Michelle Lancaster, PA-C specializes in acute and chronic spinal disorders and serves as a first assistant with Dr. Bergey on most of his surgeries.
In 2005 Michelle started working for Dr. Bergey as his medical assistant. Although she loved what she was doing she always felt like she wanted to learn more. In 2008 she took a leave from Dr. Bergey’s office and enrolled in RCRMC/RCC Physician Assistant Program graduating in 2010 as a class officer. She scored in the top 5th percentile on the Physician Assistant National Certification Exam in 2010. She is nationally certified by the NCCPA and is an active member of the California Academy of Physician Assistants as well as the America Academy of Physician Assistants.
After completion of her physician assistant training Dr. Bergey was anxious to have Michelle return to work with him again as a Physician Assistant full time. She returned to work with Dr. Bergey December of 2010, where she has continued her learning regarding a variety of spinal conditions as well as general orthopedics.
Her medical interests include pre and post-operative spinal care, artificial disc replacement.