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Eight Facts about Physician Assistants for Patients

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Eight facts about physician assistants that your medical practice can use when discussing these providers with patients.

If you recently added a physician assistant to your medical practice, you may be experiencing some resistance among patients to utilize the new provider for their care.

Next time patients express reservations, take time to educate and inform them about the physician assistant's background, experience, and expertise.Here are eight key facts about PAs (from the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants) that may help guide you through these conversations.

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