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Physician Assistant to: 
R. Trent McKay, M.D.

Derek joined Olympia Orthopaedic Associates in January of 2015 and works with Dr. Trent McKay at the Eastside location. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wyoming followed by a Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Midwestern University in Arizona. He has over 7 years of orthopaedic and emergency medicine experience.

Derek moved to Olympia with his wife along with their daughter and son. He loves to play tennis, hike, bike and spend time with his family.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science: University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
  • Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies: Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ
  • Certification: American Academy of Physician Assistants

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants