Amanda comes to Rio Grande Hospital with broad experience as a Physician Assistant having worked in several subspecialties, as well as, general practice. Over the years she has worked in Rheumatology, Interventional pain management, in addition to Hematology (Lymphoma) and Hospice and Palliative care. She studied at the University of Arizona graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology, then completed her Physician Assistant studies in 1988 at Midwestern University. She practiced in Phoenix Arizona for 16 years before moving to the valley; she enjoyed working for large companies like the Mayo Clinic and Cancer Treatment Centers of America, as well as smaller community practices.
She has been visiting the valley since she was 7 years old to fish and enjoy the outdoors. Amanda relocated here permanently in 2014.
She and her husband love to get outside to fish and hunt, they have been known to enjoy the sunsets from their porch in the summer. She has multiple dogs and enjoys yoga, swimming, and skiing.