Erin Thomson, PA-C

  • Physician Assistant

Erin E. Thomson, PA-C, joined the Department of Neurological Surgery as a surgical physician assistant for the Spine Services Division in 2009. She currently serves as a clinical instructor in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and she is a member of the Preceptor Academy for Advanced Practice Providers. She also is a clinical assistant professor at Chatham University where she earned her masters of physician assistant studies degree.

Board Certifications

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Hospital Privileges

UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Passavant

Professional Organization Membership

American Academy of Physician Assistants
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants

Education & Training

  • BSc, Biology, Allegheny College, 2003
  • Pre-Medical Program, Duquesne University, 2004
  • MSc, Physician Assistant Studies, Chatham University, 2009

Selected Publications

Mashaly, H, Paschel EE, Khattar NK, Goldschmidt E, Gerszten PC. Posterior lumbar dynamic stabilization instead of arthrodesis for symptomatic adjacent-segment degenerative stenosis: description of a novel technique. Neurosurg Focus 40(1), 2016.