NYX’s physician assistants “PA” are medical professionals who operate under your doctors supervision. Both, the doctor as well as the PA, share patient care responsibility. A scope of PA’s duties include:

  • examining patients,
  • order and interpret laboratory tests and X-rays,
  • prescribe medications,
  • diagnosing illnesses,
  • taking the patients history,
  • developing and carrying out treatment plans,
  • counseling patients on healthcare plans,
  • and suturing wounds.

Physician assistants may also assist a doctor in surgical procedures.