Joanne Vitale, PA-C
Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics Physician Assistant
Joanne Vitale received her board certification in Physician Assistant Studies from Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science (now Thomas Jefferson University) in 1998. For over 21 years, she has enjoyed clinical experience and extensive training in a variety of disciplines including Plastic Surgery, Aesthetics and Emergency Medicine. Additionally, Joanne trained for 1 year in laparoscopic and bariatric surgery and received certification in daVinci robotic surgery. Her primary focus over the last 12 years has been to learn and master various non-invasive treatments in the field of aesthetics while she maintains privileges at several hospitals and surgical facilities on Long Island performing as 1st assistant in the OR in plastic surgery.
Joanne is currently teaching as a clinical preceptor to PA students from Marist College and NYIT and formerly enjoyed teaching for various other students from Physician Assistant programs over her 21 year tenure. She trains physicians, PA's, and nurses in various injectable and laser modalities in New York. Joanne has contributed as a medical consultant to an educational publication in nursing entitled, Fundamentals in Nursing since 2014.
Joanne currently maintains her membership as a fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the New York State Society of Physician Assistants since 1998.