Profiles of Certified PAs in Practices and Clinics

Sam Wijesinghe, DHSc, AAHIVS, PA-C

Dr. Sam Wijesinghe, DHSc, PA-C, felt compelled to enter the medical field when tragedy struck the life of his third-grade companion.

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Scott Gordon, PA-C

Gordon is a PA by day and a police officer by night. Both of these service jobs in the community have helped Gordon forge better relationships...

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Bonnie Mueller Waigand, PA-C

Bonnie Mueller-Waigand, PA-C, has over 1,200 patients that list her as their primary care provider. Even with that large panel of patients she takes...

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Ambreen Nadeem, PA-C

Ambreen Nadeem was nominated by numerous peers and patients – for good reason. The common theme among them is she truly does have...

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Marian Peters, PA-C

Marian Peters, PA-C, established the Community Care Clinic (CCC), a free clinic that focuses on the working poor who fall through the cracks...

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Amy Gouley, PA-C

Amy Gouley, PA-C has made a name for herself in the dermatology field. She founded the non-profit 501c3 Project Happy Face in Los Angeles...

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Barbara Lewis, PA-C

Lewis is a pioneer in the treatment of AIDS and in developing a safe community for LGBTQ healthcare.

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Maritha Trass, PA-C

Maritha Trass, PA-C, feels she was meant to be a PA. “I knew I was where I should be when I had the privilege of being certified as a prisoner of war examiner.

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Erin Poston, PA-C

Erin Poston, PA-C, is one of four practitioners at Virginia Weight & Wellness (VWW), a medical practice specializing in obesity medicine.

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Ryan Young, PA-C

Young specializes in otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery treating cases ranging from facial deformities to cancers related to the skin. His driving forces in his career is his faith-based commitment to serve others.

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Amy Davisson, PA-C

When Certified PA Amy Davisson moved to Ferndale, Michigan, she saw a newspaper article inviting people to come to an organizational...

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Lisa Fields , PhD, PA-C

Lisa Fields, PA-C, has a Ph.D. in Public Health and a Masters in Physician Assistant Medicine, and she uses both in her day-to-day...

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Amy Klingler, PA-C

Amy Klingler, PA-C, is the sole provider at the Salmon River Clinic in Stanley, a rural town located within the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho.

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Donald Clark, PA-C

Donald Clark, PA-C, makes access to comprehensive medical care convenient for his aging patients and extends care to underserved communities...

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Roberta Garvey, PA-C

When Berta Garvey, PA-C relocated, she left part of her heart and a legacy of healthier living behind in Klamath Falls, Oregon...

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Dan Frazee, PA-C

“I think that is I why I have been successful in practice and business—because I can multitask and enjoy doing multiple things,” he says. “That is what PAs...

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Shirisha Vallarapu

Certified PA

Since Shirisha Vallarapu, PA-C, began working at Florida Skin Center 13 years ago, she’s demonstrated how valuable PAs are in patient care.

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Brad Hamann

Certified PA

When Certified PA Bradley Hamann began college, he didn’t know what he wanted to do with his life. Being a PA wasn’t even on his radar.

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Jennifer Conner

Certified PA

Jennifer Conner, PA-C, strives to enhance the face of PAs in dermatology through meaningful patient interactions and service to the dermatology...

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Jennifer McMurray

Certified PA

Jennifer McMurray, PA-C, knows there’s more to patient care than just medicine. At the humble Kenton Community Health Center in the heart...

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John Reel

Certified PA

John Reel, PA-C, has enjoyed the PA profession’s flexibility to move among many medical disciplines and work in multiple clinical settings.

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Kristen Giltinan

Certified PA

Kristen Giltinan, PA-C, has been a PA for almost 17 years, including eight years specializing in psychiatry. She became a PA to serve the community...

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Sherrie Bishop

Certified PA

For Certified PA Sherrie Bishop, treating patients is more than a diagnosis or medical regimen, it’s digging deeper into patients’ lives and...

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Hema Majeno

Certified PA

As a PA in a rural area, Hema works with many undocumented immigrants and especially women to build relationships...

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Kristi Kincheloe

Certified PA

Kristi Kincheloe has been a PA for four years and took a job in psychiatry immediately after graduating her PA program.

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Ji Hyun Chun

Certified PA

Ji Hyun (CJ) Chun, PA-C, BC-ADM, has been practicing endocrinology in southern California at Optum Medical Partners for 6 years.

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Jessie Dorne

Certified PA

Jesse is president of the Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants. She currently delivers urgent care through expanded hours...

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Nelae DeChurch

Certified PA

Nelae has five years of experience as a certified PA working in outpatient psychiatry, providing consults at local hospital and...

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Valery DeSimone

Certified PA

Valery routinely sees Medicare patients for their Annual Wellness Visit at OptumCare Medical Group, an internal medicine practice...

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