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2017-01-27 / Business Briefs

Physician Assistant joins Geisinger Gray’s Woods


Markel Markel STATE COLLEGE, PA – Jessica Markel, MHS, certified physician assistant, recently joined the general surgery department at Geisinger Gray’s Woods.

Board-certified, Markel received her master of health sciences degree from Lock Haven University, in 2014. Prior to joining Geisinger, Markel provided care in the surgical services department at Warren General Hospital in Warren.

Markel is a member of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Physician Assistants practice under the supervision of licensed physicians and can perform examinations, compile patient medical history and document information in the medical record, order and interpret diagnostic tests and prescribe medications and other treatments.

Markel will join Mark Armstrong, M.D., Mona Duncan, M.D. and Michael Hegstrom, M.D., in the general surgery department at Geisinger Gray’s Woods.

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