Education
Wake Forest Physician Assistant Program
Certifications
Certified Physicians Assistant
Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Advanced Traumatic Life Support
Clinical / Research Interests
Trauma; chest trauma
Physical therapy
Biography

Olivia LaRussa attended Wake Forest for her Physician Assistant studies where patient centered care is of utmost importance and Olivia uses this approach in her trauma surgery practice. She enjoys all aspects of trauma, but has a special interest in chest trauma patient care and cases such as rib plating and thoracotomies. During her undergraduate studies, Olivia worked as a Physical Therapy Aide.