+What is a Physician Assistant (PA-C)?
- A Physician Assistant, or PA for short, is a medical professional that can treat, diagnost, and prescribe under the supervision of a supervising MD.
+What do the PAs at Specialty Clinic of Austin do?
- The PAs at Specialty Clinic of Austin can diagnose, treat, and prescribe medications for various mental disorders under the supervision of a supervising MD. They are highly trained by our supervising doctors.
+Am I receiving the same quality of care if I’m treated by a PA instead of a doctor?
- Yes, PAs are constantly under the supervision of a supervising doctor, so the quality of care should not be any different. If your PA comes across a complicated situation, they discuss that further with their supervising doctor to provide the best quality of care.