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Samantha Wheeler PA

Samantha Wheeler is a native of Boston, Massachusetts. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and has been a licensed Physician Assistant since 2012. She graduated from Simmons College in Boston, MA with a Bachelors in Biology and a Minor in Chemistry in 2010.
She went on to attend the University of Pittsburgh where she received her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies in 2012. Prior to coming to UCSD, Samantha worked as a Physician Assistant in Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Children's Hospital of UPMC in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
She currently works closely with Dr. Khalessi, Dr. Olson and Dr. Pannell specializing in endovascular, and interventional neurosurgery. She is involved in both inpatient and outpatient care.
In her spare time, Samantha enjoys being with family and friends. She is an avid sports fan! She loves living in San Diego, venturing to the beach to relax and water sports.