Bethanie Sorensen, PA-C, BS, NMS
Bethanie is a nationally certified Physician Assistant with over 10 years of experience in cardiovascular medicine, with an emphasis on patient education and disease prevention. She is an American College of Cardiology Cardiac Care Associate, member of the American Heart Association, Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and member of the American Society of Echocardiography. Bethanie graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in both Biology and Chemistry in 1997 from the University of Redlands. In 2003, she graduated from the Physician Assistant Program at Midwestern University with a Master’s of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies where her master’s thesis entitled “Aortic Valve Replacement Using the Stentless Freestyle Xenograph: Immediate Postoperative Hemodynamics and Clinical Outcomes” focused on Cardiovascular patient care and outcomes involving the first 24 patients to receive the new stentless Freestyle aortic valve at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington with the assistance of Dr. David Gartman (Swedish Cardiac Surgeons) In 2007, Bethanie was awarded the United Cultural Convention’s International Peace Prize for her commitment to international medicine.
She is a lifetime member and three-time nominee for the Cambridge VIP Who’s Who (2006-2008), as well as being an Empire Who’s Who nominee and member in 2005. She was certified with the NCCPA in 2003 and then recertified in 2009. Her personal interests include scuba diving and playing with her two dogs.