Physician Assistants have the ability to work in variety of practice settings. In this Neurosurgery section we meet PAs working in Neurosurgery specialty practice and learn about what thy do as a PA, why they love their job and what you could expect as a PA working in this field of medicine.

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Neurosurgery Physician Assistant Specialty

I have been working as a medically licensed Physician Assistant in Washington, DC for 15 years. This past Friday, I ran into an good friend of mine named Sulaiman Robinson who is a PA specializing in Neurosurgery. His work allows him to travel and assist with surgeries at different health care facilities around the world. Neurosurgery is one of the highest paying specialties ($110,000 to $200,000 per year). However, it is definitely NOT for everyone! For more information about traveling Physician Assistants and different specialties, please go to It is the website of American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Neurological Physician Assistant: Bryan D. Walker, MHS, PA-C

Neurological physician assistant Bryan D. Walker, MHS, PA-C practices at the Duke Neurological Disorders Clinic in Durham. Get to know him in this video and learn more at…

About Bryan Walker
For over 17 years, I’ve practiced in Clinical Neuroscience with a special interest in multiple sclerosis, neuroimmune disorders and neuroimaging techniques. I see every patient visit as an opportunity to partner with patients and their families as I believe in shared decision making and patient education. A well informed patient is an empowered patient. I have been involved with teaching PA students for many years. I currently serve as the Diagnostic Imaging Department Editor for the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and am involved with the Association of Neurology Physician Assistants and the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers. As a native of Massachusetts, I’m a life-long Boston Red Sox fan and enjoy spending time with my family in the Triangle area of North Carolina.

Neurosurgery Physician Assistant – Josh Beardsley PA-C

Josh Beardsley, a physician assistant in neurosurgery, discusses the value of staying involved in the PA and neurosurgery communities.