OrthoVirginia Physician Assistants

Dana Nelsen, PA-C



  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)


  • Virginia Board of Medicine, Active

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate: Lynchburg College, Bachelor of Science, 2015
  • Graduate: Lynchburg College, Masters of PA Medicine, 2019

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Physicians Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery
  • PA’s for Tomorrow
  • Phi Epsillon Kappa
  • Polloway Student Society & Mentor Committee

Professional Experience

  • OrthoVirginia 2019-present

Hospital Affiliations

  • Centra Lynchburg General Hospital
  • Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital
  • Surgery Center of Lynchburg