing pre and post-operative treatment. In 2005, Jared joined Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center with office locations in Battle Creek, Jackson and Kalamazoo, Michigan. Jared has been providing dermatology care for over 10 years. Jared is a Diplomate of The Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.