Vinh Dang, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA

Subspecialties: Shoulder, Elbow and Sports Related Disorders

Vinh Dang, MPAS, PA-CVinh Dang is a board-certified physician assistant (PA-C) working in the physician-PA model alongside Dr. Daniel Buss providing sub-specialized continuity of care for shoulder, elbow and sports related disorders. Mr. Dang earned his Masters of Physician Assistant Sciences (MPAS) degree from St. Francis University in Pennsylvania and completed a surgical residency program with Yale University and Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut. He began his orthopaedic career in 2002 with Sports & Orthopaedic Specialists. Currently, he assists in surgery and sees his own patients in clinic. He serves as a mentor to PA students and is a regular guest lecturer for the Augsburg College PA program. Furthermore, Mr. Dang has published peer-review articles for the PA profession and provided presentations at the local and regional levels.

Vinh was recently accepted as a Distinguished Fellow of American Academy of Physician Assistants (DFAAPA). To be considered a Distinguished fellow, a PA must have been practicing for at least 12 years and demonstrate:

Distinction in medical practice, education, research or healthcare management
Leadership in medicine and healthcare
Professional involvement
Commitment to lifelong learning
Community service