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PA Spotlight: James Marchetti

PA Spotlight: James Marchetti

James Marchetti is a Physician Assistant for Dr. Michael Gordon and specializes in caring for patients suffering from acute and chronic low back pain and cervical pain, as well as patients with degenerative disc disease. Prior to joining NOI, James worked as an orthopedic Physician Assistant focused primarily on hip and knee replacements as well as foot and ankle injuries and conditions.

James enjoys playing tennis, training for marathons and spending time with is two Jack Russell Terriers. Given his passion for the sports he loves, he knows how important it is to help patients safely return to their favorite activities. Seeing his patients achieve their goals of living pain-free reinforces his love of orthopedic medicine.

James is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and California Academy of Physician Assistants and has received his National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

James' Healthcare Philosophy

I aim to evaluate patients in their entirety, taking a holistic approach to assess, diagnose and treat them as individuals. I find goal setting and having patients work towards returning to the things they enjoy creates an effective management strategy. I like to involve my patients in the decision-making process to ensure my customized treatment plans manages their chief complaint(s).