Eric Suoja, PA-C
Eric Suoja is a certified physician’s assistant who has worked 20 years in urgent care, seeing patients primarily for acute ailments and injuries. To this day he still looks forward to going to work and helping patients with their medical problems.
Patient education is very important to him – this was ingrained in him during his initial training as a physical therapist – and he endeavors to help patients fully understand their medical condition and treatment options. He encourages questions and is always available after the visit by phone to help clarify things.
Areas of Interest
- Urgent Care
- Occupational Medicine
- Patient Education
Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Physical Therapy with Honors, University of Montana (1993 to 1995)
Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Clinical Health Services, University of Washington (2000-2002)
Physician Assistant Training & Certification (PA-C), 3.7 GPA, University of Washington MEDEX Northwest (2000 to 2002)
Mr. Suoja grew up in Homer and attended Homer High School. He worked on set nets sites in Prince William Sound and Bristol Bay during the summers to pay for college and practiced physical therapy in the Mat-Su Valley before going to PA school. Today he loves to snow bike, mountain bike, boat, fish, and hunt in Prince William Sound.