David Pendleton, PA-C, has a master’s degree in health sciences from Quinnipiac University. He has been a board certified physician assistant since 1999 and former respiratory therapist with five years of hospital experience. As a physician assistant, David is a licensed health professional educated to use the same medical procedures as his physician counterparts. He takes medical histories, performs physical examinations, diagnoses and treats illnesses, orders and interprets laboratory tests, performs minor surgery and prescribes medication. David practices as part of the Queen City medical team, where he works closely with patients’ primary physicians or specialists.