Ken Schaefer joined the SpineNevada team in 2010. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at the University of Nevada in Reno. He was awarded his Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland. Ken is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant since 2010.
Ken has clinical experience in general surgery, orthopedics, emergency medicine, women's health, internal medicine, trauma surgery, family practice, pediatrics and geriatrics. His responsibilties at SpineNevada include performing medical history and physical exams. Ken has experience prescribing and implementing treatment plans and interventions including splinting, casting, and joint injections for both new and established patients. Ken has served as both a first and second assistant for joint replacement, spine, hand, foot, ankle, and sports medicine surgeries.
In his spare time, Ken enjoys running, biking, bowling, hunting, fishing, traveling, following professional and college sports and public speaking.
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