Our skilled physician assistants aid in the evaluation and treatment of a variety of orthopaedic issues, while our physical therapists complement treatment with hands-on care to facilitate your recovery.
Aaron Shakespeare, PA-C
Aaron Shakespeare has been working with Dr. Sam Sydney since 2002. Prior to completing his physician assistant certification, he worked as an orthopaedic physical therapist. As a PT, Aaron gained a tremendous amount of experience evaluating and treating musculoskeletal conditions, which enables him to assist Dr. Sydney in the evaluation and treatment of a variety of orthopaedic issues and seamlessly guide patients through the rehabilitation expectations of their condition.
Aaron’s goal is to provide all patients with the highest level of communication and education to help them choose a treatment plan that will allow them the highest quality of life.
- Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation, West Virginia Wesleyan College, 1994
- Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, West Virginia University, 1996
- PA Certification, Towson University/CCBC-Essex, 2002
Kristin Thomas, PA-C
Kristin Thomas joined the Orthopaedic Associates of Central Maryland family in 2015 to serve as a physician assistant to Dr. Brian Polsky and Dr. Nicholas Grosso.
Prior to completing her physician assistant certification, Kristin earned a degree in athletic training, gaining an incredible amount of experience evaluating and treating sports-related musculoskeletal conditions on and off the field. This experience, along with her experience as an orthopaedic technician prior to her graduate education, allows Kristin to assist both Dr. Polsky and Dr. Grosso in the evaluation and treatment of a variety of orthopaedic conditions.
Kristin’s goal is to provide patients with the highest level of care, service, and education, as well as an effective treatment plan that will allow for the highest quality of life.
- Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, University of Charleston, West Virginia, 2005
- Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Towson University, Maryland, 2009