Amanda Uzzell
Amanda Uzzell, PA-C

Meet Amanda Uzzell

 

Q&A with Amanda Uzzell

Q: Tell us about your background as a physician assistant.

A: Undergrad | grad - Seton Hall University. Prior to Care Station worked for 4 years in urgent care/primary care office in Piscataway.

Q: Why did you choose to become a physician assistant?

A: I’ve always been interested in medicine and science.

Q: Why did you choose to practice in the (primary care /urgent care / occupational health) specialty?

A: I enjoy being able to build relationships with patient and follow them overtime rather than see them periodically.

Q: What unique skills do you possess?

A: I try to foster dialogue with patient that allows a relaxed conversation to ensure that my patients leave with all questions answered and feel as if they get most from visit.

Q: Describe your day to day activities, priorities and tasks. What do you like best?

A: See patients, follow up via phone, counsel patients. I enjoy the counseling the most time because it allows me to give the patients a chance to better understand medical condition so that way we can optimize treatment.

Q: What accomplishments are you most proud of?

A: Building up a consistent patient base.

Q: What are the key challenges of this field of medicine? How is it changing?

A: Most patients do not understand implications of their chronic medical conditions which can make adherence to treatment difficult.

Q: If you couldn’t be a physician assistant, what would you be doing?

A: Interior decorating.

Q: What makes working at Care Station special?

A: Close relations with other PA’s and MDs. Also the ability to complete most testing in office which helps compliance.

Q: Why should patients choose Care Station for their primary care?

A: Convenience.

Q: Tell us a little something about yourself.

A: I have a twin sister and I love dogs.

Q: How do you like to spend your free time?

A: When not working I enjoy seeing friends/family, reading, and traveling.