Physician Assistant, LewisGale Physicians

Select a Video Part to Play

Mary is a Physician Assistant with LewisGale Physicians, an orthopedic practice in Blacksburg, VA. As long as one of the practice's physicians are within contact, Mary can perform virtually every checkup and procedure the practice offers. She explains the various routes to becoming a physician assistant as well as different ways to reach the prerequisite number of practice hours, such as becoming an EMT or Medical Assistant while in school.

Salary & Industry Outlook:
Occupational Outlook Handbook, ONET
Major: Human Nutrition, Food, and Exercise (Bachelor), Medical Science (Masters)

College: Virginia Tech, Mercer University (masters)

City: Blacksburg

State: Virginia