Physician’s Assistant

Tri-City Medical Center | HealthCare - Clinical

Average Wage for this Career:

$127,280* *This figure represents the median wage for this career in San Diego County and not the wages of any specific interviewee

Occupational Outlook:


About Physician's Assistant, Orthopedic

Meet a Physician’s Assistant (PA) in Orthopedics who performs histories and examinations, orders and interprets diagnostic tests and prescribes medications and therapy. PA’s assist in surgery and provide procedures which include tendon repairs, wound closures and debridements, injection of joints and fracture management. Orthopedic Specialists of North County (OSNC) is committed to helping people lead active lives, whether it’s through treating an accident, sport or work-related injury, total joint replacement or relieving chronic or acute pain. Our mission is the restoration of motion and to continually develop and maintain comprehensive programs in all areas of orthopedics, addressing each aspect of patient care from initial consultation, diagnosis, and treatment through recovery. OSNC is a specialty clinic owned and operated by Tri-City Healthcare District.

Education Resources

Physician Assistant
MiraCosta College

Physician Assistant
University of California, San Diego

Physician Assistant
California Academy of PA’s (CAPA)