James Armitage, MPAS, PA-C, is a professional physician assistant at South Texas Family Medicine and Urgent Care Center in San Antonio, Texas. A retired Navy veteran, he has over 15 years of experience providing exceptional care to patients and offering medical treatment to military personnel overseas.
He began his education at the University of Maryland University College at the overseas campus in Okinawa, Japan. While achieving his Bachelor of Science, he served in the Navy as a fleet marine force hospital corpsman for eight years.
Shortly after, he went on to complete the interservice physician assistant program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. James then received his Master of Science in physician assistant studies in San Diego, California.
James returned to Okinawa, Japan, as a certified physician assistant at Naval Hospital Okinawa for several years. He worked as a primary care manager for 1,100 patients in a family practice clinic, before being deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
In addition, he practiced as a battalion surgeon for the 3rd Medical Battalion in Okinawa, Japan. He continued to dedicate his services as the senior medical officer for the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, California. James later took the opportunity to train prospective physician assistants at the Surface Warfare Medical Institute in San Diego, California.
He has since planted his roots in Texas, working at South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilly, Texas. James now proudly serves patients at South Texas Family Medicine and Urgent Care, where he enjoys getting to know new patients and working alongside the team.
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