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Lynne Fries PA-C, MPAS, DPT


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,
Spine, Occupational and Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Physician Assistant -New York
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
(Tied for Highest National Score on 1999 Certifying Examination)
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Surgery Examination - Special Recognition Status
Performance Ranking in 95th Percentile of 1999 Candidates Physical Therapy - New York


Health Sciences Teaching and Learning Certificate - 2010
Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Health Professions

Doctor of Physical Therapy, September 2005  Cum laude
Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Health Professions

Master of Physician Assistant Studies, December 2000
Specialized in Internal Medicine Summa cum laude University of Nebraska Medical Center

Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude - May 1999
Physician Assistant Program D'Youville College

Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude - May 1980
Department of Physical Therapy State University of New York at Buffalo

Clinical Experience

Exigence Hospitalist Service, Inpatient Medical Care - per diem, Mount Saint Mary Hospital
Inpatient Service, Erie County Medical Center - Inpatient Service and Medical Rehabilitation Unit
October 2007 to present

Academic Medicine Service
University Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Adult Cystic Fibrosis
Program and Adult Inpatient Care
The Lung & Cystic Fibrosis Center

University at Buffalo Pediatric Associates, Inc.
219 Bryant Street, Buffalo, NY 14222
February to April 2006 and February 2007 to present

Aurora Hospitalist Service
Inpatient Medical Care Mercy Hospital
May 2006 to February 2007

Kaleida Health System's Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Adult Medicine Service
July 2001 to Feb 2006

Buffalo General Hospital
Department of Medicine Inpatient
Internal Medicine Teaching Service
November 2000 to July 2001

Private Service - Inpatient Coverage
January 2000 to July 2001

Rehab NY
David Bagnall MD
Physiatry Practice Specializing in Musculoskeletal Care
Physician Assistant
November 2000 to present

Kenneth Zimmerman M.D.
Internal Medicine
Physician Assistant
September 1999 to November 2000

Center for Orthopedics
Physician Assistant
June 1999 to October 1999

Great Lakes Physical Therapy
Owner and Physical Therapist

Saud Royal Family, Saudi Arabia
Private Physical Therapist

Back Institute of Buffalo
Millard Fillmore Hospital
Clinical Supervisor and Physical Therapist
January 1990-September 1990

Ken-Ton Physical Therapy
Consultant Physical Therapist

State University of New York at Buffalo
Physical Therapy Curriculum
Instructor in Physical Agents
1986, 1987, 1988

DeGraff Memorial Hospital
Clinical Supervisor of Physical Therapy
Staff Physical

Volunteer Experience

Arthritis Foundation, Patient and Community Services Committee
Lupus Foundation WNY Chapter,Medical Advisory Board and Board of Directors
Loth Lorien Therapeutic Riding Center Board of Directors
Kenmore-Tonawanda Chamber of Commerce
Holistic Complimentary Therapies Network

Professional Organizations

American Physician
Assistant Association
American Physical Therapy Association
Western New York Physician Assistant Association


Marine Midland Business Excellence Award

Additional Certifications

American Heart
Association Provider Course
Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Certification in Complex Management of Lymphedema, Feb 1995
Hypnotherapy - Hypnodyne Foundation, Jul 1994