Physician Assistant in Spine Orthopaedics
Chris Gravett worked both as a personal trainer and a pharmacy technician while completing his undergraduate work at Jacksonville State University and the College of William & Mary.
He attended Eastern Virginia Medical School and received his Masterís Degree of Physicianís Assistant with honors in 2004.
During his training as Physician Assistant he completed clinical rotations in both Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Spine Surgery.
Chris joined the Carrollton Orthopaedic Clinic in 2005 and assists Dr. Prybis in the clinic and in surgery for the complete care, diagnosis, and treatment of patients.
Andrea Maxwell, MSN, NP is a Nurse Practitioner who works closely with Dr. Prybis.
After obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of West Georgia, Andrea received a Master of Science in Nursing from Graceland University. She is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Andrea is licensed as a Family Nurse Practitioner in the state of Georgia.
As a Nurse Practitioner Andrea plays an active role in the care of patients with spinal problems, including examination, assessment, diagnosis and treatment. She works alongside Dr. Prybis, an orthopaedic spine surgeon, as well as collaborates with other disciplines specializing in spine care including physiatrists, pain specialists, physical therapists, etc.
Physician Assistant in Orthopaedics
David Scruggs began his medical career in the U.S. Navy as a hospital corpsman from 1985 through 1991.
He completed his undergraduate work at the University of West Georgia prior to his acceptance to the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Ga.
David completed the Physician Assistant Program in Allied Health with honor of magna cum laude in 1995.
David joined the Carrollton Orthopaedic Clinic in 1995 and assists the physicians in clinical care, diagnosis, and the treatment of patients.