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About Heather Orosco, MMS, PA-C
Heather Orosco, MMS, is a certified physician assistant (PA-C) who helps care for neuro-oncology patients including performing lumbar puncture procedures and administering intrathecal (IT) chemotherapy.
She has been with UC San Diego Health since 2013 and prior to that practiced as a physician assistant in neurosurgery for ten years at Rhode Island Hospital.
Ms. Orosco completed a masters of medical science degree from Yale University School of Medicine and an undergraduate degree in biology from Roger Williams University.
She is a member of the American Association of Physician Assistants, the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and the California Academy of Physical Assistants.
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For more information, see Neurological Care.
- Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
- Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI
Date Joined Staff
- National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Conditions and Treatments
- Brain Tumors
- Intrathecal Therapy
- Lumbar Puncture (LP)