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Dawanda R. Pesicka, PA-C
Gynecologic Cancer
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Areas of Expertise
Dawanda specializes in providing care in all aspects of gynecologic malignancies including diagnostics, surgical assisting, inpatient hospital care and long-term surveillance.
Personal Information
Dawanda enjoys traveling, hiking, hot yoga, theater, film and writing.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Gynecologic Cancer, Gynecology
Board Certifications
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
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
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

Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
*Dawanda is the best!! Love her!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
She is very caring and personable.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
The conversation and exam were done with competence... - she interacted with me at all times.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Really like and trust this provider.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Wonderful care/service. Thank you.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
*Dawanda is THE BEST. Very patient very empathetic. Very knowledgeable. Very good of laying and all options. Very thorough.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
I had a very good experience. *Dwanda was not rushed, answered all my questions including calling later with detailed statistics. Much better care than my last visit.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
All good - love *Dawanda P.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Professional, explained in details what to expect during the exam & after visit. Gentle hands & bond. My guardian angel.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
She made several recommendations for me.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dewanda Pesicka is my favorite provider at VM. She is very professional, caring, on top of the latest developments and has done an outstanding job providing post-cancer treatment surveillance to me for 4 years, especially after Dr Brockmeier left VM. Excellent, excellent provider.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
*Dr. Pesicka explains everything she is doing & so you can understand she is very helpful & concerned about my health.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
I love *Dr. Pesicka. She is my savior. Love you dr.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Dawanda is very thorough and patient.