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Dawanda R. Pesicka, PA-C
Dawanda R. Pesicka, PA-C
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Clinics, Maps and Directions
Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center
Virginia Mason Federal Way Medical Center


Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 223-6191
Federal Way Medical Center  (253) 838-2400

Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecology

Board Certifications
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2016

Areas(s) of Expertise
Dawanda specializes in providing care in all aspects of gynecologic malignancies including diagnostics, surgical assisting, inpatient hospital care and long-term surveillance.

BS, Clinical health and PA training, MEDEX Northwest Physician Assistant Program, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 2003

BS, Health Administration (with honors), University of South Dakota, Vermillion, 1992

Personal Information
Dawanda enjoys traveling, hiking, hot yoga, theater, film and writing.

Professional Activities and Awards

Ovarian and Breast Cancer Alliance of Washington, Board Member and Guest Lecturer, 2006-2007, 2016

Advisor on the PA profession to South Australian government, 2008-2009

AAPA PAragon Award Nominee for Medical Publishing, 2008

MEDEX Northwest, Selection Committee Member and Guest Instructor, 2005-2008

MEDEX Northwest, University of Washington School of Medicine, Future of MEDEX Leadership Award, 2006

John B. Coombs, MD Award for Exemplary Leadership, University of Washington School of Medicine, 2003

MEDEX Award for Exceptional Writing, University of Washington School of Medicine, 2003