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Megan Staudle PA-C

Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certified: Physician Assistant

Languages: English

General Info

Hospital Affiliations: Garnet Health Medical Center (ORMC), St. Anthony Community Hospital, Montefiore Nyack Hospital

Undergraduate: BS Health Science - Stonehill College, North Easton, MA

Graduate: Master of Physician Assistant Studies - Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science, Worcester, MA

Clinical Interests:

Sports Medicine

Year Joined: 2019

About Me

What made you want to become a health care provider or what is your earliest memory of wanting to be one?

I have always loved school-especially math and science. Figuring out how things worked and how to fix things that were broken was always an interest of mine. I started in biomedical engineering to satisfy this curiosity but realized it was missing the interpersonal aspect that came with the healthcare field. Suffering a sports injury in college was my first interaction with a Physician Assistant and ultimately helped shape my desire to become one.

What do you love most about your specialty? / Why did you choose your specialty?

Orthopedics is special for many reasons. I love the range of patients we see from pediatrics to geriatrics and everyone in between. Most important is that in orthopedics we are able to address concerns and resolve problems with pretty immediate, tangible results which is satisfying as a provider because our patients are able to resume their normal activities.

How do you connect with your patients?

Being friendly and genuinely listening to a patient's concerns goes a long way in trying to connect with them. By being involved in their care and honest; it is easy to find common ground, and establish that we are working together as a team to form an appropriate treatment plan.

What are your interests outside of the office (hobbies, activities)?

I enjoy reading, hiking, yoga, cycling, traveling, and spending time with my family, friends, and my dog.

What is your advice for your patients?

I always advise my patients to be an advocate for themselves, to ask questions, and to be active every day.