About Us

We are committed to making your treatment as easy on you as possible. Most of the services you will need are handled on-site, with access to the most sophisticated technology to provide you with the best care available. Always feel free to contact our office and our trained staff will assist you in any way possible.



Meet Our Certified Physician Assistants

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Justin Pool, PA-C Certified Physician Assistant

Education

  • Undergraduate: Associates Degree – Ricks College, Rexburg, ID
  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science Degree – Zoology, and Minor – Chemistry, Weber State University, Ogden, UT
  • Graduate: Masters Degree – Physician Assistant, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Certifications

  • Nationally Certified Physician Assistant
  • Certificate to Prescribe Controlled Substances
  • State of Utah and State of Idaho Certificate to Practice as a Physician Assistant
  • Basic Life Support

Experience

  • 7 years of Orthopaedic Experience 
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Boe Simmons, PA-C Certified Physician Assistant

Education

  • Undergraduate: Associates Degree – Treasure Valley Community College, Ontario, OR
  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science Degree – Zoology, Albertson College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID
  • Graduate: Masters Degree – Physician Assistant Studies,
    Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID

Certifications

  • Nationally Certified Physician Assistant
  • Surgical Recognition, Certified
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Basic Life Support

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Idaho Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Idaho Medical Association

Experience

  • 20 years of Orthopaedic Experience 

Meet Our Nurse

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Tina Sato-De Giuli, LPN, LSW Licensed Practical Nurse

Education

  • LPN Degree: Idaho State University Vocational Tech
  • Undergraduate: Bachelor Degree, Idaho State University

Specialties / Experience

  • Specialized in Orthopaedics with extensive experience in the operating and emergency room
  • Worked in Hospice, Home Health and Mental Health
  • Began working for Dr. Wathne at Pocatello Orthopaedics in 2004

Meet Our Certified Medical Assistant

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Ashley Critser Certified Medical Assistant

Education

  • Medical Assisting Program: Idaho State University
  • Undergraduate: Associates of Applied Science, Idaho State University

Specialties / Experience

  • Specialized in Orthopaedics
  • Began working with Dr. Wathne and his PA-C’s in 2011