About Katy Anthony, PA-C
Katy Anthony, PA-C, graduated from Des Moines University Physician Assistant program in 2005. In January 2006, she started with the Mayo Clinic Rochester Trauma Surgery team, working with both general surgery and orthopedic trauma. She then transitioned to Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Skemp and has been working in family medicine clinics of varying sizes ever since.
She has 13+ years experience in family medicine/primary care. She enjoys all aspects of primary care but especially likes doing clinic-based procedures, joint injections and seeing people of all ages. She is passionate about all ages of patients receiving excellent preventative and wellness care. She and her family live in Winona, MN.
What is a Physicians Assistant?
Physician Assistants (PAs) are licensed health care providers who are qualified by academic and clinical training to practice medicine under the supervision of a physician. Modeled on physician training, PAs undergo intensive education in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Surgery, Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and medical/surgical specialties.
PAs provide comprehensive medical care including:
- Diagnosing and treating acute and chronic conditions
- Prescribing medications
- Conducting health histories and physical examinations
- Ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests
- Performing procedures and treatments
- Managing patients in clinics, hospitals and rural areas.
PAs practice in all specialties, write more than 330 million prescriptions and see more than 257 million patients each year.