Thursday, September 27, 2012

Elk Regional Welcomes New Physician Assistant

Matthew D. Stoltz, PA-C
Elk Regional Health Center officials have announced that Matthew D. Stoltz, PA-C, has joined the staff at the Health Center, where he has begun seeing patients in the Emergency Department.

“It is my pleasure to welcome Matt to Elk Regional,” said George Castellano, M.D., the Emergency Department Medical Director. “Matt is a very driven individual, and I think he will be a strong addition to the Emergency Department team.”

“I am very excited about the opportunity to work in the Elk Regional Emergency Department,” Mr. Stoltz said. “The experienced physicians and staff have been exceptional in welcoming me to the team. I look forward to my future at Elk Regional.”

Mr. Stoltz has been a member of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard since 2006. He now serves as a Second Lieutenant in the Medical Squadron and has previously served as a Staff Sergeant in the Logistics Readiness Squadron.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, Pa. He also earned an Associate degree in Applied Science from the Community College of the Air Force in Montgomery, Ala.

Mr. Stoltz has performed clinical rotations in family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, internal medicine, psychiatry, emergency medicine, and general surgery at several different hospitals in Pennsylvania.

Prior to coming to Elk Regional, Mr. Stoltz worked as a care companion at DuBois Village in DuBois, Pa. He has also worked as a Physician Assistant at Laurel Eye Clinic in Brookville, Pa.

Mr. Stoltz is certified in advanced cardiovascular life support, pediatric advanced life support, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

He resides in the DuBois area and is the son of Mark and Sharon Stoltz.