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Physician Assistant Medical

Pensacola, Florida, United States
June 25, 2019

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Diana Polizo PA-C

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Pensacola, FL 32534



Personable physician assistant anxious to settle into a practice where I can establish patient/practitioner relationships and expand my knowledge and skills. Skill Highlights

Evaluating new and established patients

Using various EMR systems

Ordering and interpreting appropriate tests Trigger point injections Formulating treatment plans

Establishing trusting communications with


Good use of time in a busy


Educating patients

Professional Experience

Physician Assistant

October 2015-July 2018

Pain Consultants of West Florida-Pensacola, FL

Assessed follow up patients. Made changes to treatment plan if warranted: scheduled procedures, physical therapy, ordered imaging, consulted physicians regarding medication changes, referred out to specialists or surgeons if indicated. Educated patients about their own role in their pain relief: lifestyle changes, diet, relaxation techniques, sleep management, etc. Created open communications with patients and trust in my judgement. Physician assistant

January 2014 to July 2015

Coastal Health Institute-Foley, AL

Assessed follow-up patients for efficacy of pain management treatments. Recommended to physician any changes to treatment plan if needed. Ordered new imaging or tests if indicated. Performed DOT physicals and pre-employment exams/physicals. Physician Assistant

June 2013 to November 2013

Health and Hope Clinic—Pensacola, FL

Evaluate new and follow-up patients with chronic medical conditions. Order appropriate lab tests if indicated, interpret lab results, formulate treatment plans in collaboration with physicians, prescribe or refill medications, educate patients, and refer patients to specialists when necessary. Physician assistant

July 2012 to February 2013

Advanced Pain Institute – Hammond, LA

Performed follow-up assessments on approximately 30 patients and examined between 4 and 6 new patients per day. Carefully analyzed test results and information gathered during examinations to properly diagnose condition and decide on treatment options. Discussed test results, various treatment options, explained prescribed procedures with patients and family, and offered advice on lifestyle changes and non-procedural/pharmaceutical management of medical and painful conditions. Performed trigger point injections if indicated. Physician assistant

January 2012 to July 2012

Kwik Clinic – Covington, LA

Diagnosed and treated acute but non-emergent medical conditions. Educated patients and families about healthy lifestyle changes. Regularly referred patients to medical specialists or other practitioners for long term management of conditions when indicated. Education and Training

Master of Medical Science: physician assistant, 2010 Our Lady of the Lake College – Baton Rouge, LA

Bachelor of Science: Anthropology

University of New Orleans – New Orleans, LA

Associate of Science: Business

Pensacola Junior College – Pensacola, FL


FL physician assistant

NCCPA certified

BLS and ACLS certified

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