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Johanna Rooijakkers, PA-C, MSPAS

Board Certified Physician Assistant

Johanna Rooijakkers, PA-C, MSPAS

Johanna was born in the Netherlands where she spent the first 16 years of her life before moving to the United States in 2000. She graduated High School in Poneto, IN in 2002 after which she attended college at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2007 and an Associate’s degree in Radiologic Technology in 2010.

She then worked for 2 years as a radiologic technologist at Parkview Hospital before continuing her education and obtaining her Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies at Pacific University in Hillsboro, OR. During her didactic year she was able to spend time in Nicaragua as part of a multidisciplinary team providing care to a group of elders. Her last year at Pacific University was spent in multiple states, including Washington, Oregon, Montana, Colorado and Arizona, where she gained valuable clinical experience.

She joined The Spine & Orthopedic Center in 2014 as a new grad and is excited to provide excellent care to her patients. In her spare time Johanna enjoys ballroom dancing, reading, cooking, baking, weight lifting, painting and horse riding.

EDUCATION

  • 2012-2014
    Pacific University
    Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
    Hillsboro, OR
  • 2008-2010
    Indiana University Purdue University
    Associates of Science in Radiology
    Fort Wayne, IN
  • 2002-2007
    Indiana University Purdue University
    Bachelors of Science in Fine Arts
    Fort Wayne, IN

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURE

  • Physician Assistant Certification #52142
  • The American Registry of Radiologic Technologist
  • ACLS
  • CPR/AED, American Heart Associates ACLS

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Clinical Rotation Experience

  • Peace Health Family Medicine

    Longview, WA

  • Silverton Community Hospital General Surgery

    Silverton, OR

  • Barrett Hospital Emergency Medicine

    Dillon, MT

  • Spine West Primary Care

    Boulder, CO

  • Sophie Trettevick Indian Health Center Community Medicine

    Neah Bay, WA

  • Tacoma General Hospital Inpatient Medicine

    Tacoma, WA

  • Shea Pediatrics and Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

    Scottsdale, AZ

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2014-Present - The Spine and Orthopedic Center Physician Assistant

    Santa Barbara,CA

  • 2010-2012 - Parkview Hospital Radiologic Technologist

    Fort Wayne, IN

  • 2010 - Parkview Hospital Reading Room Assistant

    Fort Wayne, IN

PUBLICATIONS

  • Rooijakkers, J. Intramuscular Vitamin B12 Injections for Treating Chronic Low Back Pain. Pacific University. 2014. Hillsboro, OR.