Johanna Rooijakkers, PA-C, MSPAS

Johanna Rooijakkers, PA-C, MSPAS Board Certified Physician Assistant

Johanna was born in the Netherlands where she spent the first 16 years of her life before moving to the United States in 2000. She graduated High School in Poneto, IN in 2002 after which she attended college at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2007 and an Associate’s degree in Radiologic Technology in 2010.

She then worked for 2 years as a radiologic technologist at Parkview Hospital before continuing her education and obtaining her Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies at Pacific University in Hillsboro, OR. During her didactic year she was able to spend time in Nicaragua as part of a multidisciplinary team providing care to a group of elders. Her last year at Pacific University was spent in multiple states, including Washington, Oregon, Montana, Colorado and Arizona, where she gained valuable clinical experience.

She joined The Spine & Orthopedic Center in 2014 as a new grad and is excited to provide excellent care to her patients. In her spare time Johanna enjoys ballroom dancing, reading, cooking, baking, weight lifting, painting and horse riding.

EDUCATION


2012-2014 Pacific University
Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Hillsboro, OR
2008-2010 Indiana University Purdue University
Associates of Science in Radiology
Fort Wayne, IN
2002-2007 Indiana University Purdue University
Bachelors of Science in Fine Arts
Fort Wayne, IN

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE


  • Physician Assistant Certification #52142
  • The American Registry of Radiologic Technologist
  • ACLS
  • CPR/AED, American Heart Associates ACLS

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING


Clinical Rotation Experience

Peace Health
Family Medicine
Longview, WA
Silverton Community Hospital
General Surgery
Silverton, OR
Barrett Hospital
Emergency Medicine
Dillon, MT
Spine West
Primary Care
Boulder, CO
Sophie Trettevick Indian Health Center
Community Medicine
Neah Bay, WA
Tacoma General Hospital
Inpatient Medicine
Tacoma, WA
Shea Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Scottsdale, AZ

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


2014-Present The Spine and Orthopedic Center
Physician Assistant
Santa Barbara,CA
2010-2012 Parkview Hospital
Radiologic Technologist
Fort Wayne, IN
2010 Parkview Hospital
Reading Room Assistant
Fort Wayne, IN

PUBLICATIONS


  • Rooijakkers, J. Intramuscular Vitamin B12 Injections for Treating Chronic Low Back Pain.
    Pacific University. 2014. Hillsboro, OR.