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Amanda Kurtz, PA-C

Amanda L. Kurtz, PA-CAmanda L. Kurtz, PA-C, received her certification as a Physician Assistant in 2004 from The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Amanda has worked in patient urgent care settings, as well as group clinical practice.

Amanda Kurtz became part of the clinic in 2005, remaining until 2008. She later returned and has been with Lavaca Family Health Clinic since December 2009. Amanda is one of the three physician assistants practicing in the clinic. She has 10 years of medical experience.





Certified Physician Assistant:

Certified PAs (physician assistants) are licensed and certified health professionals who practice medicine in partnership with doctors, and bring a breadth of knowledge and skill to patient care.  The doctor is able to consult with the PA when needed, and stays informed about the care that you receive.  Certified PAs obtain medical histories, examine, diagnose and treat patients, order and interpret diagnostic tests, and recommend and implement treatment plans for the wide range of human illnesses and injuries.

As of 2018, approximately 131,000 certified physician assistants practice in every medical setting and surgical specialty across the United States.