Joe Merchan, PAC
Joe Merchan is a certified physician assistant with special interest in hand, spine and hip replacement surgery. Working as a team player alongside his supervising physician, Joe conducts physical exams, diagnoses and treats orthopedic conditions, orders and interprets tests, counsels patients on preventive care and assists in surgery.
As a former athlete who sustained a career-ending injury, Joe seeks to help others prevent injury through information, and to provide the best quality care when injuries occur. Joe is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the National Athletic Trainers Association.
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