John Tennis, PA-C, a Physician Assistant with Naval Medical Center San Diego and Urgent Med

Get to know Physician Assistant, John Tennis, who serves patients in California.

A certified Physician Assistant, John specializes in preventing and treating human illness and injury by providing a broad range of care.

Since 2019, he has been serving as the Primary Care Division Officer & Senior Medical Officer at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Additionally, John has been with Urgent Care & Family Medicine 3D, now called Urgent Med since 2016, in Carlsbad, California.

Located on Florida Drive, adjacent to Balboa Park, Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) is the most technologically advanced Navy medical treatment facility. Nicknamed Balboa, the Pride of Navy Medicine, the hospital has played a vital role in the history of San Diego for more than 80 years. From the original tent dispensary established in 1917, to the high-tech, ultra modern facility of the 1990s, the mission has remained constant to provide the finest medical care in a family-centered care environment to the operational forces, their families, and to those who served their country in the past.

In regards to his educational background, John graduated with his Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2014.

Certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), he is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the California Academy of Physician Assistants.

A Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) is a health care practitioner who practices medicine. 

Attributing his success in medicine to endless fascination in an ever-changing study, John conducts numerous teaching and proctor engagements for interns and residents on a weekly basis.

In his personal life, he enjoys rock climbing, snowboarding, wood crafting, and cooking. His favorite place to vacation is in Alaska, and his favorite professional publication is the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Associates. 

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