Are Physician Assistants replacing any other providers?

No. PAs work to enhance the practice and the lifestyle of the entire medical team. They are integral to the team, and supplement, not supplant the work of physicians. PAs work within inter-professional teams that might include nurses, nurse practitioners, physiotherapists, physicians, and other providers. Every health professional serving patients brings unique qualities and experiences to the work they do, and does so in collaboration with the rest of the care team.

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