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  • I am a PA with Orthopedic, Emergency Medicine, and Urgent Care experience. I have worked in various Orthopedic settings including Sports Medicine, Hand and Upper Extremity, Trauma, Joint Replacement, Limb Salvage, Spine, and several Foot and Ankle clinics. I currently work in numerous Urgent Care clinics in and around the Baton Rouge area. I am a Vietnam-era U.S Navy Hospital Corpsman veteran with a previous EMT certification. In addition, I am retired from LSU Heath Science Center in Shreveport after working in several clinical and research laboratories with numerous scientific and medical publications and citations.

Certifications & Licensure

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Certified Physician Assistant

Education & Training

  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
    University of Nebraska Medical CenterMPAS, Physician Assistant (Orthopadics), 2006 - 2007
  • Other
    OtherPhysician Assistant, 1998

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