Surgical Practice

In addition to PAs’ ability to first and second assist in surgery, they provide pre- and post-operative care, patient education, prescribe medication, provide emergency room coverage and coordinate care for surgical patients in the intensive care unit or ward.

A wealth of information about PA surgical practice, including successful practice models, data and statistics and links to PA surgical practice societies follows:

General Surgery

Cardiovascular Surgery


Orthopedic Surgery


Plastic Surgery

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