OrthoVirginia Physician Assistants

Emily Nilson, PA-C


Supervising Physician(s)


  • National Commission of Certifications of Physician Assistants, ACLS, BCLS, PALS certified


  • Virginia Board of Medicine

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate: Bachelors of Science in Biology with minor in Chemistry, North Dakota State University, 2014
  • Graduate: Masters in Physician Assistant Studies, James Madison University, 2017

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

Professional Experience

  • Southside Regional Medical Center, March 2018-June 2019
  • OrthoVirginia July 2019-present

Hospital Affiliations

  • Boulders Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Chippenham
  • Johnston-Willis
  • St. Francis
  • St. Mary's