Ashlee Polkinghorn, PA-C, is a certified physician assistant at Advanced Neurosurgery's offices in Reno and Carson City, Nevada. She’s a highly motivated professional experienced in providing excellent care tailored to each patient's needs.
Ashlee attended Florida International University in Miami, graduating in 2013 with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry. In 2020, she earned a master’s degree in physician assistant studies at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) School of Medicine. She’s also certified in advanced cardiovascular life support and pediatric advanced life support.
Ashlee's extensive clinical experience includes orthopedics, women's health, family medicine, geriatrics and palliative care, internal medicine, pediatrics, and behavioral medicine. She’s also worked in general and orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery.
Ashlee is an active member of both the Nevada Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She also represented the UNR School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program in the Assembly of Representatives.
Ashlee is passionate in her concern for the patients she cares for at Advanced Neurosurgery. They, in turn, appreciate her warmth and respect, as well as her medical expertise. She aims to welcome patients who are going through distressing, often painful experiences, and provide them with the comfort and support they need.