Raquel Loustau, PA-C, MSPA

Board Certified Physician Assistant

Raquel Loustau, PA-C, MSPA

Raquel Loustau is a Los Angeles native, born and raised in Lancaster California. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Notre Dame College with minors in Chemistry and Art History. While an undergraduate student, Raquel was a NCAA athlete for her college swimming and diving team as well as water polo team. She also spent her time volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House.

Prior to attending graduate school, Raquel worked as a pediatric ophthalmology technician at Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA and as an EMT for Universal Studios Hollywood. During her didactic year, she would spend the first Saturday of every month volunteering with the Trinitarians of Mary as part of a multidisciplinary team providing care to the underserved community of Tecate, Mexico. Raquel completed 9 clinical rotations throughout California and graduated from Western University of Health Sciences with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant studies.

In her spare time Raquel likes participating in competitive open water swimming, attending music concerts, adventuring on hikes with her two dogs, and spending time at local museums.

EDUCATION

  • 2017-2019
    Western University of Health Sciences
    MS in Physician Assistant Studies
    Pomona, CA
  • 2012-2016
    Notre Dame College
    BS in Biology, Minor in Chemistry
    Cleveland, OH

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURE

  • Physician Assistant Certification
  • ACLS / BLS

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Clinical Rotation Experience

  • Emanate Health
    General Surgery

    West Covina, CA

  • Sunshine Pediatrics
    Pediatrics

    Upland, CA

  • Magnolia Women’s Health Center
    Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Riverside, CA

  • Joshua Medical Group
    Family Practice

    Palmdale, CA

  • Kids 1st Pediatrics
    Pediatrics

    Apple Valley, CA

  • Central Urgent Medical Care
    Urgent Care

    Rancho Cucamonga, CA

  • Preferred Dermatology
    Dermatology

    Whittier, CA

  • Joshua Medical Center
    Internal Medicine

    La Palma, CA

  • St. Mary Medical Center
    Emergency Medicine

    Apple Valley, CA

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2020-Present - The Spine and Orthopedic Center Physician Assistant

    Santa Barbara,CA

  • 2019 - Trinitarians of Mary Medical Mission
    Physician Assistant Student Provider

    Tecate, MX

  • 2017-2018 - Universal Studios Hollywood
    Emergency Medical Technician

    Studio City, CA

  • 2016-2018 - UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute
    Pediatric Ophthalmology Technician

    Tucson, AZ

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • California Academy of Physician Assistants

FACILITY PRIVILEGES

  • Carrillo Surgery Center