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Deborah Browne is a surgical physician assistant specializing in spine and minimally invasive surgery. She earned her bachelor’s degree in environmental biology from the University of Colorado Boulder in Boulder, Colorado, and later graduated from the surgeon assistant program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Deborah has participated in multiple motion preservation FDA studies and clinical research projects, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic spinal pain, including sacroiliac joint dysfunction. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Deborah has volunteered as a physician assistant in Nepal through Johns Hopkins University and has also worked as a physician assistant practicing primary care with the Hopi and Navajo Indian populations on their reservations. Most recently she volunteered in Africa working with Village Hopecore International on education and the prevention of Malaria. When she is not seeing patients or volunteering, she enjoys biking, hiking, fishing, gardening, working in her fiber art studio, and playing bass guitar.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts: University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
  • Surgeon Assistant Program: The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Certifications

  • Certified Physician Assistant: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Physicians Assistants
  • National Association of Spinal Surgeons