ELLEN K. LEE, PA- C
UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC
M.S. Physician Assistant Studies, Jun 2019
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO
LA JOLLA, CA
B.A. Human Development, Jun 2013
Awards & Recognitions: National Society of Collegiate Scholars – Vice President, Thurgood Marshall Honors Program, Provost's Honors List
RAO DERMATOLOGY, FRESNO, CA
Dermatology, Nov 2018 – Jan 2019
Duties: Diagnosed and managed common dermatological conditions. Extensive experience with acne, squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, melanoma, seborrheic keratosis, psoriasis, eczema, tinea, warts, and rosacea. Administered and prescribed appropriate courses of treatment from pharmaceutical medication (Isotretinoin, biologics, etc.) to Mohs surgery. Procedures: Mohs excisions and layered closures, reflectance confocal microscopy, shave biopsy, punch biopsy, cryosurgery, electrodessication, curettage, closure of excisions via sutures, digital block, nail removal, intradermal and subcutaneous injections, skin tag removal, wart removal, cryotherapy, NBUVB light therapy.
MARK TWAIN MEDICAL CENTER, SAN ANDREAS, CA
General Surgery, Oct 2018 – Nov 2018
Duties: Surgical consults, pre- and post-operative management, diagnostic interpretation, patient education.
Procedures: First assist: bowel resection, colostomy, cyst excision, cryosurgery, colonoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy. Closure of wounds via sutures, staples, dermabond. DIGNITY HEALTH MEDICAL CLINIC, VALLEY SPRINGS, CA
Pediatrics, Sep 2018 – Oct 2018
Duties: Performed well child exams (newborns – adolescents), performed sports physicals, managed growth charts and immunization schedules.
Procedures: Injections, ear lavages, hearing exams, throat cultures, office lab diagnostics. DIGNITY HEALTH MEDICAL CLINIC, ANGELS CAMP, CA
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aug 2018 – Sep 2018
Duties: Contraceptive counseling and management, routine gynecologic screening, evaluation and management of menorrhagia, metrorrhagia, and menopause. Procedures: First assist: laparoscopic salpingectomy, oopherectomy, cystourethroscopy, endometrial biopsy, hysterectomy, hysteroscopy, genital wart laser removal. Papanicolaou cytology smears, breast exams, pessary insertion/ removal, Nexplanon implant removal. DIGNITY HEALTH MEDICAL CLINIC, ANGELS CAMP, CA
Family Medicine, Jul 2018 – Aug 2018
Duties: Acute and chronic disease evaluation and management in a rural setting. Extensive experience in the care and management of hypertension, congestive heart failure, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, asthma, COPD, GERD, and STDs. Performed sports physicals. Procedures: Wound closure, care, dressing changes. MARK TWAIN MEDICAL CENTER, SAN ANDREAS, CA
Internal Medicine, Jun 2018 – Jul 2018
Duties: Evaluated and provided acute and chronic inpatient care, patient education, and referral for follow-up care. Adult preventative health care.
TULARE WALK-IN FAMILY CLINIC, TULARE, CA
Family Medicine, May 2018 – Jun 2018
Duties: Evaluated and managed acute and chronic disorders across the lifespan, for primarily Spanish speaking patients in a rural, underserved community. Procedures: Suture/staples wound closure, cryotherapy, joint injection, digital block, incision and drainage, nail removal, wound management, splinting, ear lavage, Papanicolaou cytology smear, breast and prostate exams, fluorescein staining, nebulizer treatment, foreign body removal. FAMILY HEALTHCARE NETWORK, PORTERVILLE, CA
Behavioral Health, Apr 2018 – May 2018
Duties: Observed and assisted individual child and adult cognitive behavioral therapy, including history taking, diagnosis, behavioral interventions, documentation and appropriate follow-up care. Assisted in developing safety plans with patients at increased risk for suicide attempt. MERCY GENERAL HOSPITAL, SACRAMENTO, CA
Emergency Medicine, Mar 2018 – Apr 2018
Duties: Managed urgent and acute medical conditions, consulted with on-call physicians, and provided patient education and referral for follow-up care. Procedures: Suture placement/removal, burn care/ management, bedside ultrasound, digital blocks, incision and drainage, cyst excision, nail removal, wound irrigation and debridement, ECGs, Papanicolaou cytology smears, DREs, slit lamp exams, fluorescein staining, foreign body removal. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
EYECARE MEDICAL CORPORATION, LOS ANGELES, CA
Ophthalmology Surgical First Assistant, Jan 2015 – Dec 2016 First assist in LASIK, Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK), pterygium removal, and blepharoplasty. Assisted with pre- and postoperative care, and patient education. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING, ANAHEIM, CA Radiology Medical Assistant/ Interpreter, May 2014 – Jan 2015 Translated patient medical history from Korean to English for radiologists and technicians. Patient scheduling, insurance authorization and billing, electronic record management. LESTONNAC FREE CLINIC, ARTESIA, CA
Free Community Clinic Medical Assistant, Dec 2013 – Jan 2015 Back office medical assistant and scribe duties in an underserved community. LANGUAGES
Korean - Fluent
Spanish - Intermediate
CREDENTIALS AND LICENSES
California State License for Physician Assistants
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and Basic Life Support PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
American Academy of Physician Assistants
California Academy of Physician Assistants
Available upon request.