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Physician Assistant, Critical Care Medicine
Frank Fader, PA, joined PeaceHealth in April 2022 as a Physician Assistant in the Cordata Main clinic in Bellingham, Washington.
Frank enjoys interacting with patients from all walks of life and honors the opportunity to work with them to address their individual needs. His medical interests include general health and wellness, LGBTQIA+, neurological complaints, respiratory disorders and ambulatory procedures.
Frank received his Master of Medical Science, Graduate Physician Assistant degree from Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania, in 2008. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in classical history from the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware.
Prior to joining PeaceHealth, Frank worked as a critical care physician assistant in the Washington, D.C. area for ten years and in a high-volume urgent care clinic. Frank’s experiences working in the ICU and in Urgent Care have given him a broad understanding of disease processes, from onset through more complex stages. Additionally, Frank supervised interns and residents and precepted with physician assistants and nurse practitioners in procedure trainings for house staff. Frank speaks conversational Spanish.
Outside of work, Frank and his wife, Courtney, enjoy the outdoors -- bird watching, gardening, hiking, road biking and rock climbing -- often with a four-legged friend. You can also find Frank taking photos of fun insects, practicing yoga or cooking.