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Physician Assistant Office

Candler, NC
December 11, 2019

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Ron Heninger, MMSc, PA-C

Asheville Orthopedic Associates

Asheville, NC


I graduated from the Emory University Physician Assistant Program in 1999. I’ve always worked in Orthopedics since graduation. I’ve performed all of the tissue and skin closures for our cases including the major joint replacement cases. My case census would have to be over 3000 throughout my career. In addition, my injection count would be estimated at 8,000-10,000. I’m currently pursuing how to give ultrasound guided injections in the office for pain relief. We have 7 PAs in the office and none have shown interest or have been supported by the office Physicians to pursue the training. I'm responsible for all the patient wounds and post op care visits. I really enjoy and take great pride in seeing how pleased my patients are when they see my minimal post operative scar after surgery. I'm very proud of my surgical and clinical outcomes. My patients tell me that their physical therapists recognize my work when they see the postoperative scar from our total joints. In addition, most patients over the years have found pain relief with my injection procedures. Many patients see me on a regular basis. I’ve known many of them for years. They’ve come to trust me, and continually send me referrals. The is the highest progressional compliment I can earn with my patients. Medicine was my second career. I taught Anatomy and Physiology for 8 years with my first Masters degree in Applied Physiology. I earned the degree from Ball State University in Indiana. I completed this degree on a full tuition waiver graduate assistantship. Upon graduation, i went on to be the Program Director for an Applied Exercise Science degree program for 6 years in a small College in South Georgia. State cut backs and limited funding curbed my academic career and forced me to pursue new interests. Hence, starting my PA training and career, and I’ve never looked back. I’m definitely interested in finding out more about this position. I look forward to the possibility of meeting and discussing how I may help the practice be successful and profitable. Thank you again for sharing your time and consideration in my pursuit for employment within your Organization.

Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Work Experience

Physician Assistant-Certified

Asheville Orthopedic Associates - Asheville, NC

2012 to Present

I've had the opportunity to work with Blue Ridge Bone and Joint for approximately 10 years, the Veterans Affairs Hospital for 18 months, and currently Asheville Orthopedic Associates for almost 7 years. Each professional move has been elective. I’ve strived to work in the most productive work place settings over the years. My pursuit has guided me through different job settings while developing my experiences and successes.


Master’s in Medical Science, PA-C in Physician Assistant Emory University - Atlanta, GA

August 1997 to December 1999

Master's in Applied Physiology

Ball State University - Muncie, IN

August 1988 to June 1990


• Sterile surgical techniques, joint injections, large wound closures and micro vascular surgery (10+ years)

• EMR experience (10+ years)

• PA

Certifications and Licenses

AAPA license #105467

December 1999 to Present

American Academy of Physician Assistants

NCCPA member #1042700

December 1999 to Present

National Commission of Certification for Physician Assistants NCMB #104683

June 2001 to Present

North Carolina Medical Board

DEA #MH0708288

June 2001 to Present

Drug Enforcement Agency prescribers ID


December 1999 to Present


August 2019 to January 2028

Additional Information

ACLS pending

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