Arianne M. Berkland, PA-C, earned her B.S. degree in Psychology with additional studies in Medical Science and the Spanish Language at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. After her undergraduate studies, she worked as a medical scribe in the emergency departments of Advent Health Apopka and Waterman. She then earned her M.S. degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Nova Southeastern University and went on to serve as a physician assistant in various medical centers in Orlando.
At Orlando Orthopaedic Center, Arianne treats patients as an assistant to Michael D. McCleary, M.D., at the Winter Garden walk-in clinic. In all of her work and personal life, Arianne adheres to the motto: “Being the change I wish to see in the world.”
In her free time, Arianne enjoys crafting, playing with her 3 dogs, gardening, and trying new hobbies or sports – currently trying to get into golf! Arianne is a founding member and helps to run a non-profit called Hands of Esperanza that is working on building a multi-disciplinary surgical clinic in Guatemala. The organization takes the second year Nova Southeastern University PA students to Guatemala every year for a medical mission trip.