Certified by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Licensed by Texas State Board of Physician Assistant examiners
Licensed by California Board of Physician Assistants of the California State Medical Board
Drug Enforcement Administration license
Certificate of Qualification, Education Department New York
Teaching Certificate State of California
Involved in all aspects of patient care including, detailed history and physical exams, development and implementation of treatment plans, prescribe medications, order and interpret lab and diagnostic studies. Diagnositic studies include ECG, holtor monitor, stress ECG, echocardiogram, stress echo and myocardial perfusion scan. Also monitored exercise stress testing in office. Performed in office surgical procedures. Management of chronic medical illness such as: congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation, chronic kidney disease, diabetes mellitis, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, thyroid disease, obesity, liver disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic pain syndrome and chemical dependence. Evaluation and treatment of acute illness including pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma exacerbations, otitis media, influenza, sinusitis, UTI's and gastroenteritis. Developed and managed weight loss program for obese, diabetic and hypertensive patients including instructional materials for diet and exercise.
Provided trauma, sports medicine, hand and general orthopedic care in acute, outpatient, inpatient, peri and post operative environment. First Assist for trauma and general orthopedic cases as well as hand, reconstructive, microvascular and cosmetic cases in over 700 surgeries. Collected medical histories, performed physical exams, ordered and interpreted diagnostic studies. Formulated treatment plans, prescribed medications, applied splints / casts, orthotics and braces. Administered injections and aspirations to joint and bursa. Performed fracture evaluations and reductions in clinic and emergency department. Served on call for acute injuries, in and outpatient emergencies as well as rounding on post operative patients. Provided wound care: including vac changes, bedside I & D. Created patient instructional materials for post operative, rehabilitation and general education.
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Global Public Health Award, Touro University 2008
Recognition for establishing clean water, Assendabo, Ethiopia
Deans List, University of Nebraska
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