Elizabeth McAvoy, PA-C

Education
University of Delaware
Medical School
Mercy College
Board Certifications
National Certifying Commission of Physician Assistants

Elizabeth attended the University of Delaware and graduated cum laude with a degree in neuroscience. While at Delaware, Elizabeth was a member of the Division 1 Womens Soccer team.  She then attended Mercy College in Bronx, NY where she earned an additional BA and her Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies. At Mercy College Elizabeth developed an interest in orthopedics through her experience in the Emergency Room setting and in private practice

            Originally from Connecticut, Elizabeth comes to Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina with 8 years of orthopedic experience in sports medicine and general orthopedics. She has treated patients in the clinic, operating room, and urgent care setting. While in Connecticut, she gained certification in musculoskeletal ultrasound, through the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Her orthopedic interests include sports medicine and trauma.

            Elizabeth is certified by the National Certifying Commission of Physician Assistants. She holds licenses in North Carolina, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.  She is currently a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery, and the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

            Married with three children, she enjoys running, playing soccer, and spending time with her family.

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