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Elaine Accomando, PA-C

Family Medicine

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Elaine Accomando, PA-C

Biography: Elaine Accomando, PA-C, is a certified Family Practice Physician Assistant, with more than 30 years of experience. As a Physician Assistant, she works in collaboration with and under the direction of a physician. Accomando’s scope of practice includes obtaining medical histories, conducing physical examinations, diagnosing and treating illness and disease, and prescribing medication for patients.

Her specialties and interests include adult medicine, pediatric and adolescent health, and the treatment and management of Hepatitis C. She also maintains ongoing education regarding new therapies, treatment options and care processes.

Accomando joined North Country HealthCare in 2003. As a member of the North Country HealthCare team of expert medical professionals, she is committed to providing the best-possible medical care to the residents and medically underserved residents of northern Arizona. Accomando provides care at three North Country locations – Ash Fork, Seligman and Flagstaff.

Prior to joining North Country HealthCare, Accomando worked at as a Physician Assistant at Allina Family Practice Clinic in Eagan, Minnesota.

Medical Specialties & Interests: Family medicine, pediatric and adolescent health and wellness, and treatment and management of Hepatitis C.

Board Certifications: Physician Assistant

Work History & Leadership:

  • North Country HealthCare; Flagstaff, Ariz.; Physician Assistant; 2003 to present
  • Allina Family Practice Clinic; Eagan, Minn.; Physician Assistant; 1996-2003,
  • Ready Care & Family Practice Clinics, Ramsey Hospital; St. Paul, Minn.; Physician Assistant; 1992–1996
  • Navcare Primary & Urgent Care; Oakland, Calif.; Physician Assistant; 1988–1992
  • Planned Parenthood; San Francisco, Calif.; Physician Assistant; 1989–1992
  • Community Health Projects; Oxnard, Calif.; Physician Assistant; 1986–1988

Professional Associations:

  • Arizona State Association of Physician Assistants
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants

Languages: English and some Spanish

Fun fact: I was born in New York and have lived in Minnesota, San Francisco and southern California. I’m always available at the drop of a hat to travel for North Country HealthCare. My outside interests include cooking, going to art shows and playing with my grandchildren.


Education

Education:

  • Graduate: Physician Assistant; University of Nebraska Medical School, Omaha; 1985
  • Undergraduate: California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks; 1983

Awards

Publications

Patient Satisfaction

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