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Michelle L. Post, PA-C

Michelle L. Post, PA-C

Orthopedics

On staff since November 2009

""I love working with kids and teenagers who are passionate about playing sports and eager to get better from injuries. As a former competitive athlete, I understand that kids want to return to play as soon as possible and strive to get them there as quickly and safely as possible. I enjoy partnering with the athletic trainers, surgeons, and physical therapists here at Seattle Childrens to help give kids the best care.""

Shelly Post, PA-C is a Certified Physician Assistant in the department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Seattle Childrens Hospital. She earned a BS in Sports Medicine and Biology from the University of Virginia and has worked with the University of Virginia Volleyball team as a student athletic trainer. Shelly graduated from George Washington University Physician Assistant Program in 2007 with a Masters degree. Following graduation, she completed a surgical residency for Physician Assistants at Yale University/Norwalk Hospital, during which she developed skills as a surgical assist and gained experience with pediatric surgery, orthopedics, and trauma. Shelly has a particular interest in sports injuries, trauma, and fracture care. She also assists some of the orthopedic surgeons in surgery. In her leisure time, Shelly enjoys outdoor sports, including rock climbing, mountain biking, and white water kayaking.

Shelly Post, PA-C is a Certified Physician Assistant in the department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at Seattle Childrens Hospital. She earned a BS in Sports Medicine and Biology from the University of Virginia and has worked with the University of Virginia Volleyball team as a student athletic trainer. Shelly graduated from George Washington University Physician Assistant Program in 2007 with a Masters degree. Following graduation, she completed a surgical residency for Physician Assistants at Yale University/Norwalk Hospital, during which she developed skills as a surgical assist and gained experience with pediatric surgery, orthopedics, and trauma. Shelly has a particular interest in sports injuries, trauma, and fracture care. She also assists some of the orthopedic surgeons in surgery. In her leisure time, Shelly enjoys outdoor sports, including rock climbing, mountain biking, and white water kayaking.

Overview

Board Certification(s)

PA-C Physician Assistant

Medical/Professional School

University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville
George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, PA-C Physician Assistant
Norwalk Hospital - Physician Assistant Residency Program, Norwalk, PA-C Physician Assistant

Clinical Interests

Sports Medicine, Trauma

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
Yoichi Katsube Award for diligence, integrity, and surgical ability Sept. 2008
Resident of the Month Norwalk Hospital Dec. 2007

Publications

  • Michelle L. Post, PA-C
    Case of the Month: ACL Injuries in Children
    Seattle Childrens website , 2012 Apr,

Presentations

Presentations Title Event Location Date
Pediatric Knee Injuries Staheli Annual Pediatric Orthopedic Conference Jan. 2011
Role of Physician Assistant in Emergency Medicine and the function of the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants AAPA Annual Conference Philadelphia, PA May 2007
Role of the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants SEMPA Annual Conference Naples, FL March 2007