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Physician Assistant Medical

Location:
Baton Rouge, LA
Posted:
November 26, 2020

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James D. "Bo" AItazan, MPAS, PA-C

***** ***** ***** ***. ***** Rouge, LA 70809 318-***-****

Email: adh5or@r.postjobfree.com

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/bo-altazan/16/73b/107

Qualifications

Dedicated physician assistant with more than 20 years of medical experience caring for patients and families. Physician Assistant since 1998. Flexible, self-motivated, team player with exceptional patient communication and organizational skills.

Patient satisfaction scores consistently above 95%.

Credentials Certifications

Louisiana Board of Medical Examiners, LA National Commission on Certification

Arkansas State Medical Board, AR of Physician Assistants, Inc., NCCPA

State of Florida, Division of Medical Quality, FL National Registry of Certified Medical

Rapides Regional Medical Center, Alexandria, LA Examiners, NRCME

Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital, Alexandria, LA Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Alexandria, LA Basic Life Support (BLS)

Central Louisiana Ambulatory Surgical Center, Alexandria, LA

Oakdale Community Hospital, Oakdale, LA

Winn Parish Medical Center, Winnfield, LA

Riverland Medical Center, Ferriday, LA

Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, FL

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA

St. Joseph Sisters of Mercy Health Center, Hot Springs, AR

Lafayette General Medical Center, Lafayette, LA

Woman’s Hospital, Baton Rouge, LA

St. Elizabeth Hospital, Gonzales, LA

Greater Baton Rouge Surgical Hospital, Baton Rouge, LA

B.R.A.S.S., Baton Rouge, LA

Advanced Surgical Care, Baton Rouge, LA

Champion Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA

Premier Health Consultants, Baton Rouge, LA

Promise Hospital of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge General Medical Center (Mid-City), Baton Rouge, LA

Education

MPAS, Masters Physician Assistant Studies (Orthopedics), University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2/2006 - 5/2007.

B.S., Physician Assistant, Louisiana State University School of Allied Health Professions, Shreveport, LA, 5/1996 - 8/1998

B.S. Biological Science, Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA, 9/1977- 8/1980

Hospital Corps School, San Diego, CA; Field Medical School, Camp LeJeune, NC, EMT Certification, 1971-1975

Professional Experience

September 2018 until Present: Riverside Urgent Care, LaPlace, LA. Physician Assistant, (general medical care for urgent care for LaPlace and surrounding areas, part-time as needed)

May 2016 until Present: Warner Orthopedics and Wellness, Baton Rouge, LA. Orthopedic Physician Assistant, (general orthopedics (inpatient/outpatient/surgery), foot and ankle subspecialty)

May 2014 until Present: Premier Health Consultants, Baton Rouge, LA. Physician Assistant, Lake After Hours, Lake Urgent Care, (general medical care for urgent care for multiple locations in and around the Baton Rouge area, part-time as needed)

December 2012 until October 2015: Schumacher Group, Lafayette, LA. Emergency Department Physician Assistant, (general medical care for fast track emergency room patients, part-time as needed) Lafayette General Medical Center

August 2011 until October 2012: Apollo MD, Lafayette, LA. Emergency Department Physician Assistant, (general medical care for fast tract emergency room patients, part-time as needed) Lafayette General Medical Center

August 2011 until May 2012; Logistics Health, Physician Assistant, (general physical exam/assessments on returning and deploying military personnel, part-time as needed)

July 2011 until April 2016: Woman’s Hospital, Baton Rouge, LA. Orthopedic Physician Assistant, (general inpatient/outpatient Orthopedic surgery)

January 2011 until May 2011: St. Joseph Mercy Health Center, Hot Springs, AR. Orthopedic Physician Assistant (general inpatient/outpatient Orthopedic surgery)

September 2008 until December 2010; Ochsner Health Systems, Baton Rouge, LA. Orthopedic Physician Assistant (general, spine, and joint replacement Orthopedic surgery)

October 2007 until November 2009: Our Lady of the Lake College Physician Associate Program, Baton Rouge, LA. Assistant Professor, Academic Coordinator/Interim Program Director

April 2007 until September 2007: Arkansas, Orthopedic Institute, Harrison, AR. Physician Assistant (general orthopedics, clinic based)

April 2004 until April 2007: Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Specialists, Alexandria, LA. Physician Assistant (general, sports medicine, and hand Orthopedic surgery)

January 2003 until April 2004: Michael W. Dole, M.D. Alexandria, LA. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physician Assistant (rehabilitation, internal medicine, pain management)

September 2000 until November 2002: Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Specialists, Alexandria, LA. Orthopedic Physician Assistant (general, foot and ankle Orthopedic surgery)

January 2000 to August 2000: J. Dean Cole, M.D., P.A., Orlando, FL. Physician Assistant (trauma, foot and ankle Orthopedic surgery)

April 1998 until December 1999: Med+Aid Family Practice I Occupational Medicine Walk-In Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA. Physician Assistant (Family Practice/Occupational Medicine

November 1980 until May 1996: Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport, LA. Departments of Medicine (Sections of Hematology/Oncology and Pulmonary), Microbiology and Immunology, and Psychiatry. Technical Director, Medical Service Area Research Laboratories, Research Associate, Medical Research Specialist III (medical research and clinical laboratories)

February 1971 until February 1977: United States Navy, Hospital Corpsman, Orthopedic Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, National Service Defense and Good Conduct Medals, Honorable Discharge.

Professional Affiliations, Publications, Lectures, Acknowledgements

American Academy of Physician Assistants, (AAPA)

Louisiana Academy of Physician Assistants, (LAPA), President, Vice-President,

Legislative Chairman, AAPA Delegate, CME Coordinator

Arkansas Academy of Physician Assistants, (ARAPA)

American Academy of Physician Assistants in Legal Medicine, (AAPALM)

Louisiana State University, Department of Kinesiology, PA Mentoring Program

Biochemistry, Vol. 34, No. 15, 5130-5136, 1995.

Biochemistry, Vol. 31, No. 25, 5820-5830, 1992.

FASEB 5:1096, 1991.

FASEB, 5:2202, 1991.

Blood, 3a, 1990.

Blood 20a, 1990.

Cellular Immunology, Vol. 130, 150-159, 1990.

The Journal of Immunology, Vol. 140, No. 11, 3712-3716, 1988.

The Cellular Immunology, Vol. 105, 209-300, 1987.

Journal of Infectious Diseases, Vol. 155, No. 6, 1282-1291, 1987.

Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, Vol. 6, 329-340, 1982.

Neuroscience 8:363, 1982.

Neuroscience 7:375, 1981.

Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Charcot Arthropathy Conference, Nutrition in the Charcot Patient, 2016

Louisiana State Assembly of the Association of Surgical Technologist, Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy, 2016

Medical Group Managers Association, PA Practice and Utilization, 2015.

Louisiana State Assembly of the Association of Surgical Technologist, Orthopedic Fractures, Fixation and Total Joint Replacement, 2015.

Woman’s Hospital, Orthopedic Procedures: Implications for Practice, 2013.

Mississippi Academy of Physician Assistants Primary Care Conference,

What’s New in Women’s Health, 2008.

Louisiana Healthworks Conference, The Role of the Physician Assistant, 2



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