Meet Laura Galloway
Office Locations: Springfield
Q&A with Laura Galloway
- Q: Tell us about your background as a physician assistant.A: Graduated from Staten Island college in 2004. I went to Bayley Seton Physician Assistant Program (BS in Science). I previously worked at Coney Island Hospital Orthopedics and joined Care Station in 2004.
- Q: Why did you choose to become a physician assistant?A: I wanted to help people. I love the challenge of medicine.
- Q: Why did you choose to practice in an open access primary care practice?A: Variety of patients. Exposed to many changes and learning experiences.
- Q: What unique skills do you possess?A: Compassion, joint injections/suturing. I’ve been advised that I have a gentle touch.
- Q: Describe your day to day activities, priorities and tasks. What do you like best?A: Listening to patients, helping people when they are sick, hurt or need medical advice or just a friendly opinion.
- Q: What accomplishments are you most proud of?A: My children - the best gift and accomplishment in my life. Loving and being a Physician Assistant. Having a good relationship with my patients.
- Q: What are the key challenges of this field of medicine? How is it changing?A: The challenge of time. I always want to spend a lot of time talking with patients on a professional and friendly level.
- Q: If you couldn’t be a physician assistant, what would you be doing?A: Maybe law or working with protecting children. Example: Open a home for children to be safe until they can be cared for.
- Q: What makes working at Care Station special?A: Friendly atmosphere, meeting new people all the time, family environment.
- Q: Why should patients choose Care Station for their primary care?A: We really do look out for the well-being of our patient. We treat our patients like family.
- Q: Tell us a little something about yourself.A: Love helping people and building friendships.
- Q: How do you like to spend your free time?A: Being with my family and friends.