OrthoVirginia Physician Assistants

Rachel E. J. Shields, PA-C


Supervising Physician(s)


  • The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • ACLS/BLS Certifications


  • Virginia Board of Medicine, active

Education and Training

  • Graduate: Wake Forest School of Medicine, MMS in Physician Assistant Studies (2018)
  • Graduate: Wake Forest University School of Business, MA in Management (2016)
  • Undergraduate: Dickinson College, BS in Biology (2013)

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

Professional Experience

OrthoVirginia (2018–Present), physician assistant

Hospital Affiliations

  • Chippenham Medical Center Campus
  • Johnston-Willis Medical Center
  • Boulders Ambulatory Surgery Center