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Kathy Gentry: Medical assistant simply loves helping others

Anyone who chooses a career in healthcare must have a penchant for helping others, and Medical Assistant Kathy Gentry is no exception. She simply loves helping people. “If you don’t like doing that, this is not the field for you,” she says. And it’s not just our patients she loves to help. Outside of the clinic, she donates blood frequently, serves as an instructor at a summer medical camp, and helps fundraise for the Ronald McDonald House of Charlottesville. Keep reading below to learn more about Kathy.

Q: How long have you been working at Blue Ridge Orthopaedic?

17 years

Q: What is your job title?

Medical Assistant

Q: What does your job entail?

Patient care, casting, wound care, a long list ... lol

Q: What do you like most about your job?

Working with patients, casting

Q: What is the best career lesson you’ve learned so far?

Work smart, not hard

Q: What county do you live in?


Q: What’s a fun fact about you many people may not know?

I love swimming (don’t know if that’s fun!)

Q: What is the one thing you can’t live without?


Q: What is the most recent TV show you binge watched?

The Walking Dead

Q: If you could have any superpower what would it be?


Q: What is one food that you cannot resist?


Q: Are you a dog person or a cat person (or neither)?

All animals !!!!


The information on this blog should not be considered medical advice regarding diagnosis or treatment recommendations.


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