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Our Advanced Practice Providers

APPs are an important asset to the health care team.

Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners are clinicians, also known as Advanced Practice Providers (APP), who have completed a master's degree, are certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and are licensed by the CA Physician Assistant Board to practice medicine. When APPs participate in the health care team, it improves the patient experience and reduces costs.

What can you expect when you see an APP?

• Complete and competent care

• Excellent patient education

• Compassionate and kind care

• Culturally and socioeconomically centered care APPs are highly skilled clinicians who evaluate and provide patient care.

APPs can diagnose and treat acute and chronic conditions and injuries.

In their role, APPs can:

Take history, perform physical exams, order labs/imaging and interpret results

Make diagnosis, educate patients, prescribe medications

Perform or assist in surgeries

Work in an interdisciplinary team with medical assistants, nurses, and doctors to provide patient care

You can find APPs in many areas of practice, including:


  • The American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners