Michelle R. Hitchcock, PA-C
Michelle Hitchcock is a certified physician assistant with over ten years of experience in orthopedic spine surgery.
Michelle obtained her Physician Assistant Certificate from the Western University of Health Sciences and her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Kinesiology with concentration in Physical Education, Athletic Training from California State University, Long Beach. During her time at California State University she traveled as head trainer for the softball and waterpolo teams and performed rehabilitation on all Division I athletes of Long Beach State University. She was a Certified Athletic Trainer and provided orthopedic and physical therapy treatment for the U.S. National Men’s and Women’s water polo team, U. S. Track and Field, U.S. Badminton and athletes of various backgrounds including professional surfing, professional beach volleyball and professional football.
Michelle has extensive experience serving as first assist with various cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, total hip and knee arthroplasty, total hip and knee revisions and carpal tunnel. She has significant experience in managing both surgical and non-surgical spinal conditions. She has also been a study coordinator for CD Horizon/BMP Medtronic research study.
Michelle is a member of American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). She is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and received her surgery certification from the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA).
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