Amanda is our highly qualified and knowledgeable physician assistant (PA) with over 6 years of orthopaedic surgery experience. She has been assisting Dr. Zehr since 2021.
As our physician assistant, Amanda assists in all facets of orthopaedic patient care both in the office and in the hospital assisting in hospital rounds. She assists in most surgical procedures that Dr. Zehr performs and is relied upon to keep patients informed and comforted, a role she is eminently qualified to perform.
In addition, Amanda is well-skilled in educating patients on various disease states and disabilities as well as performing various office procedures including the administration of joint injections and wound care under the supervision and guidance of Dr. Zehr.
Amanda received her post-graduate physician assistant degree from Nova Southeastern University. Prior to 2016, she employed the knowledge gained in the Bachelor of Science in Health Science and Master of Science in Sports Medicine programs at Armstrong Atlantic University in Savannah, GA, in various athletic training positions in Southwest Florida. She is a licensed athletic trainer, in addition to having received her physician assistant license and certification.
Amanda is a member of the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants, the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and the Physicians Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery.