Laura Carr, PA-C
A Physician Assistant since 2001, Laura joined Lassen Medical Clinic in 2014, after working for 12 years as Surgical Physician Assistant at Kaiser Permanente facilities in Northern California. She is highly experienced in a range of fields including orthopedic spine, general, vascular, plastic, cardiothoracic and obstetric/gynecological surgery.
Laura has held many leadership roles throughout her career. She has coordinated, taught and supervised lab technicians. She has also trained incoming physician assistants and offered instruction to colleagues on surgical procedures and methods of patient care.
Laura earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences – with high honors – from the University of California, Davis. She then earned a Master’s degree and completed the Physician Assistant program at Samuel Merritt College, where she was nominated for the Outstanding Student Award.
Laura has volunteered at UC Davis Medical Center, Berkeley Free Clinic and the Davis, California, sister city delegation to El Salvador, “Friends of Rutilio Grande.”
Laura is a life-long animal lover who enjoys spending time with her family, friends, granddaughter, and dog Stella. Her favorite activities include hiking and exploring the wilderness, coastlands, and countryside. She is currently on a quest to discover the best freshwater swimming spots in California.