Western University of Health Sciences - Physician Assistant Certificate 1999, Valedictorian
Pepperdine University - Bachelor of Arts, International Studies 1993, Magna Sum Laude
Licensed Physician Assistant by the State of California since 1999
Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants since 1999
Registered with the DEA
A Private Company — May 2004 - Present
Employed part time for a Cosmetic and Dermatology center in Fullerton, California. Responsible for all areas of patient management, including performing complete histories and physical examinations, prescribing an appropriate treatment plan, biopsies and removal of sample skin lesions, skin tightening and hair removal. Initially worked full time and went part time in 2006.
A Private Plastic Surgery Company — April 2006 - present
Employed part time for prominent solo practitioner Plastic Surgeon in Newport Beach. Responsible for all areas of patient management in the office, including performing all pre-op physical examinations, all post operative care and management, injections of dermal fillers and botox, and minor office procedures. Also on first call when Physician is unavailable.
Whittier Presbyterian Emergency Department — 2001 – August 2008
Employed part time for 58 bed Emergency Department with approximately 65K annual visits. Caseload is concentrated on pediatrics above two months old and adults younger than 65 in the main ED with time also spent on Fast Track. Responsible for the evaluation and management of all patients presenting for treatment, as well as ordering and interpretation of CT scans and electrocardiograms. Also responsible for prescribing an appropriate treatment and performing procedures such as extensive suturing, lumbar punctures, incision and drainage of abscesses.
Fullerton Orthopedics 2000 - May 2004
Full time 0Physician Assistant for multi specialty Orthopedic group in Fullerton, California. Responsible for all areas of patient management, including performing complete histories and physical examinations, ordering and interpreting appropriate X-rays/MRI’s/CT scans, performing joint aspirations and injections, reducing simple fractures and prescribing an appropriate treatment plan. Performed all pre-operative physical examinations, and managed all aspects of post-operative care. Hospital duties included patient rounds, first assisting, writing progress notes, ordering consultations, and dictation of discharge summaries.
Available Upon Request
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