New York Foot and Ankle Surgeon Announces New Certification for Staff Member

February 03, 2017
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Dr. David S. Levine, MD, a foot and ankle specialist whose office is located at 523 E 72nd St #509 New York, NY, has recently announced new certification for one of his staff members. The surgeon states that Orthopedic Physician Assistant Lisa Pearson, RPA-C, MPAS has recently received her CAQ certification in Orthopedics.

Dr. Levine is proud to announce that Lisa Pearson has received her CAQ certification on November 21, 2016 through the NCCPA. This certification is something that Physician Assistants earn above and beyond their PA-C, and is a credential that effectively documents her specialty and experience.

According to the NY orthopedic surgeon, physician assistants who are seeking the certification must have at least 4,000 hours of experience, which is the equivalent of two years of full time practice in their field. They must have worked in their specialty within the past six years and if selected for an audit, they must be able to show documentation that proves their experience. Candidates for certification must also be able to apply knowledge and skills needed for practice in the field, and must show attestation from a supervising physician who also works in their chosen field.

"As a physician assistant, we are trained to work in any aspect of the medical field," says Lisa Pearson. “However, when you spend so much time and develop a love for a specialty, like orthopedics, it is nice to have this exam to validate your experience and knowledge in the field.”

Lisa Pearson says that in determining eligibility for the examination, applicants must undergo strict qualifications in a number of tasks. Dr. Levine explains that Lisa Pearson successfully completed all requirements for certification. Pearson has been working with Dr. Levine since 2011 and sees many of her own patients as well. She also works in the operating room assisting Dr. Levine.

Dr. Levine states that his office goes above and beyond to ensure that all patients are well-cared for and satisfied with their overall care. Those interested in learning more about the services performed by Dr. Levine and Lisa Pearson, RPA-C can contact the office for more info.

Lisa Pearson, RPA-C, MPAS

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About David S. Levine, MD:

Dr. David S. Levine is a New York orthopedic foot and ankle specialist. He will put his experience as a foot and ankle orthopedist to work. He can help you get back on your feet again, so you will not have to miss out on anything that life has to offer.

Contact David S. Levine, MD:

Dr. David S. Levine
523 East 72nd Street - Suite 509
New York, NY 10021

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