Frances Lisa Perkins, PA-C
Repeated success treating acute and chronic illnesses, determining diagnosis, and providing patient education.
Patient-focused and care-oriented Physician Assistant with expertise in treating serious conditions, deploying emergency protocols, and efficiently identifying levels of severity. Dedicated to providing accurate diagnosis following in-depth patient examination and prescribing effective drug therapies to optimize patient outcomes. Collaborate cohesively with physician and nursing teams to manage complex cases and determine the best steps of care. Known as a reliable source of information and leadership to teams, patients, and families.
Highlights of Expertise
Routing Acute / Chronic Care
Diagnostic Testing / Diagnosis
Prescriptions / Drug Therapy
Immunizations / Vaccines
Patient / Family Education
Team Training / Leadership
Compliant Treatment Protocols
Therapeutic / Evidence-Based Practices
Preventive Care / Health Maintenance
BELLEVILLE FAMILY MEDICAL ASSOCIATES, Belleville, IL
Physician Assistant (2005 - Present)
Optimize patient outcomes by conducting comprehensive physical assessments, collecting vital signs, reviewing medical histories, and ordering the appropriate diagnostic tests to determine the best treatment plans. Focus on preventive care measures and advising patients of healthy lifestyle changes to mitigate diseases. Exemplify excellence in lab work, biopsies, excisions, and wound care. Maximize patients’ access to care by extending appointments to 22 patients per day. Exhibit compassion while actively listening to patient concerns and prioritizing their needs to better serve them.
Cultivate a positive team environment and collaborate on a consensus for complex cases.
Build a positive rapport with patients by providing reliable information and addressing questions.
Oversee women’s health examinations and provide insight on the necessary annual testing.
Thrive under the pressure of a fast-paced work environment and manage multiple cases at once.
Take advantage of every learning opportunity to expand skills sets and broaden treatment options.
Additional experience as a Physician Assistant with Dr. Anil Gupta in Columbia, IL (1 year)
Education & Certifications
Master of Science, Physician Assistant Studies, University of St. Francis, Albuquerque, NM
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO
Certifications: National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Controlled Substance