Surgical Physician Assistant
•Cuyahoga Community College, Surgical Physician Assistant Program, Parma, OH. Associate of Applied Science, Physician Assistant Cum Laude degree in Health Sciences. Certificate of Completion Surgical Physician Assistant Program
•St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, NY. Non-matriculate Student Studying Health Sciences.
•United States Army, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio Texas. 91D Certified Surgical Technology Program. 91B EMS/Combat Medic Program
•United States Army, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Basic Combat Training / BCLS
•Orthopeadic Associates of West Florida, Clearwater, FL. Physician Assistant for Dr. Andrew Messer, MD. Orthopedic/Spine. Post-Operative hospital rounding, obtain health histories, perform physical examinations, order diagnostic tests, perform consultations, organize treatment plans and complete dictations. First assist in open and minimally invasive Spine surgeries including Transforaminal Lumbar Fusions, Fusions/cervical Total Disc Replacements, Lumbar Laminectomies with Discectomy. Call Duties including patient phone calls, hospital rounding and first assisting all surgeons in the Orthopedic practices.
•Intralign/United Surgical Assistants, Pinellas and Polk County, FL. Surgical Physician’s Assistant. First Assist in all surgical subspecialties including Orthopedics, Cardiothoracic, Vascular, General, OB/GYN, Plastics, Urologic. Highly proficient in Laparoscopic, Arthroscopic, and Robotic surgery.
•Gardenstate Orthopeadics, Fairlawn, NJ. Physician Assistant. Organize treatment plans and complete dictations. First assist/Clinical Physician assistant to all Orthopedic surgeons in a five physician group including a Total Knee/Hip specialist, Upper/Lower extremity sports medicine specialist, Foot/Ankle specialist and an Oncologist.
•Parma Community General Hospital, Parma, OH. Surgical Physician Assistant for the Hospital. Surgical First Assistant in all surgical subspecialties including Orthopedics, Spine Vascular, Plastics, General OB/GYN, ENT. Perform bedside procedures including splinting, suturing, wound dressing changes, aspirations, IV’s
Professional Licenses and Associations:
Florida Licensed Physician Assistant
Certified Physician Assistant through NCCPA
Florida Association Physician Assistant Member
American Association Physician Assistant Member
Honorable Discharge United States Army 2001
Good Conduct Medal United States Army
Clinical and Surgical Physician Assistant Experience
Surgical technologist and Combat Medic