Cara is a Physician Assistant for
Dr. James Caillouette. She assists Dr. Caillouette in surgery and conducts physical exams, diagnoses
conditions, orders and interprets diagnostic tests, and writes prescriptions.
She received her Master’s of Physician Assistant Practice from the
Keck School of Medicine of USC. Prior to completing the PA program, she
worked as a medical assistant at Newport Orthopedic Institute. She obtained
her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology at Arizona State University
with Magna Cum Laude honors. Cara was a pole vaulter on the Track and
Field team at ASU where she was named an Academic All-American, and the
women’s team won two PAC-10 championships and two NCAA Championships.
She has always had a passion for sports and medicine, and feels being an
orthopedic PA is her true calling in life. “I have personally been
an orthopedic patient many times over, and this gives me a deeper appreciation
of what our patients are going through. It is a joy to be part of the
team that gets our patients back to the activities they love to do.”
In her spare time, Cara enjoys staying active with surfing, sailing, hiking,