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Dave Colliflower, PA-C

  • Primary Specialty:
    Physician Assistant
  • PA for Dr. Alan H. Beyer

Biography

Dave is primarily a Physician Assistant for Dr. Alan H. Beyer, but also assists Dr. Dunphy with outpatient surgical cases. Dave assists Dr. Beyer in surgery and conducts physical exams, diagnoses medical conditions, orders and interprets diagnostic tests, writes prescriptions, develops operative and non-operative treatment plans and performs image-guided injections.

Dave graduated from UCI with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He later graduated from Western University of Health Sciences Physician Assistant program in 2001. Dave continued on to earn his Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2003 from University of Nebraska Medical Center, School of Allied Health Professions. Dave received his National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and has been working in Orthopedics as a Physician Assistant since 2002; most of that time spent with total joint replacement.

Dave's Healthcare Philosophy

Listen well and do the best that I can with each and every patient, surgically and clinically.

Dave's Areas of Expertise

Dave is currently very involved in the clinical setting of evaluation, care and treatment of patient with various types of knee conditions ranging from meniscal to degenerative issues such as osteoarthritis.

Dave is also involved in performing injections to help treat various knee conditions, either cortisone injections or Viscosupplementation. ¹

¹ Check with your insurance provider prior to treatment as some insurance companies have deemed Viscosupplementation as not being a "medically necessary" procedure.

Dave's Hobbies & Activities

  • Cyclist
  • Hiking
  • Music
  • Travel
  • Winter Sports
Education
  • College
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology University of California, Irvine
  • Medical School
  • 2001 - Physician Assistant Program Western University of Health Sciences
  • 2003 - Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies University of Nebraska Medical Center, School of Allied Health Professions
Board Certification
  • NCCPA - Physician Assistant
  • CPAB - California Physician Assistant License
Affiliated Locations
  • Hoag Orthopedic Institute
  • Hoag Hospital - Irvine
  • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian - Newport Beach
  • Hoag Orthopedic Institute Surgery Center - Newport Beach
  • Newport Orthopedic Institute - Huntington Beach Orthopedics
  • Newport Orthopedic Institute - Newport Beach Orthopedics
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