Robert S. Valdez, PA-C
Physician Assistant to Brad D. Dresher, MD
Bob has 27 years of experience as a physician assistant, the last 20 of which have been in orthopedics. He has also worked in family practice and emergency room settings. He received all of his medical training in the military and retired from the Air Force after 20 years of service. His clinical skills include, among other things, evaluating and treating patients in a clinical setting, accomplishing admission history and physicals, dictating discharge summaries, first-assistant responsibilities in a wide variety of orthopedic procedures, casting and direct participation in pre and post-operative care.
Associate of Science, Community College of the Air Force
B.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Physician Assistant Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB, CA
Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (1984-present)
More about Bob
His work in medical missions has taken him to West Africa, Vietnam and Guatemala. Bob and his wife, Karen, have raised five daughters and are enjoying watching their four grandchildren grow up.
Philosophy of Care
“I like to treat my patients how I would want another physician to treat my family, with the utmost care, and concern.”