Susquehanna Health welcomes new rheumatology physician assistant

Ashley Mechling, certified physician assistant, has joined the practice of Drs. Anthony Ippolito and Keith Shenberger at Susquehanna Health Rheumatology at Divine Providence Hospital, 1705 Warren Ave.

Mechling received her bachelor of science and masters of physician assistant sciences degree from Gannon University in Erie.

As a physician assistant, Mechling works closely with Ippolito and Shenberger to provide advanced care to rheumatology patients.

She is educated in intensive medical programs accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant and obtained certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Like all physician assistants, Mechling can manage both acute and chronic illness, prescribe medications and maintain a collaborative relationship with physicians.

To schedule an appointment, call 320-7500.