Honesdale Surgical Associates, a specialty practice of Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) offering general and vascular surgery, is pleased to announce that Certified Physician Assistant Kate Krempasky, PA-C, has joined its staff.
Krempasky earned a Master of Science Degree from Marywood University’s Physician Assistant Program and is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Prior to joining Honesdale Surgical Associates, Krempasky was employed as an Operating Room Physician Assistant at Wayne Memorial Hospital performing 1st assisting/surgical tech duties including pre and post-operative planning, surgical site prep as well as wound and incision closures. In addition to her OR experience, she was also employed as a Physician Assistant in the hospital’s Emergency Department.
“I’m really excited to be part of Honesdale Surgical,” stated Krempasky. “It already feels like family.”
Krempasky’s connection to Wayne Memorial doesn’t end with work experience; she has actual family ties within the health system. Her mother, Amy Krempasky, is a long-time registered nurse at Wayne Memorial who currently heads up the hospital’s Wound Care Clinic.
“Kate is a very welcome addition to our surgical practice,” stated Frederick Jackson, executive director of WMCHC. “She is a highly-skilled, compassionate healthcare provider as well as a native of Honesdale. WMCHC is proud to help young, talented professionals remain in the area to serve the community in which they were raised.”
Honesdale Surgical Associates is located in the Stourbridge Medical and Professional Complex, 600 Maple Avenue, Suite 1, Honesdale. The practice accepts most private insurances, medical assistance and offers a sliding-fee scale for those who qualify. For more information, patients may call 570-253-8635. WMCHC is a federally qualified health center clinically affiliated with Wayne Memorial Health System, Inc.