TOC Launches New Physician Assistant-Certified Fellowship Program

Tallahassee, FL – APRIL 15, 2024– Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic (TOC), is thrilled to
announce the launch of its pioneering Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C) Fellowship Program,
designed to empower postgraduate PAs to excel in the specialized field of Orthopedic Surgery.
“The continued evolution of the Physician Assistant role is mission critical in ensuring there is an
adequate supply of providers to care for our extensive patient population spanning across
Georgia and Florida,” stated TOC CEO Mike Boblitz. “Our priority is to provide post graduate
Physician Assistants the opportunity to advance their knowledge skills and competition in the
field of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.”

The TOC PA-C Fellowship Program spans 14 months and offers an immersive experience in
various subspecialties within orthopedic surgery, including Foot & Ankle, Hand & Wrist, Joint
Reconstruction, General Orthopedics, Spine, Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Trauma, and

“The accountability and exposure to various orthopedic pathologies are remarkable,” says
Danny Engle, PA-C, Program Director of the TOC PA Fellowship. “TOC’s investment in
advancing our peers’ capabilities is evident. The fellowship experience is a career springboard,
providing invaluable competencies and experiences.”

Throughout the program, Fellows will participate in clinical injection management, implant
placements, graft preparations, and biologic procedures, gaining hands-on experience in
various facets of orthopedic care. Additionally, Fellows will fulfill all criteria for the Certificate of
Additional Qualifications in Orthopedic Surgery, setting them apart with an extra board

“We are excited to welcome our inaugural cohort of Fellows and are committed to supporting
their professional growth and development,” added Dr. Guyer. “The TOC PA-C Fellowship is
dedicated to shaping the next generation of leaders in orthopedic surgery, and we look forward
to witnessing the impact of our graduates on the field.”

Applications for the 2024-2025 TOC PA-C Fellowship Program are now open, and interested
candidates are encouraged to apply online through the TOC website,

About TOC
The orthopedic providers at TOC are highly trained and focused on specific sub-specialties.
With over 270,000 annual patient visits that span across 9 regional locations, 100+ physicians
and advanced practice providers, we offer orthopedic specialists in sports medicine, orthopedic
trauma, hand, wrist and elbow, foot and ankle, hip preservation, joint replacement, and spine
care. In addition, we offer non-operative pain management specialists, physical therapists,
occupational therapists and behavioral therapists, TOC physicians serve as the Official Team
Physicians of Florida State University athletics, Florida A&M University athletics, and
Tallahassee Community College athletics. Our entire team works together with one goal in
mind, to help get you back to feeling better so you can lead an active life. For more information