Elite Orthopedics and Sports Medicine recently welcomed three new physician assistants and one orthopaedic surgeon to its staff. Brian Dierckman, MD (arthroscopic surgery of the knee, hip and shoulder), attended the University of Notre Dame, where he played collegiate football. He received his doctorate from Indiana University School of Medicine and spent four years at Southern California Orthopaedic Institute in Los Angeles before joining Elite.
Amy Jean, PA-C, attended the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, graduating with a bachelor's degree in athletic training. She graduated from Trevecca Nazarene University's Physician Assistant Program with a Master of Science in Medicine. She has nine years of experience as a PA and now works with Amanda Martin, DO, and Sam Crosby, MD. Corban Cressley, PA-C, earned his bachelor's in athletic training from Liberty University. He also went on to obtain his Master of Science in Medicine from Trevecca Nazarene University and now works with Chad Price, MD, specializing in surgery of the shoulder, hip and knee. Alex Logan, FNP-BC, received his Master of Science in Nursing from Belmont University. Previously, he spent five years as an RN in the operating room alongside Burton Elrod, MD, and other Elite physicians. Logan works primarily with Elrod, specializing in surgery of the knee, shoulder and elbow.