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Meredith Grunden, PA-C

Meredith is an experienced physician assistant specializing in orthopedics/sports medicine. She graduated from Baylor University followed by PA school at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Her experience in orthopedics spans the globe including positions at the Orthopedic Surgery department at the U.S. Navy Hospital and the Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic for the U.S. Marine Corps, Okinawa, Japan. Meredith also has served as a volunteer with medical missions organizations in Zambia and Cambodia.

She has finished first in multiple triathlons, and enjoys hiking, travel, and outdoor adventures with her husband and two young daughters.

Education

  • Masters of Physician Assistant Studies [May 2010]
    Child Health Associate Physician Assistant Program
    University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine
    Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Bachelor of Science [Dec 2002]
    Health and Human Performance Education
    Baylor University

EXPERIENCE

Telemedicine Physician Assistant [May 2019 – PRESENT]
Advanced Joint Replacement Center of Southern Oregon, Medford, Oregon

Sports Medicine Physician Assistant [Mar 2018 – May 2018]
Marine Corps Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic, Camp Hansen Branch Clinic, Okinawa, Japan

Orthopedic Clinical Physician Assistant [Sep 2015 – Oct 2017]
US Naval Hospital, Okinawa, Japan

Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant [Oct 2014- Feb 2015]
US Naval Hospital, Okinawa, Japan

Family Medicine Physician Assistant [Apr 2013- Apr 2014]
US Naval Hospital, Okinawa, Japan

Orthopedic Clinical Physician Assistant [Sept 2011- Sept 2012]
Department of Orthopedics, US Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan

Orthopedic Physician Assistant [Nov 2010- June 2011]
Southern Oregon Orthopedics Medford, Oregon

Pediatric Physician Assistant [Nov 2010- June 2011]
Children’s Clinic of Klamath, Klamath Falls, Oregon

LICENSURE/ CERTIFICATION

  • PA National Re - certification Exam - Passed June 2016
  • Oregon License - Obtained November 2010
  • Virginia License - Obtained November 2015