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Clifford Sargento, PA-C, MPH

located in Daly City, CA & Atherton, CA

About Clifford Sargento, PA-C, MPH


EDUCATION

Touro University, California, Vallejo, CA,

August 2017-May 2020

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

Master of Public Health

California State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA,

August 2013-May 2016

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Concentration in Therapeutic Studies

Bachelor of Arts in General Biology

MEDICAL PRACTICE

Peninsula Orthopedic Associates, Daly City, CA

September 2020-present

Physician Assistant

CERTIFICATIONS

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, expected July 2020 exp. July 2030

Certified in Public Health exp. 2022

Medicated-Assisted Therapy (MAT) Certified, 2020

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) exp. October 2020

Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist, National Academy of Sports Medicine, 2010

Certified Massage Therapist, National Holistic Institute, 2010

ORTHOPEDIC CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Sutter Health, Sacramento, CA

September – November 2019

Orthopedic Rotation, Dr. Matthew Tweet

Sutter Health and Bass Medical Group, Walnut Creek, CA

April – May 2019

Orthopedic Rotation, Dr. Benjamin Busfield

Completed patient history taking and performed comprehensive physical examinations.

Ordered and interpreted diagnostic imaging such as X-Ray’s and MRI’s under clinical supervision.

Performed first assist duties in the operating room such as: handling equipment and perform suturing.

Instructed and observed in counseling patients regarding therapeutic care, pre and post-operation instructions, and other relevant patient education instructions.

Delivered therapeutic injections into multiple joint locations.

Recorded SOAP notes into electronic medical records with supervisor approval.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Pacific Physical Therapy, Emeryville, CA

May 2014 – May 2017 Physical Therapist Aide

Supervised patients during rehabilitation routines prescribed by physical therapist.

Applied modalities such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and heat and ice packs.

Logged patient progression into charting system.

Answered patient questions regarding therapeutic exercises or use of medical equipment.

Active Sports, Oakland, CA

July 2010 – November 2016

Personal Trainer, Massage Therapist

Provided client education on improving overall physical health.

Completed one-on-one assessments by evaluating individual physical fitness.

Developed exercise and diet programs addressing client specific goals.

Supervised exercise routines while ensuring safe techniques with fitness equipment.

OTHER CLINICAL EXPERIENCES

Queen of the Valley Emergency Room, Napa Valley, CA

November – December 2019

Emergency Rotation, Dr. Tim Smith DO

Interpreted X-Ray’s, MRI’s, and CT’s with supervising doctors and physician assistants.

Completed patient history taking and performed comprehensive physical examinations.

Observed ER physician communication with orthopedist regarding patient consultation.

Performed sutures, started IV’s, and administered therapeutic injections.

Assisted in bone reduction and joint aspiration.

Facilitated and observed in patient discharge with discharge instructions.

Completed SOAP notes with clinical supervisor approval.

Continuity Care, Oakland, CA

February – March 2019

Internal Medicine – Skilled Nursing Facilities, Dr. Tyrone Snipes

Reviewed patient charts and reported any abnormal laboratory and physical findings to supervising physician.

Communicated with nursing staff during rounds on inpatients.

Performed therapeutic injections and assisted in wound treatments.

Recorded SOAP notes into electronic medical records with supervising approval.

Ordered diagnostic tests such as laboratory tests and imaging.

Health Right 360, San Francisco, CA

June – September 2019

Primary Care and Public Health Rotation, Thanh Nguyen PA-C

Solano County Family Health Services, Fairfield, CA

January – February 2020

Primary Care Rotation, Elena DaSilva PA-C

La Clinica Vallejo, Vallejo, CA

February – March 2020

Primary Care – Women’s Health and Pediatrics Rotation, Robin Wempe PA-C

Compiled patient medical data and performed comprehensive physical examinations. Logged patient information into electronic medical records with supervising clinician approval.

Administered and ordered diagnostic tests such as imaging, laboratory tests, and electrocardiograms.

Delivered injections such as: corticosteroids into joints, vaccinations, and therapeutics under supervision.

Instructed and observed in counseling patients regarding therapeutic care, medication adherence and other relevant patient education instructions.

Answered questions regarding medical diagnoses or medication prescriptions.