Carla joined RA Pain Services in 2009 as a Physician Assistant, she cares for patients experiencing acute and chronic pain. Carla has over 20 years of complex spine experience having spent most of her career working with Neurosurgeons who specialized in complex spine procedures. Carla is an advocate of patient education and believes in a multi modal approach to treating her patients. Using her expertise, together with her collaborating physicians, she ensures that her patients understand the nature of their pain as well as treatment options available to them. Carla is nationally certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as The American Society of Addiction Medicine.