About Me

As a physician assistant in sports medicine, I facilitate the treatment and management of patients with injuries caused by exercise or sports-related activities. I specialize in non-surgical treatment of acute and chronic knee conditions, and provide patients with physical therapy prescriptions, bracing options, injection therapy and medication management. I also assist the primary care sports medicine physicians with the management of treatment and follow-up care for commonly experienced conditions of the shoulder, elbow, hip and ankle. I spend time carefully educating patients on the nature of their diagnosis and reviewing available care options. I think it’s important to give patients realistic expectations for results and recovery. I believe a patient must be invested in improving his or her own health, so I like to work together as a team to develop the best treatment plan to get a patient back to a healthy, active lifestyle.

I chose to work at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center as I have always felt that in order to better oneself, one must surround oneself with the best. I enjoy collaborating with a group of some of the most talented physicians and advanced practice providers in the country, and working as part of a team to provide our patients with the highest quality care.

In my free time, I enjoy being active, traveling and spending time with my husband and our two young sons.
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2018, 2019
  • Assist annually with Columbus City Schools’ Special Olympics physicals as well as other junior high and high school sport physical days in the community

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Sports Medicine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis, Knee
  • Menisci, Tibial
  • Viscosupplements
  • Knee Injuries
  • Orthopedics
  • Arthritis

Education and Training

Education History

Saint Francis University

Red Rocks Community College

Academic Information

Board Certification

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

My Department

Family Medicine


The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

249 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.9 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Dec 14, 2019

    She is very intelligent, asks questions, listens and explains everything.

  • Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

    Very pleased. Worth the 2 hour trip.

  • Reviewed on Dec 09, 2019

    Super. Emily is the best.

  • Reviewed on Nov 06, 2019

    Emily is extremely caring and has excellent technical knowledge.

  • Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

    Emily is phenomenal. She was able to talk through some symptoms I was having and provide guidance on the next steps.

  • Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

    Emily is top-notch - Best provider I've ever had. She explains things thoroughly, takes the time needed w/me and always goes thru all the options available. She goes above & beyond my expectations! Emily is quite the asset to OSU.

  • Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

    I felt very comfortable w/Emily. She explained in detail about the injection I was receiving I told friends & family that she took a lot of time explaining and answering questions. I never felt like it was being rushed.

  • Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

    Very good.

  • Reviewed on Oct 07, 2019

    Emily explained how she prefers to use a smaller needle for my procedure than what was previously used by another provider in the same sports medicine. Her preference was much more comfortable and I appreciated her giving me the option, and explanation of why the difference.

  • Reviewed on Oct 04, 2019

    Emily is a fabulous PA. She responds very quickly to my My Chart emails. She understands my history and always acknowledges my concerns. She always asks for my input on the plan of care.

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