Sign in

Physician Assistant

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
June 13, 2018

Contact this candidate


Gary Petner, MS, PA-C

**** ********** ******

Philadelphia PA 19135

Phone: 215-***-****


Education Arcadia University (formally Beaver College) Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS) Arcadia University

B.A. Biology

Recipient of academic scholarship

Manor College

Allied Health Transfer

Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

1999 – 2001

1997 – 1999

1995 – 1997

Employment Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center

• Assisted Hand surgeon in the OR and in the clinic with various hand, wrist, and elbow problems. Saw postop, follow up, and new patients along with the surgeon. Responsible for patient calls pertaining to medically related issues.

Edison-Metuchen Orthopedic Group

• Assisted one surgeon in clinic and the OR dealing strictly with Workers Comp and MVA cases involving shoulder and knee problems. Rothman Institute

• Working with a Sports Medicine Surgeon, I ran my own clinic three days a week treating sports medicine related injuries involving new, postop, and follow up patients. Evaluated patients with cervical and lumbar spine complaints. Also performed spine examinations to discern if the etiology of the patient’s complaint is due to spine issues.

• Reviewed X-rays, MRI and CT scans along with the patient and explained what they were viewing so that they had a better understanding. I answered all their questions and developed a rapport with them.

• Discussed and explained the operative findings with the patients using the intra-operative arthroscopic pictures.

• Evaluated and treated foot and ankle injuries and determined if they needed to follow up with podiatry or the Foot and Ankle surgeon.

• Performed joint aspirations (shoulders, knees, elbows and ankles) and injections. I completed about 90% of the viscosupplementation injections. 02/2018 – 06/2018

01/2018 – 02/2018

06/2014 – 09/2017

Gary Petner, MS, PA-C


• First assistant to the surgeon in the OR two days weekly on various sports related injuries involving mostly arthroscopic and open surgery of shoulders and knees, repairing tears involving the rotator cuff, labrum, meniscus, tendons, and ligaments.

• Dictated all my patient encounters and submitted the billing for each using eClinical Works.

• Prepared both soft tissue and BTB auto and allografts for ACL reconstruction,

Rothman Institute Urgent Care (Marlton)

• Cover the Urgent Care approximately 2 weekend days per month assessing and treating orthopedic related injuries and referring to the ED if needed.

Premier Orthopaedic& Sports Medicine

• General orthopedics initially consisting of mostly first assisting up to five surgeons with TKR, THA, Bipolar hip replacements, ORIFs, ACL reconstruction (preparing the bone-tendon-bone grafts), arthroscopies, various hand surgeries, hospital rounds, ER and inpatient consultations, and dictating discharge summaries.

Premier Orthopaedic& Sports Medicine Urgent Care

• Responsible for evaluating and treating various orthopedic related injuries and complaints involving splinting, casting, bracing, aspirations, or injections.

Delaware Valley Orthopedic Associates, LTD.

• Worked with three surgeons mostly in the office in general orthopedics involving H&Ps, injections and casting; first assisting in the OR; hospital rounds and consultations.

02/2017 – 09/2017

09/2008 – 06/2014

10/2008 – 06/2014

08/2003 – 09/2008

Licensure Pennsylvania State License MA051206

New Jersey State License 25MP00106100

DEA – Pennsylvania MP1002005

DEA – New Jersey MP4069717

NJ CDS Registration A00260100

NPI 167*******


National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) ACLS



MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

EMR: eClinical Works, Smart Chart, SRS, and White Plume Casting

Joint aspirations and injections

Trigger point injections

Gary Petner, MS, PA-C


Staff Privileges Jefferson University Hospital System (Methodist Hospital) Main Line Health System (Bryn Mawr Hospital)

Rothman Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital (ROSH)

Physicians Care Surgical Hospital

Phoenixville Hospital System

Taylor Hospital

Jeanes Hospital (part of Temple Health System)

Frankford Hospital (now Aria)

Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County


2014 – 2017

2008 – 2014

2003 – 2008

2003 – 2008

2003 – 2008

Contact this candidate