Michelle Hitchcock, PA-C is a certified Physician Assistant working alongside Dr. Ali Araghi.
Michelle has over 17 years of experience in orthopedic spine surgery. Michelle obtained her graduate degree from Western University of Health Sciences and her undergraduate degree from California State University, Long Beach. During her time at California State University, she traveled as head trainer for the softball and Waterpolo teams and performed rehabilitation on all Division I athletes of Long Beach State University. Certified as an Athletic Trainer, Michelle provided orthopedic and physical therapy treatment for the U.S. National Men’s and Women’s Waterpolo team, U. S. Track and Field, U.S. Badminton and athletes of various backgrounds including professional surfing, professional beach volleyball, and professional football.
Michelle has extensive experience serving as first assist with various cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgeries, total hip and knee arthroplasty, total hip and knee revisions and carpal tunnel. She has significant experience in managing both surgical and non-surgical spinal conditions. She has also been a study coordinator for CD Horizon/BMP Medtronic research study.
GraduateWestern University of Health Sciences
UndergraduateCalifornia State University, Long Beach
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