Braedon Haertling, PA-C is a Physician Assistant with a background in kinesiology. He is able to provide Orthopaedic assessments, treatment, follow-up care, education for patients, and assist in surgery.
Braedon graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies in June 2019. He belongs to the American Academy of Physician Assistants [AAPA] and the Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants [IAPA]. During his studies at UK, he was chosen for the Deans’ Interprofessional Honors Colloquium.
Braedon received his undergraduate degree at Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville where he received a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology and was nominated as Outstanding Student in the Department of Allied Health.
Braedon is on the OCSI Urgent Care team and provides care for urgent care orthopaedic visits. The Urgent Care Clinic is designed to see acute sprains, strains, joint pain, sports injuries and possible fractures on the same day of injury, and at a fraction of the cost of being seen in the Emergency Room.
Watch as Braedon and Dr. Phillips discuss "Low Back Pain's Missing Piece - Diagnosing the Sacroiliac Joint" during a webinar sponsored by Orthopaedic Center of Southern Illinois and SI-Bone, Inc.
A Physician Assistant (PA) is a healthcare professional who is trained to practice medicine as part of a team with a physician. Physician Assistants are concerned with preventing and treating human illness and injury by providing a broad range of health care services that are traditionally performed by a physician. Physician Assistants conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret tests, prescribe medications, counsel on preventative health care and may assist in surgery.