Kristen Halvorson, PA-C
Kristen Halvorson, PA-C, is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician Assistant at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute. She has been with Rothman Orthopaedic Institute since August 2022. In that role, she specializes in the evaluation and management of various acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions.
For her undergraduate education, Kristen attended Eastern University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. She then attended Temple University where she obtained a Master of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Athletic Training. Lastly, she attended Thomas Jefferson University where she obtained a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. During her time as a student, Kristen earned many academic achievements including the Natural Science Award as well as acceptance into the Iota Tau Alpha Honor Society. She is now an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and the North American Spine Society (NASS).
In her role as a board certified Physician Assistant, Kristen's responsibilities include evaluation and treatment of nonsurgical conditions including orthopaedic injuries, spine-related pain and dysfunction, overuse syndromes, and chronic pain. In addition to evaluating patients in the office, she orders and interprets appropriate laboratory and diagnostic imaging and she performs office procedures including trigger point injections. She is committed to providing comprehensive care with the goal of enhancing or restoring function and quality of life for patients who have been injured as a result of disease, disorder, or injury.
- Master of Science, Physician Assistant Studies, Thomas Jefferson University, Voorhees, NJ
- Board Certified, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
- Basic Life Support
- American Academy of Physician Assistants
- North American Spine Society