CJ Smith, PAC

Physician's Assistant

CJ Smith, PAC

Physician's Assistant

  • Location


  • Education

    Master of Arts in Business Administration
    Alaska Pacific University
    Anchorage, AK

    Bachelor of Science, Physician Assistant Studies (2006)
    MEDEX Northwest Physician Assistant Program
    University of Washington School of Medicine
    Seattle, WA


CJ Smith is a certified physician assistant with two bachelor’s degrees, two master’s degrees and over a decade of experience treating patients.

Throughout her career as a physician’s assistant, she’s worked in emergency medicine, family medicine, and both general and thoracic surgery. Today at OPA she works in orthopedic spine care and trauma, helping Alaskans recover from accidents and injuries and find relief from other painful conditions.

  • Other Education

    Master of Arts in Adult Education (1999)
    Tusculum College
    Greeneville, TN

    Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Behavior Differences (1998)
    Carson Newman College
    Jefferson City, TN

  • Certifications and Licenses

    BLS Certification BC/BE PALS Certification

    Medical licenses in WA, MT, ID, AK

  • Professional Memberships
    • American Academy of Physician Assistants (2004 to Present)
    • Washington Academy of Physician Assistants (WAPA) (2004 to Present)
    • Washington Medical Association member (2006 to present)


The OPA team includes Alaska’s leading specialists and offers some of the latest, most advanced treatment procedures available today.

OPA treats a wide variety of conditions and offers comprehensive treatment options — including many non-surgical solutions, minimally invasive arthroscopies (repairs), and total joint replacement.

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