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Tony Cao, PA-C

Tony Cao, PA-C

Biography

A native of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Tony joined Bienville Orthopaedic Specialists in 2019 as a Board Certified Physician Assistant and will work in collaboration with Dr. Joel Tucker. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, AL and his Masters of Health Science in Medicine from Mississippi College in Jackson, MS. Tony is married with two children and enjoys spending time with family during his free time

Education & Training

  • Undergraduate Degree: (Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science) University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
  • Graduate Degree: (Master of Science in Medicine) Mississippi College, Jackson, MS

Affiliations

  • Member of American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), June 2012 – present
  • Member of Mississippi Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA), June 2012 – present
  • Member of Donald Fisher Student Society, June 2012 – 2014

Memberships

  • Feed the Needy, November 2011 – Present
  • Habitat for Humanity, June 2013
  • Mississippi Kidney Foundation, June 2012
  • Member of Gulf Coast R.E.A.C.H., September 2010 – July 2012
  • Translator for BP Deep Horizon Oil Spill disaster, September 2010 – December 2010

Certifications

  • Certified by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, February 2015 – 2025
  • Mississippi State Physician Assistant License, July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
  • Louisiana State Physician Assistant License, February 2015 – April 2016
  • NIOSH Pulmonary Function, March 26, 2019 – March 26, 2024
  • COHC Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist (OHC), March 29, 2019 – March 29, 2024
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), May 2021
  • Advance Critical Life Support (ACLS), July 2020
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), May 2021
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), July 2020
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification for CLS, July 2009 – July 2015
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