Mandy Hoke, MS, PA-C, has been welcomed to the staff of Southern Ohio Surgical Associates and the practice of Thomas L. Khoury, MD, a physician on staff at Southern Ohio Medical Center.
A certified physician’s assistant, Hoke graduated from Alderson-Broaddus College, Philippi, W.Va. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and grew up in California. She resides in the Portsmouth area.
Physician assistants are health care professionals licensed to practice medicine with physician supervision. As part of their comprehensive responsibilities, PAs conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret tests, counsel on preventive health care, assist in surgery, and write prescriptions. A certified PA has met the defined course of study and has undergone testing by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Hoke can be reached at Southern Ohio Surgical Associates, 353-8661.