Kristen A. Wassel, PA-C, MSPAS

Orthopedic Surgery

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Lehigh Valley Physician Group

Specialties
Orthopedic Surgery
Conditions treated
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LVHN Affiliates
Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute
Languages spoken
English, Spanish

Services Kristen A. Wassel Offers

  • Arthrocentesis (Joint Aspiration)
  • Bursa Injection
  • Casting/Splinting
  • Cortisone Injections
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Injections
  • Steroid Injection
  • Suture/Staple Removal
  • X-Ray

About Kristen A. Wassel

Philosophy of care

I will treat you as an individual and take the time to determine your best treatment plan based upon your lifestyle, special circumstances and activity goals.

Why I entered medicine

I love to help people and medicine is a wonderful way to do that. Additionally, I love problem-solving, and every new patient is a puzzle to solve in terms of their diagnosis and treatment. It is a continuous challenge I find rewarding.

Community involvement

I am very active in my children's sports organizations, particularly the Emmaus Green Hornet Touchdown Club. Also, we are a foster family for Tattered Tails Animal Rescue.

Personal interests

Outside work I have two children who are very active in sports and I love to watch them play. When not watching or providing “taxi service,” I enjoy walking my dogs, hiking and reading.

Education

Undergraduate
University of Miami, BA - Chemistry, 1998

Graduate
DeSales University, MS - Physician Assistant , 2001

Training


Certifications

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants - Physician Assistant, Certified

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