Chrisanne Hennicke, PA-C

  • Physician Assistant

Chrisanne attended Duquesne University earning a bachelor of science degree in biology in 1993. She worked for several years in a research lab before returning to Duquesne University to complete her master's degree in physician assistant studies in 1998. She initially started her physician assistant career in Washington, Pa. where she worked within a large internal medicine practice. She then joined the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery in 2001. She first worked with both the cranial and spine teams but later branched off to the inpatient spine service. She has served as a preceptor for physician assistant students from Duquesne University and Chatham University. 

Specialized Areas of Interest

Complex spine deformity, neuromodulation.

Board Certifications

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Hospital Privileges

UPMC Presbyterian

Education & Training

  • BSc, Biology, Duquesne University, 1993
  • MS, Physician Assistant Studies, Duquesne University, 1998

Selected Publications

Harris AE, Hennicke C, Byers K, Welch WC. Postoperative discitis due to Propionibacterium acnes: a case report and review of the literatureSurg Neurol 63(6), 538-541, 2005.