Hope Cline, PA-C, is a member of Summit Health’s pain management department. Ms. Cline completed her undergraduate degree at Pennsylvania State University in University Park, with honors, and received her certificate in Physician Assistant Studies at Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Profession in Philadelphia, PA.
Ms. Cline is a certified physician assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She has clinical experience working as a physician assistant at outpatient pain management and neurosurgical care clinics, diagnosing and treating chronic, urgent, and emergent neurosurgical diseases. Ms. Cline has been responsible for patient evaluation and follow up with procedures such as spinal cord stimulator implants, nerve branch blocks, radiofrequency nerve ablations, and x-ray guided cervical spine injections. She also worked in an inpatient trauma neurosurgery clinic where she assisted in spinal surgeries.
Her passion to pursue a career in health care came from her love of science and improving people’s lives. Her philosophy to patient care involves a patient-centric, compassionate, evidence-based approach to medicine.
In her spare time, Ms. Cline enjoys horseback training and riding, trail running and playing piano.