Mark Wright, PA-C

Mark has over 20 years of experience as both a civilian and military PA. He is the lead PA in an orthopaedic practice with eight surgeons and six PAs at Maine General Medical Center in Augusta, Maine. He is also a Colonel and aeromedical PA in the Army National Guard specializing in aviation medicine.

PERFORMS PROCEDURES INCLUDING:

Has an office panel of patients for initial, pre-operative, post-operative and follow-up evaluations • Acts as first surgical assist in traumatic fracture procedures, joint arthroplasty and sports medicine procedures. His role as first assist moving between two operating rooms improves surgical productivity by approximately 50%. • Performs intra-articular joint aspiration and injections • Reduces non-operative fractures • Completes flight physicals and aviation waivers for the Army Aeromedical unit • Signs aviation medical recommendation for flying • Sutures superficial wounds • Performs arterial puncture • Debrides superficial wounds • Excises simple skin lesions • Inserts/removes drains • Performs venipuncture

EDUCATION:

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Chicago Medical School • Graduate Certificate in Physician Associate Studies, Yale University School of Medicine • B.S. in Health Science, Charter Oak College

NCCPA CERTIFICATIONS & CREDENTIALS:

Certified physician assistant (PA-C)

Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Orthopaedic Surgery

“Mark is the utmost professional, totally self-motivated and dedicated to the pursuit of mastering the art of patient care through self-learning and formal education. I value his technical skills and abilities.” – Anthony Mancini, M.D.