Judith E. Blake, PA-C is an integral part of her patients’ quality care. She recently joined the clinical team of Pain Management Specialist, Dr. Elliott Pennington with The Spine Institute at Baldwin Bone & Joint.
Judith works closely with physicians and therapists to prepare patients before procedures by guiding them through diagnostic testing and managing medications. Her all-encompassing continuum of care includes managing post-procedure treatment plans such as referrals, medication and helping patients understand how to best aid their bodies in recovery.
Judith completed a bachelor’s degree in biomedical science at the University of South Alabama in 2014, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She immediately continued her studies to earn a Master of Science, specializing in the physician assistant track, at the Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke, Virginia. She graduated in 2016, Magna cum Laude.
Upon graduation Judith joined a Birmingham, Al-based orthopaedic practice where she assisted before, during and after surgery. There she worked closely with patients in need of non-operative spine procedures and patients receiving foot and ankle care.
She then moved to Mobile to continue with an area orthopaedic clinic where she served for five years assisting patients in a variety of procedures and needs within her scope of practice. She specialized in counseling patients in pain management and is well versed in high-risk medications.