We are pleased to announce Kara Kobylka-Russell, PA-C, has joined Orlando Orthopaedic Center and is now seeing patients at the Downtown Orlando, Lake Mary and Winter Park locations as she assists Bradd G. Burkhart, M.D., with the management of his sports medicine practice.
Kara is a graduate of Stetson University with a bachelor’s degree in Integrative Health Science and Nova Southeastern University with a master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies.
Born and raised in Canada, she worked as an exercise physiologist before attending school to become a physician assistant (PA-C). With a sports background playing hockey, basketball, volleyball, soccer and competing in triathlons, she has a knack for providing personalized care to her patients by being empathetic to their sport.
Certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants, Kara provides patient care including physical exams, determining diagnosis, ordering tests, and performing clinical procedures. She assists Dr. Burkhart in surgery, meets with all of his post-operative patients, and sees any new or established patients as needed for the practice.
Together with Dr. Burkhart, they use a team approach to provide patients with dynamic care and excellent sports medicine orthopaedic treatment.