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Physician Assistant Certified

Leesburg, VA, 20176
April 20, 2020

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Patricia Shannon, PA-C

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Cell: 706-***-**** Email:


Mary Baldwin University/Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences

M.S. Physician Assistant Studies June 2019

Southern New Hampshire University M.S. Information Tech c/Healthcare Informatics February 2016

Franklin University B.S. Healthcare Management May 2013

Meridian Community College A.A. S. Dental Hygiene May 2009

Relevant Clinical Experience

National Spine and Pain Center, Alexandria, VA October 2019-April 2020

Collaborating Physicians: Ramatia Mahboobi, MD and Kunal Sood, MD

Obtained patient medical history and conducted physical examinations.

Conducted follow-up visits independently and consistent with organization’s incident to guidelines and updated patient records using Centricity EMR.

Analyzed test data and reviewed advanced imaging and made recommendations for interventional pain management procedures and other conservative measures such as physical therapy.

Developed medical care plans under collaborating physician with periodic reviews of patient’s medical needs and responses to treatment.

Served as a resource and educator for patients by providing ongoing care information, counseling and guidance.

Managed and adjusted pain medications for patients with both acute and chronic pain.

Performed trigger point injections, intra articular joint injections, sub acromial bursa, and selective tendon injections.

Clinical Rotations Experience January 2018-June 2019

Obtained histories and performed physical examinations under the supervision of preceptors. Made recommendations for patient care in the management of both acute and chronic health conditions. Performed various procedures under the supervision of preceptors.

Orthopedics, Arthritis & Sports Sterling, VA

Cory Kraftson, MSPAS, PA-C

Behavioral Health/Psychiatry, Neuroscientific Insights Rockville, MD

Carol Smith, MSPAS, PA-C

Obstetrics & Gynecology, MedStar Montgomery Medical Center Olney, MD

Dr. Ngozi Wexler, MD

General Surgery, DHMR Clinics Woodbridge, VA

Dr. Mazoud Rezvani, MD

Family Medicine, Family Healthcare Germantown, MD

Joe McKelvey, PA-C

Pediatrics, Accessibility Medcare Derwood, MD

Dr. Rosemary Powers, MD

Emergency Medicine, Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center Fredericksburg, VA

Dr. Jayson Tappan, MD

Internal Medicine, Jefferson Internal Medicine Associates Roanoke, VA

Dr. Larry Monahan, MD

Additional Clinical and Patient Care Experience

Registered Dental Hygienist, various practices June 2009-December 2016

Provided treatment and assessment of patients for dental care according to soft tissue management program.

Performed prophylaxis on elderly, children and adult patients to include personal instructions for teeth and gum care, and recommendations for professional dental care.

Planned care for patients. Assessed periodontal health of patients with concise periodontal charting.

Provided non-surgical Periodontal Therapy to patients to include deep scaling and root planning with the use of local anesthetics.

Assessed intraoral and extra oral anatomy for abnormalities.

Military Service

Communications Specialist, United States Army (active duty) September 1999-April 2006

Managed automations and network security for over 150 Active Directory

computers and 300 personnel user accounts

Responded to telephone calls, email and personnel requests for technical support

Resolved and researched hardware/software problems over the phone or made onsite call to end-user

Mississippi and Virginia Army National Guard May 2008-May 2010

Installed, configured and debugged Windows OS, Microsoft Office Suite, Exchange accounts, admin packs, and a myriad of non-standard off the shelf productions

Scheduled repair action to match mission priorities and minimize customer down time

Lead the battalion in establishing life cycle relevancy and replacement of information technology equipment such as printers, laptops, and other peripheral devices used

Professional License and Certifications

Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants July 2019

Virginia Board of Medicine License July 2019

Maryland Board of Physicians License October 2019

Drug Enforcement Authority License November 2019

NPI, May 2019

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) of Substance Use Disorders Waiver Training, 2019

ACLS Dec 2019 to present

BLS Dec 2019 to present


Angela Blose Corley Scholarship August 2018

Chuck Nicholson Community Bank Veterans Scholarship January 2007

Army Commendation Medal 2005

Army Achievement Medal 1999, 2004

Iraq Campaign Medal 2003

Volunteer Activities

Junior League of Northern VA (Provisional Member and Committee Member, 2010)

Organized events for Kids in the Kitchen for the annual Enchanted Forest Event

Collected donations from local businesses for the annual Enchanted Forest Event

Collected oral hygiene products from local dental offices for local women’s shelte

References available on request

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