Physician Assistants

Our physician assistants provide excellent patient care. They offer individualized services to our patients and make everyone feel welcome and confident.

Jennifer Khonsari, PA-C, MS

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Jennifer has nearly 2 decades of orthopedic experience and a master’s degree in orthopedic surgery. She has been with our practice since its inception in 2002. With expertise focused in total joint replacement, sports medicine, and trauma, she provides exceptional care, from the diagnosis through the treatment plan, with every patient she sees. Jennifer is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Florida Academy of Physician Assistants, and Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery. Jennifer also has certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS).

Janelle Dudley, PA-C, MS

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Janelle has worked with our team for ten years and has an extensive background in physical medicine and rehabilitation. She holds a master’s degree in physician assistant sciences and has certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS). Janelle enjoys seeing a patient’s quality of life improve after successful treatment and rehabilitation.

Lindsay Duquette, PA-C, MS

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Lindsay joined our practice in 2010 with a master’s degree in clinical medical science, and a passion for exceptional patient care. She is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and has certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS). Lindsay provides comfort to all of our patients throughout their experience.

Lindsey Rice, PA-C, MS

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Lindsey has an extensive background in general, vascular and orthopedic surgery, including a master’s degree in medical science. She is also certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS). A St. Petersburg native, Lindsey finds her passion in helping patients get back to doing the things they love the most.

Meredith Mitchell, NP-C, MSN

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Meredith joined our practice with 10 years of nursing experience heavily concentrated in orthopedic, trauma, general med-surgical, and emergency services, including a Master's degree in nursing, with the last few years serving in an advanced practice role treating spine care and surgery patients. She is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS), and is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Meredith finds joy in bringing patients comfort and helping them get their life back.

Erin Wildt PA-C, MS

Erin joined our practice in 2022 and brings over ten years of orthopedic experience. She holds a master's degree in medical science and is board certified by the American Academy of Physician Assistants. With a background concentrated in sports medicine and total joint replacement, she brings a comprehensive knowledge base to care for our patients. She is a native of the Tampa Bay area and enjoys seeing her patients recovered and back to living their active lives.

Blakeley Burelson PA-C, MS

Blakeley has worked in orthopedic surgery since obtaining her master’s degree in medical science in 2017. She joined our practice in 2021. She is also certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS). Blakeley finds joy and fulfillment in being a part of a team and encouraging patients through their rehabilitation process.

Kiarra Corless PA-C, MMS

Kiarra attended Florida State University for her bachelor’s in Exercise Science and earned her Master of Medical Sciences degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine. Prior to completing her Physician Assistant degree she was employed as a certified nursing assistant in inpatient surgical orthopedics. She holds her certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support. Kiarra is a Florida native and is fluent in English and Spanish.