Welcome, Jessica Watson, PA-C

Penn Highlands Healthcare welcomes certified physician assistant Jessica Watson to its medical staff.

Watson joins the team at the Penn Highlands Emergency Department in DuBois, located at 100 Hospital Avenue and at Penn Highlands General Surgery, located at 145 Hospital Avenue, Suite 313, in DuBois.

Watson specializes in general surgery and trauma surgery, providing expert care for patients experiencing serious injuries from automobile collisions, severe burns, brain injuries, gunshot wounds and falls. If you think your condition requires immediate treatment, call 911 or get to the nearest emergency room.

Common treatments and procedures include evaluation of trauma patients, emergency management of illness and injuries, orders and interprets laboratory and radiographic tests, and pre- and post-operative care through the critical care portion of recovery.

Prior to joining Penn Highlands, Watson obtained clinical experience at Star Wellness KidsCare in Easton; KidsPeace in Orefield; LVPG Family Medicine and Urgent Care in Bethlehem; St. Luke’s Care Now in Palmerton; St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem; St. Luke’s Hospital Warren in Phillipsburg, N.J.; St. Luke’s OB/GYN in Nazareth; and St. Luke’s Hospital in Allentown.

Watson earned her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at DeSales University in Center Valley and her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Arcadia University in Glenside.

To find out more about the Emergency Department services at Penn Highlands Healthcare, visit www.phhealthcare.org/ed.