Nathan W. Summers, MS, PA-C

Teaching Associate

Nate Summers, PA-C

Specialties: Hip & KneeArthritis

College: Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Florida; Gainesville, FL, 2002

Medical School: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Baylor College of Medicine; Houston, TX, 2005

Board Certification: NCCPA Certified


Summers NW, Torre-Amoine G, et. al. “High Success Rates of Milrinone as a Bridge to Transplant for Patients With Short Waiting Times “ J Card Fail. 2008 Dec;14(10):839-43. Epub 2008 Nov 5.


  • Summers, Nathan “Throwing Injuries to the Shoulder and Elbow”, Florida Hospital Sports Society, Florida Hospital Orlando, June 2010
  • Summers, Nathan “Pediatric Forearm Fractures, Acetabulum Fractures, Diabetes in Orthopaedics, Stem Cell Applications in Orthopaedics, Throwing Injuries to the Shoulder and Elbow”, Orthopaedic Education and Outcomes, Florida Hospital Orlando, July 2006-October 2009
  • Summers, Nathan “Approach to the Arthritic Knee”, Community Outreach Presentation, Orlando and Surrounding Communities, October-November 2007
  • Summers, Nathan “High Success Rates of Milrinone as a Bridge to Transplant for Patients With Short Waiting Times “, Research Poster Presentation,Baylor College of Medicine; November 2005

Professional Association

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • Florida Academy of Physician Assistants (FAPA)
  • Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants (PSPA)
  • Washington Academy of Physician Assistants (WAPA)


Spanish – Intensive Medical Spanish Course (2005)
Beginning Level

Athletic Achievements

  • Fifteen All-American Honors (Collegiate Swimming), 1998-2001
  • University of Florida School Record Holder 100y, 50y freestyle, 2000-2002
  • SEC Champion 100y freestyle, 2000
  • Consolation Finalist, Olympic Trials, 2000
  • Qualified for World University Games, 2002