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Physician Assistants

Our Physician Assistants are critical to our operations at Westphal Orthopedics. With thousands of hours of training and years of experience, our PAs manage treatment plans, prescribe medications and assist in diagnosing conditions. They also provide critical assistance in the operating room with our surgeons.
Jessica Fittipaldi, PA-C

Jessica Fittipaldi, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Jessica is a graduate of St. Francis University, Loretto, PA with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Health Sciences and a Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Sciences. She is Certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. While studying at St. Francis, Jessica did her surgical rotation with Dr. Westphal. She chose orthopedics as her career path and has been with Dr. Westphal since 2006. With Dr. Westphal as her mentor. Jessica has become an integral part of the patient experience in the office as well as in the operating room.

Mary Lynam, PA-C

Mary Lynam, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Mary joined our team in June of 2020. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science from Drexel University in 2016 and went on to get her Master of Science in Physicians Assistant Studies (MSPAS) at Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York. While at Drexel, Mary was the captain of her field hockey team.

Mary’s competitive nature and strong work ethic make her the perfect fit at Westphal Orthopedics. She has proven to have the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in orthopedics. More than that, her empathy and her desire to help every patient will ensure that she has a long, successful career as a Physician Assistant.

 

 

 

Rienna Fulmer, PA-C

Rienna Fulmer, PA-C

Physician Assistant

If you’re lucky enough to get an appointment with Rienna, the first thing you’ll likely notice is her outgoing and humorous personality, but don’t let her fool you! Rienna has been in orthopedics for over a decade and she brings a wealth of knowledge to our practice. Rienna has proven herself as an asset to our physicians in the office, and occasionally in the operating room.

Rienna is a graduate of Kings College in Wilkes-Barre, PA with a masters in Physician Assistant studies and a Bachelor of Medical Studies degree. She is certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Prior to joining Westphal Orthopedics, Rienna gained valuable experience in family medicine, emergency medicine, orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery.