Definitions for "Physician Assistant"
A medically trained professional who can provide many of the health care services traditionally performed by a physician, such as taking medical histories and doing physical examinations, making diagnoses, prescribing and administering therapies. Also see mid level practitioner.
A Physician Assistant (PA) is a health care professional licensed to practice medicine with physician supervision
A person who has 2 or more years of advanced training and has passed a special exam. A physician assistant works with a doctor and can do some of the things a doctor does.
Keywords:  extender
a physician extender