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Physician Assistant Professional Experience

San Diego, California, United States
January 04, 2018

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Michael F. Dowd, MS, PA-C

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Leicester, Leicestershire LE2 1ZE



Professional Experience:

August 2016- Leicester Royal Infirmary, Department of Trauma and Orthopedics, Leicester England Present Physician Associate for Ms. Jennifer Nichols

• One of 35 American Physician Associates recruited for the National Physician Associate Program

• Participated in and lead the development the “Neck of Femur” bleep system

• Delivered lectures to UK trusts educating trust members on the role of Physician Associates

• Educates hospital staff on the Physician Associate role

• Coordinates inpatient care with junior doctors

• Evaluates and treats fracture clinic patients and provides first assistant services in theater

June 2011- Presbyterian Hospital, Department of Interventional Radiology, Philadelphia PA July 2016 Physician Assistant for Dr.Timothy Clark

• Performs role of primary provider and first assistant for vascular and non-vascular procedures

• Required to obtain pre procedure history and physicals

• Responsible for primary clinic evaluation for patients

• Performs daily inpatients hospital rounds

June 2009- Pennsylvania Hospital, 3B Orthopedics, Philadelphia, PA June 2011 Physician Assistant for Jess H. Lonner, MD

• Performed functions of first assistant in the operating room, including robot as- sisted uni-compartment arthroplasty, primary total knee replacements, complex total knee revisions, as well as sports related knee surgery

• Responsible for daily inpatient hospital rounds and coordinates plan of care with hospital staff

• Managed own clinic schedule, a combination of new patients and follow up care

• Participated in 24 hour management of inpatients and outpatients March 2008- NHS Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Scotland

March 2009 Physician Assistant for Mr. Alberto Gregori, MD

• Selected from multiple applicants as sole representative of surgical physician assistants in Scotland

• Educated Orthopedic surgeons, residents, nursing staff, and patients in the role of physician assistant, including formal presentations

• First Assistant in operating room, evaluated patients in orthopedic clinics and sur- gical floor

• Worked in clinical setting along with resident orthopedic surgeons

• Performed physician assistant duties for Mr. Gregori as well as other staff ortho- pedic surgeons

• Experience first assisting on computer assisted joint replacements February 2006- Liberty Orthopedics, Ridley Park PA February 2008 Physician Assistant for Drs Gordon, Malumed, Tadduni, Mendez and Carrigan

• Performs functions of first assistant in the operating room

• Responsible for in-office and hospital evaluation of patients

• Worked successfully to perform the duties required by five surgeons

• Participating provider at an orthopaedic urgent care center evaluating and treating acute injuries

September 2003- Orthopedic Specialists, Wilmington, DE January 2006 Physician Assistant for J. Douglas Patterson, MD

• First assistant on trauma, upper extremity and microvascular procedures

• Managed own clinic schedule, performed injection/aspiration and casting as re- quired

• Performed emergency room evaluation of patients

• Staff member at Christiana Care and St. Francis Hospitals July 2001- Orthopedics East, Greenville, NC

August 2003 Physician Assistant for Christopher Barsanti, MD & Christopher Hasty, MD

• Managed own clinic schedule, a combination of new patients and follow up ap- pointments

• First assistant on trauma, total joint arthroplasty and sports medicine cases

• On staff at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, a Level 1 trauma center

• Performed primary evaluation and work up of trauma patients

• Responsible for initial hospital consultations

• Provided medical coverage for local high school football teams November 1999- Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, Vail CO

June 2001 Physician Assistant for John M. Wright, MD

• First assisted on primary and revision total joint arthroplasty, trauma and sports medicine cases

• Responsible for clinical and post-surgical evaluation of patients

• Participated in 24 hr. management of inpatients and outpatients

• Coordinated and performed community outreach “free knee screenings”

• Established and maintained two new orthopedic clinics in the surrounding coun- ties


February 2012- PACE University, New York, NY

December 2013 Masters Physician Assistant Studies

August 1997- MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA August 1999 Physician Assistant-Bachelor of Science Memberships & Affiliations

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Royal College of Physicians


Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology, Published Online December 19, 2013 Optimizing Needle Direction During Transjugular Liver Biopsy Provides Superior Biopsy Specimens

T Clark MD, J McCann MD, J Salsamendi MD, M Dowd PA-C, J Hajdu Orthopaedic Special Edition, volume 7, 1 of 2, 2001 The Role of Viscosupplementation for Osteoarthritis of the Knee Authors: John M. Wright, MD; Heber C. Crocket, MD; Michael F. Dowd, PA-C Orthopaedic Special Edition, volume 6, 2 of 2, 2000

“An Overview of Oral Skeletal Muscle Relaxants”

Authors: John M. Wright, MD; Kevin D. Plancher, MD; Michael F. Dowd, PA-C Interventional Radiology,

Published Online De-

cember 19, 2013

Optimizing Needle Direc-

tion During Transjugular

Liver Biopsy

Provides Superior Biopsy


T Clark MD, J McCann

MD, J Salsamendi MD,

M Dowd PA-C, J Hajdu

Special Edition, volume

7, 1 of 2, 2001

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