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Voted Best of Region in Orthopedics 2015, 2016, 2017

Voted Best of Region in Spine Care 2015, 2016, 2017

Voted Best of Region in Podiatry 2015, 2016, 2017

Bone and Joint Care Specialists STEVE BUNAG, PA-C

Steve Bunag, PA-C

Steve Bunag is one of our certified Physician Assistants working with BJS since May 2012. He holds a BS in Nuclear Medicine Technology from Indiana University, with an Associate Degree in Applied Science and a Physician Assistant Certificate from Cook County Hospital-Chicago. His orthopedic experience began locally over 15 years ago with his PA certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants in December 1999. Steve is certified with the State of Indiana Health Professions Bureau, and satisfied his ACLS and BLS with the American Heart Association. Prior to his joining Bone & Joint Specialists, Steve accompanied a team of physicians from the Association of Philippine Physicians in America (APPA) to a medically underserved area in the Philippines. He applied and broadened his medical knowledge by triaging patients and assisting in surgery.

Bone and Joint Specialists ELIZABETH HOWARD, PA-C

Ashley Bohling, PA-C

Ashley Bohling,-PA-C is our newest PA joining us June 2017.  She graduated with a Master of Science in PA studies from Indiana State University.  Her BS in Biology with a concentration in pre-medicine was received at Purdue University.  Ashley holds memberships with the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Academy of Physician Assistants and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Ashley continues to hold certifications in American Heart Association for her ACLS and BLS.

Bone and Joint Specialists KATHRYN KAUFMANN, PA-C

Mike Strazzante, PA-C

Michael Strazzante,-PA-C joined us June 2016.  He graduated with a Master of Science in PA studies from Rush University in 2014. Prior to joining BJS Michael practiced at an Urgent Care and was the practice manager for the clinic. Prior to his graduate education. Michael worked as a Radiologic Technologist in surgery for several years.  He completed his bachelors of science in radiologic science with a clinical concentration in cardiovascular interventional technology and computed tomography.  Michael is a member of the American Association of Physician Assistants, Indiana Association of Physician Assistants, North American Spine Society, American Society of Radiologic Technologists and Indiana Society of Radiologic Technologists. He also still maintains his Radiologic Technologist licensure.  He has also maintained his certifications with the American Heart Association with his ACLS and BLS along with carrying a unique special certification as a Certified Medical Examiner.

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