Our Dedicated Team is Here to Help
At Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center, you will find a dedicated team of Physician Assistants that see orthopaedic patients, assist in surgery and work in the Pain Management clinic. Our five PA-C’s have a combined total of more than 75 years of experience serving orthopaedic patients and caring for an array of orthopaedic needs. In addition, they are active members of the local community, dedicating their participation in an array of programs including CPR training, high-school career shadowing days, the Girls on the Run non-profit, and as instructors for Fauquier Health’s Summer Medical Youth Camp. Our PA-C’s are board certified.
What is a Physician Assistant?
According to the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistants are medical professionals who diagnose illness, develop and manage treatment plans, prescribe medications, and often serve as a patient’s principal healthcare provider. With thousands of hours of medical training, PAs are versatile and collaborative. For more information about Physician Assistants, visit: https://www.aapa.org/what-is-a-pa
Did you know?
Physician Assistants have more than 400 million patient interactions per year
Physician Assistants are educated with 2,000 hours of clinic rotations before receiving certification
Physician Assistants can conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illness, order and interpret tests, develop treatment plans, prescribe medication, perform procedures, assist in surgery, make rounds in hospitals and nursing homes, and much more.