17051 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 300 Addison, Texas 75001
Phone: 214-888-3900

Spine and  Pain Management Dallas Texas

Anna Smith, MPAS, PA-C


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QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • Ability to function independently and efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Administrative leadership experience in a large urban academic medical center
  • Clinical experience in general and bariatric surgery, family practice, urgent care and pain management

EXPERIENCE

Interventional Spine and Pain, Addison, TX (2016 - present)

  • Interventional pain and spine management practice
  • Patient education and follow up for lab and imaging interpretation
  • Intramuscular and joint injections
  • Patient follow up and appropriate management of chronic pain in collaboration and independently from supervising physician

Medical City Dallas, Dr. Rachele Lameh Primary Care in Dallas, Texas (2016-2018)

  • Family Practice/ Pediatrics/Preventive Ob-gyn
  • Primary care/counseling
  • Patient education for follow up and lab interpretation, medication adjustments

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas (2011-2016)

  • Administrative multidisciplinary leadership: Bariatric Surgery Program Coordinator, MBSAQIP (Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation Quality Improvement Program) Level 1 Accreditation
  • Outpatient: perioperative general and bariatric surgery, minor surgical procedures, clinic responsibilities, assisting in research through database collections, training and precepting physician assistant students and new physician assistants in the outpatient surgery department
  • Inpatient: rounding on inpatients, ordering and interpreting a variety of diagnostic tests, performing assessments to derive appropriate plans of
    care - general and bariatric surgery

Care United Medical Center in Forney, Texas (2011-2014)

  • Urgent Care/Family Practice/ Pediatrics/Preventive Ob-gyn
  • Primary care/counseling
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Ability to function independently at a single provider location

Parkland Hospital Psychiatric Emergency Department in Dallas, Texas (2009-2010)

  • Physician Assistant student moonlighter for patient intake, monitoring, assisting physicians with treatment and patient care from admission todischarge

HOSPITAL/CLINIC AFFILIATIONS

Methodist Dallas Hospital, Addison, TX Physician Assistant 2016-present

UT Southwestern Outpatient Surgery Building, Dallas, TX Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Program Coordinator, MBSAQIP Level 1 2011-2016

UT Southwestern Clements University Hospital, Dallas, TX Physician Assistant 2011-2016

UT Southwestern Zale-Lipshy Hospital, Dallas, TX Physician Assistant 2011-2106

Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas Physician Assistant 2011-2016

Care United Medical Center, Forney, TX Physician Assistant 2011-2014

EDUCATION

Master of Physician Assistant Studies
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 2010

Bachelor of Science, Biology (Cum Laude)
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 2007

TEACHING/LEADERSHIP

  • UT Southwestern Physician Assistant Studies Program, Preceptor 2011-Present
  • UT Southwestern Physician Assistant Studies Program, Guest Lecturer 2011-Present

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION / AFFILATIONS

Licensed Physician Assistant, Texas State Board of Medical Examiners
National Commission Certification of Physician Assistants
American Academy of Physician Assistants, Fellow member
Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, Fellow member
Lap Band Certification Course
ACLS
BLS
DEA
DPS
ASAM Safe Opioid Prescribing

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

  • Photography / Editing
  • Infertility Support Group Leader
  • Nutritional Education and Weight Loss support group leadership skills

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