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Hello! I'm Kevin

 

I'm a physician assistant at Fast Pace Health in Shelbyville and Lebanon, TN. I currently specialize in general orthopedics. I have sub-specialized in orthopedic spine surgery and pain management and worked at fast-paced clinics seeing up to 55 patients per day with attention to detail and quality medical care. Extensive experience with first assist in spine surgery and spinal cord stimulator implantation. Extremely proficient in med-legal cases including workers compensation and personal injury. I have provided high-quality care to surgical inpatients and post-operative outpatients. I have an extensive history of spine trauma cases at Cottage Hospital. I have trained over 15 new physician assistants. 

In my free time, I run, do Crossfit, lift, travel cook, read, backpack, rock climb, and mountaineer. 

Currently Reading: Toward Rational Exuberance: The Evolution of the Modern Stock Market by B. Mark Smith

Future Goals: Climb Mountaineer's Route on Mount Whitney (this year), Climb Mount Rainier (2 years), Complete John Muir Trail (3 years)

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Kevin E Groh

PA-C, MSPAS, General Orthopedics

 

Email:

kevin.groh@kevineugenegroh.com 

 

Address:

Shelbyville/Lebanon, TN

Date of Birth:

July 3

EXPERIENCE
 

FAST PACE URGENT CARE/ORTHOPEDICS

SHELBYVILLE/LEBANON, TN 

  • Established three new orthopedic line-of-care for the Fast Pace Health system 

  • Administered 1000+ ultrasound-guided corticosteroid injections to various joints, nerves, tendons, etc

  • Led provider education competency skills sessions

  • Train new 4+ new physician assistants in the specialty of general orthopedics

  • Facilitate new marketing strategies to expand visibility to patients

  • Excellent NPS score averaging 91

2021-Present

PA-C, MSPAS, General Orthopedics

2018-2021

PA-C, MSPAS, General Orthopedics

7 SPRINGS ORTHOPEDICS

ANTIOCH/BRENTWOOD, TN 

  • Administered 1000+ corticosteroid injections to various joints

  • Integrated a new intra-clinic physical therapy program (highest percentage rate of patients referred across all clinics)

  • Manage monthly clinic budget including revenue in and out for Antioch clinic

  • Train new 10+ physician assistants students in the specialty general orthopedics

  • Facilitate new marketing strategies to expand visibility to patients

  • Write effective website copy to increase SEO visibility for the clinic on Google

2013-2018

PA-C, MSPAS, Spine Surgery

THE SPINE AND ORTHOPEDIC CENTER

SANTA BARBARA, CA

  • 500+ surgical first assist in spine surgery/spinal cord stimulation procedures.

  • Provide high-quality care to 55 patients per day in clinic. 

  • Administered 600+ joint injections to patients. 

  • Generated $1.4 million in payment collections for the year (2017)

  • Manage spinal cord stimulator post-op care. 

  • Educate patients on condition/optimal treatment techniques.

  • Managed high acuity spinal hospital/trauma patients.

  • Round on spine hospital inpatients.

  • Orthopedic spine trauma management

  • Train 15+ new physician assistants in the specialty of spine treatment.

  • Experience with Worker's Compensation and Personal Injury patients.

 
EDUCATION
2010-2013

Master's Degree

AUGSBURG COLLEGE

Physician Assistant Studies

Anatomy Lab Graduate Teaching Assistant

2005-2009

Bachelor's Degree

HAMLINE UNIVERSITY

Major: Biology

Minor: Psychology

Student Research Project: "Characterization of Microbial Pathogens and Communities in Sandboxes"

Cross Country/Track & Field Athlete - 2007 Most Improved Runner

Student Athletic Advisory Committee

Beta Beta Beta

Fellowship of Christian Athletes 

2001-2005

High School Diploma

AUSTIN SR. HIGH SCHOOL

Honorable Distinction Graduation Speaker

Cross Country/Track & Field Athlete - 2003/04 Most Valuable Runner

Swim Team Athlete

AFFILIATED WITH
 
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SKILLS
 

Spine Surgery First Assist

Worker's Compensation

Personal Injury

Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injections

Spine Trauma

Attention to Detail

EXPERTISE
 
Cervical Spine Surgery

Assist with Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion; Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy

Thoracic Spine Surgery

Assist with Thoracic Thoracotomy and Anterior Fusion

Lumbar Spine Surgery

Assist with Lumbar Microlumbar Decompression; Posterior Lumbar Decompression and Fusion; Spinal Cord Stimulator Device