Where can PAs work?

 PAs can practice in a wide variety of clinical and surgical settings which include:

Physician offices Clinical Research
Hospitals Medical Sales
Community Health Centers Industrial Work Sites
Surgical Centers Dept. of Veteran Affairs (VA)
Nursing Homes Indian Health Service
Long Term Care Facilities Public Health (health departments, CDC, etc.)
Home Health Agencies Federal Government (FBI, CIA, Foreign Embassies, etc.)
Hospice Medical Staffing Agencies
Correctional Facilities Health Care Management/ Administration
International Medicine Medical Education

According to the 2016 Statistical Profile of Certified Physician Assistants an Annual Report of the National Commission of Certified Physician Assistants (NCCPA):

27.8% of PAs work in primary care*
72.2% of PAs work in non-primary care areas of medicine 

*Primary care encompasses family practice, general internal medicine, and general pediatrics.

Non-primary care involves medical specialties like cardiology, dermatology, emergency medicine, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, occupational medicine or interventional radiology, and surgical disciplines like general surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, or transplant surgery.

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In which disciplines of medicine and surgery can PAs work?

Kara Baker2
“I’m from a rural community and we need more medical providers in the rural community. PAs are here to help the physician succeed.”

Kara Baker, Caddo Gap, AR
Family Practice
Internal Medicine
Pediatric Medicine
Women’s Health
Emergency Medicine
Orthopedic Medicine
Behavioral Medicine
General Surgery
Hyperbaric Medicine 
Infectious Disease
Transplant Services
CT Surgery & Vascular
Critical Care
Hematology/ Oncology
Pain Management
Sleep Medicine
Interventional Radiology
Academic Medicine
Plastic Surgery
Occupational Medicine
Urgent Care
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