PA. Nicholas Pukish is a navy veteran who has spent the last 25 years as a Physician Assistant Provider with experience in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Surgery, and most recently Infectious Disease. He believes strongly in teamwork and a patient-centered care model of medicine and has demonstrated this along with great passion for our patients since coming aboard as a Provider with CAN Community Health in January of 2020.
He received his initial PA training and Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio TX. He later went on to receive his master’s degree at the University of Nebraska School of Medicine. He spent over 20 years as a Naval Officer in the U.S. Navy, and provided not only medical care to our military and their family members, but was also instrumental in instruction, mentoring and training of various medical staff throughout those years. He was also involved in Community outreach programs spanning everything from occupational health, wellness, preventive medicine, and children’s health education.
He is currently our Senior PA Medical Provider for the Pensacola / Fort Walton Beach Clinics.