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Katie Virnig, PA-C

  • Position: Physician Assistant to Dr. Cannestra

About Katie

Physician assistants are versatile clinicians in our practice. They can perform physical examinations, diagnose and treat orthopedic injuries, order and interpret lab tests, perform minor procedures, assist in surgery, and provide patient education. They extend the ability of our surgeons to care for our patients. PA-C is an acronym for Physician Assistant – Certified, meaning they have their own medical licenses and have passed the Physician Assistant National Certifying exam, among other requirements, before receiving the medical license designation “PA-C”.

Education
  • College
  • Bachelor of Science University of Wisconsin
    Madison, WI
  • Medical School
  • Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies Midwestern University
    Downers Grove, IL