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Alton Orthopedic Clinic adds two physician assistants


ALTON — BJC Medical Group Orthopedics and Sports Medicine has added Brett Wassink, PA-C, and Stephanie Yniguez, PA-C, to Alton Orthopedic Clinic.

wassink brettWassink (left) received his master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Southern Illinois University in 2013. He continued with his residency at the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, managing orthopedic trauma with extensive experience in the operating room and patient consultation. Since completing his residency in 2014, he continued gaining skills and experience not only as a physician assistant at the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, but also serving as a clinical coordinator.

yniquez stephanieYniguez (right) received her master’s degree in exercise science with a specialty in athletic training in 2011 from the University of Toledo in Ohio. After two years as a certified athletic trainer, she wanted to expand her skill set and care for people beyond athletes. She then received her master’s in physician assistant studies in 2015 from the University of Toledo. She remains a certified athletic trainer and found the perfect combination of her passions for sports and health care as a physician assistant with a specialty in orthopedics.

BJC Medical Group Orthopedics and Sports Medicine has two locations in Illinois, on the campus of Alton Memorial Hospital and in Edwardsville at 8 Sunset Hills Professional Center.


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