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Physician Assistant Medical

Tacoma, WA
March 29, 2019

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Leslie B. Schoneman, PA-C

Cell: 253-***-****



Physician Assistant Program

Northeastern University Boston, MA September 16, 1999

Master in Health Professions

Academy of Health Sciences-United States Army

Operating Room Technician School Fort Sam Houston, TX Spring 95

Distinguished Honor Graduate

Combat Medic School Fort Sam Houston, TX January-March 95

Honor Graduate; National Emergency Medical Technician Certified

Graduate Studies - Educational Psychology

University of Washington Seattle, WA 1986

Bachelor of Arts in Education

Pacific Lutheran University Tacoma, WA 1985

Cum Laude


Physician Assistant - Occupational Medicine February 2016 - present

Evaluate and treat injured workers covered under the state Labor and Industries, self insured and OWCP programs. Do contract physical exams on workers including new hire exams. Perform respiratory clearance exams. Perform Commercial Driver License medical exams. Office based procedures such as sutures, splinting, joint injections.

Physician Assistant – General Surgery

Madigan Army Medical Center JBLM February 2013-Sept 2015 (Retired Federal Service)

Physician Assistant in General Surgery Clinic. Perform preop history and physical exams,

See postop surgery patients, Run 3 and 9 month postop bariatric clinic; see postop patients with acute problems, order appropriate diagnostic labs and tests as indicated; perform office based minor surgery procedures in clinic setting; follow-up with patients with positive colonoscopy findings, review results and counsel patients; answer all provider directed telephone consults.

Physician Assistant – Vascular Surgery

Madigan Army Medical Center JBLM 2/04-3/09; 2/11-5/12

Clinic Director for Vascular Surgery Clinic. Run carotid follow-up clinic and pre-op clinics; evaluate and treat new patients with vascular issues; evaluate and treat vascular patients for chronic and acute vascular problems; review and evaluate vascular studies. Order non-invasive as well as invasive vascular procedures; perform history and physical exams for pre-op workups, schedule patients for Vascular surgery, including Endovascular procedures and ensure appropriate preop evaluation and workup. Do Nuclear Medicince studies for preop patients. Assist on vascular OR cases; assist on interventional/endovascular cases in Angio suite. Alternate inpatient and outpatient weeks with second vascular PA. Manage the schedule for the Vascular Service including scheduling clinic days for providers, schedule OR days, manage the on-call schedule for the vascular physicians. Supervisor of Vascular lab technicians and Clinic RN.

Physician Assistant – Vascular Surgery

Multicare Vascular Surgery Tacoma, WA May 2012-Feb. 2013

Work with three physicians and two other mid level providers in busy Vascular practice.

Duties include seeing patients in clinic, OR first assist, rounding on inpatients, H&Ps, discharge summaries, and consults at two area hospitals. Review and evaluate vascular studies. Order CTAs and numerous vascular studies as indicated on patients.

Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Surgery

Multicare Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Puyallup, WA March 2009-February 2011

Work in busy orthopedic practice specializing in total joint replacements and problems of the knees, hips and shoulders, primarily. Physician Assistant role: evaluate and treat patients presenting with acute injuries, chronic injuries, and degenerative joint disease. Provide postop care; Perform office based procedures; Read and interpret studies, including xrays, MRIs, CTs and bone scans; inpatient surgical first assist, inpatient rounds and discharges; outpatient first assist.

Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Medicine

Lakewood Orthopaedic Surgeons Lakewood, WA August 2000-January 2004

Work in outpatient orthopaedic multi-physician clinic with orthopedists specializing in total joints, sports medicine and problems of the shoulder. Physician Assistant role: evaluate and treat patients in an outpatient setting including acute injuries, pre-op histories and physicals, post-op care; office based procedures; inpatient rounds and discharges; first assist on major orthopedic surgeries.

Physician Assistant - Washington Army National Guard

WAARNG Medical Command Camp Murray, WA April 2000-November 2003

Perform physical exams for National Guard soldiers throughout the state of Washington, including induction physicals for new enlistees. Member of screening and immunization team. Update and review annual medical certificates. Process soldiers for deployment

Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Medicine

Russell J. Keizer, M.D., P.C. Astoria, OR January 2000-July 2000

Work in outpatient general orthopedic clinic with an orthopedic surgeon; evaluate and treat patients; order and interpret diagnostic tests; perform pre-op histories and physicals; administer post-op care; perform office based procedures - injections, aspirations, suture and staple removal, drain removal, cast and splint application and removal; write orders and progress notes for inpatients; admit patients to hospital; evaluate and treat patients in the ER; first assist with orthopedic surgical cases.

Operating Room Technician

Allenmore Hospital Tacoma, WA January 96-August 97

Worked directly with surgeons in busy operating room. Assisted with General, Orthopedic, Gyn, ENT, GU, plastic, minor vascular, ophthalmologic and retinal surgeries. Responsible for setting up the OR equipment and instrumentation, preparing the patient and assisting the surgeon during the procedure.

Operating Room Technician

St. Clare Hospital Tacoma, WA July 95-December 95

Worked in busy mid-size facility. Assisted surgeons with a variety of surgical procedures. Experience in scrubbing many types of surgeries including: General Surgery, Orthopedics, Ob-Gyn, ENT, Vascular, GU, and GI lab.

Operating Room Technician/Central Material Supply Specialist

164th MASH Camp Murray, WA July 95-October 96

Non-commissioned Officer (Sergeant) in charge of the central material supply department associated with the operating room for the National Guard’s 164th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital. Oversaw staff of junior enlisted soldiers in the running of the CMS. In charge of all equipment necessary for a mobile surgical unit. Also functioned as an operating room technician.

Operating Room Technician

Madigan Army Medical Center Ft. Lewis, WA May 95-July 95

Internship at major Army medical facility as an operating room scrub technician. Assisted with General Surgery, Gyn, Orthopedics, GU, and ENT. Oriented to circulating duties, patient holding, labor and delivery, and central material services.

Research Protocols - Associate Investigator:

(Madigan Army Medical Center)

Venous Distensibility Index as a Predictor of Radiocephalic Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation

The Association of Elevated C-Reactive Protein with the Presence and Degree of Carotid Stenosis

The Prevalence of the Three Major Stroke Risk Factors in an Enrolled Population

A Double-Blinded, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Study to Assess the Efficacy of NM-702 in Subjects with Intermittent Claudication

Plaque Removal versus Open Bypass Surgery for Critical Limb Ischemia (PROOF)

A Two-Part, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-controlled, Study to Evaluate the Effect of Simvastatin, Losartan, and Pioglitazone on Cardiovascular Disease Biomarkers in Lower Extremity Atherosclerotic Plaque Excised from Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease (LEAP)

Phase 3, Multicenter, Multi-National, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Study to Evalutae the Efficacy and Safety of Alfimeprase in Subjects with Acute Peripheral Artery Occlusion (NAPA-3)


Commandant’s List July 2000

Officer Basic Course

AMEDD Center and School

Ft. Sam Houston, Texas

The Army Achievement Medal January 13, 1998

133rd Army Band

Camp Murray, WA

Commandant’s List June 29, 1996

Primary Leadership Development Course

United States Army Reserve Noncommissioned Officer Academy

Ft. Lewis, WA

Distinguished Honor Graduate May 5, 1995

Operating Room Specialist Course

Fort Sam Houston, TX

Certificate of Achievement May 5, 1995

Outstanding Physical Fitness

Army Physical Fitness Test

Fort Sam Houston, TX

Honor Graduate March 16, 1995

Medical Specialist Course

Fort Sam Houston, TX

Certificate of Achievement March 16, 1995

Academic Excellence

Combat Medical Specialist Course

Fort Sam Houston, TX

Certificate of Achievement December 7, 1994

Meritorious Service

Fort Leonard Wood, MO

Military History

Years of Enlisted Service - 4

Branch - Washington Army National Guard

Rank - Sergeant

Honorable Discharge - May 31, 1998

1st Lieutenant - Physician Assistant

Branch - Washington Army National Guard

Date of Commission - April 28, 2000

Honorable Discharge – November 22, 2003


American Academy of Physician Assistants

Pierce County Medical Society

Washington State Medical Association

Pierce County Medical Reserve Corp


Student Association of Physician Assistants 1997-1999

Northeastern University Physician Assistant Program



National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Basic Life Saving for Healthcare Providers

Advanced Cardiac Life Saving


Washington State Physician Assistant License


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