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Dawanda R. Pesicka, PA-C
Gynecologic Cancer
 
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Profile
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
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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
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  Overall Patient Rating - June 2021
PAC *Pesicka was great about explaining everything she was doing, and sympathetic about my comfort.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
*Dawanda is a GREAT PAC and I seek her out. She is always concerned for me. She has been ahead of issues and taken care of it BEFORE I can even get ill from it.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
I have never had a doctor who "listens" to all of my concerns. *Dawanda takes time to explain everything about my care.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
Very helpful and listened to my concerns.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2021
Always a good experience.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
PA-C Dewanda Pesicka is very nice, she makes you feel at ease and explains everything in a way you can understand. She cares about her patients and I am lucky and so glad to have her as my doctor.