Jessica Nguyen, PA-C

  • Physician Assistant

Jessica joined the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery in January of 2019. She received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington in 2014 and moved to Pittsburgh to obtain her masters of science in physician assistant studies at the University of Pittsburgh in 2018.

Having previously worked in spine surgery, Jessica holds a special interest in helping patients overcome their symptoms with individualized approaches for each patient in conjunction with other specialists such as neurologists, pain management, and physical medicine and rehab physicians.  

Specialized Areas of Interest

Minimally invasive spine surgery, complex spine disorders, spinal stabilization.

Board Certifications

National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants, 2019

Hospital Privileges

UPMC Mercy
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Shadyside

Professional Organization Membership

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Education & Training

  • BS, Biochemistry, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2014
  • MS, Physician Assistant Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 2018