Jessica Carter, PA-C, earned her Bachelor of Science from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. Following her undergraduate education, she pursued a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke, VA. Jessica is a Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C) through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Prior to joining TPMG, Jessica spent the past decade practicing Emergency Medicine where she gained extensive experience working in both adult and pediatric emergency departments. Jessica treats all types of conditions ranging from acute injuries and illnesses to chronic diseases such as, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes. Her special interests include nutrition, lifestyle management, and disease prevention.
With a desire to make a difference in the lives of others, Jessica decided to pursue a career in medicine. She believes delivering the highest quality patient care should be foremost and is committed to building lasting patient relationships. In her practice, she seeks to provide an individualized approach to care, working alongside each patient to develop a plan tailored to help them achieve optimal health and meet their personal wellness goals.
Jessica is certified in ATLS, ACLS, and PALS. Additionally, she has received a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Emergency Medicine, demonstrating advanced knowledge and expertise in this specific field. She is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).
A proud military spouse, Jessica enjoys spending quality time with her husband, son, and Border Terrier. She also enjoys frequent trips to the beach and traveling abroad. Born and raised in Virginia, Jessica looks forward to continuing to care for her local community for years to come. TPMG welcomed her to TPMG Independence Family Medicine in 2020.
Certifications: ATLS, ACLS, PALS, Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Emergency Medicine
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Member of American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)