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About Jonathan Sales, PA-C
Jonathan Sales, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant who provides outpatient care for adults with acute and chronic spinal conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. He treats a wide range of spinal conditions including scoliosis, kyphosis, degenerative disc disease, stenosis, radiculopathy, compression fractures and trauma.
His approach to care for all patients is to do his best to identify the source of pain and treat it in the most effective way possible. He also believes in the importance of educating patients on preventative spine care.
Jonathan has over 15 years of inpatient and outpatient care experience in spine surgery and general orthopedic surgery. He has assisted in the operating room with spine surgery and general orthopedic surgery, including total joint reconstruction, trauma and sports medicine.
He completed the physician assistant program at Cornell University Medical College and received orthopedic training at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Jonathan is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and California Academy of Physician Assistants.
Outside of work, Jonathan enjoy spending time and going on adventures with his wife and two children. He also enjoys hiking, surfing and stand-up paddle boarding.
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- UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Date Joined Staff
- National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Conditions and Treatments
- Spinal Cord Disorders
- Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Disorders
- Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
- Spinal Stenosis
- Pinched Nerve (Cervical Radiculopathy)
- Spinal Trauma