Physician Extenders

Sarah L. Bone, PA-C

Jeffrey D. Price PA CAssists: QUICK CARE | Offices: Hickory

Sarah Bone is a nationally board certified Physician Assistant. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Chemistry and Exercise Science from Albion College in Albion, Michigan.

She became a certified Athletic Trainer in 2002. Sarah then earned her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant studies at Western Michigan University in 2004.

Brian S. Dodd, PA-C

Assists: Dr. Hannibal | OfficesLenoir

briandoddBrian Dodd is a nationally certified physician assistant with extensive experience in the orthopaedic and neurosurgical fields.  He earned his Bachelor of Science in Medicine from Western Michigan University majoring in Physician Assistant Studies.  

He furthered his education by completing a physician assistant surgical residency at Spectrum Health/Western Michigan University in September 2000.  Brian is currently employed by Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists assisting spine surgeon, Dr. Matthew Hannibal.

Scott E. Fox, RPh, PA-C

Assists: Dr. Keverline | OfficesLenoir

Staff FoxScott Fox is a nationally certified Physician Assistant who works at Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists' Lenoir office. Additionally, he is a Registered Pharmacist. He completed his Pharmacy degree at the University of North Carolina and later attended East Carolina University where he completed his degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Mr. Fox is a lifelong resident of Caldwell County.

Victor C. Paquin, FNP-C

Assists: Dr. Sladicka | Office: Hickory, Taylorsville

Victor C. Paquin, FNP-C

Victor Paquin is a nationally certified Nurse Practitioner. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1997. After graduation, he worked as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Room at Durham Regional Hospital. During that time, he earned a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2001. 

Todd Pitts, NP-C

Assists: Dr. Walker | OfficesMorganton, Valdese

toddpittsTodd Pitts is a nationally certified Nurse Practitioner. He graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, earning his Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Following graduation, he worked as a registered nurse in a telemetry/ICU setting and most recently as a nurse case manager at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Hickory Outpatient Center. During his time at the VA, he earned his Master of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Mr. Pitts is a lifelong resident of Burke County. 

Ashley K. Cummins, PA-C

Assists: Dr. Robinson, Dr. Sanderlin, Dr. TiffanyOfficesHickory

Ashley-Cummins-PA-CAshley Cummins is a nationally board certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) and has worked with Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists since August 2011. Ashley grew up in Port Huron, Michigan and obtained her undergraduate degree with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit, Michigan. While at the University of Detroit Mercy, Ashley was on the women's division I tennis team.

A. Carson Finney, PA-C

Assists: Dr. Branzinski | Offices: Morganton

Staff FinneyCarson Finney is a nationally certified Physician Assistant and has worked at Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists since 2002. His educational background includes a Bachelor's degree in athletic training/sports medicine obtained at Lenoir-Rhyne College in 1999. After graduation, he worked as an intern athletic trainer at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. From this occupation, he went on to attend and graduate from the University of Florida with a Master's of Physician Assistant Studies in 2002.

Kyle R. Munday, PA-C

Assists: Dr. Daley | Offices: Morganton, Valdese

Kyle R. Munday, PA-CKyle Munday is a nationally certified Physician Assistant that joined Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists in 2010. He earned both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Exercise Physiology, with honors, at East Carolina University. During his graduate studies at East Carolina, Mr. Munday was a personal trainer and is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a Clinical Exercise Specialist. He furthered his education by attending Physician Assistant School at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Jason M. Phillis, PA-C

Assists: Dr. Campbell | Offices:  Hickory, Newton

 Jason M. Phillis, PA-CJason Phillis is a board certified Physician Assistant and has worked at Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists since 2001. After completing his Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine from Marietta College (Marietta, Ohio) in 1996, he then attended Midwestern University (Downer's Grove, Illinois) and graduated with his Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies in 1998. After graduation, Mr. Phillis worked with a solo orthopaedic surgeon for three years before joining Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists.

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