Meet Our Providers

Pamela Rizza, MD

Pamela J. Rizza, MD

Dr. Rizza is a primary care sports medicine specialist. She provides Advanced Health Services with a wide range of clinical care, including musculoskeletal and occupational medicine. She currently sees worker’s compensation injury care, provides pre-placement and return-to-work physicals, and functional capacity evaluations. Dr. Rizza is a certified medical examiner for the Federal Motor Carrier (DOT physicals) and a senior Aviation Medical Examiner with the Federal Aviation Administration. She leads the Atchison Hospital Sports Medicine service line, supervising certified athletic trainers who provide care to area and regional athletes. Dr. Rizza serves as the administrator of ImPACT (Immediate Post-Accident Concussion Testing) for the clinic and serves as a Credentialed ImPACT Consultant, providing expertise in concussion management to the local community. Dr. Rizza enjoys seeing a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions for patients of all ages. She has particular clinical interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound and regenerative orthopedics.

Education

University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, Kansas 2006-2010

Residency

University of Missouri, Kansas City Family Medicine Residency, Kansas City, Missouri 2010-2013

Fellowship

Bethesda TriHealth Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, Cincinnati, Ohio 2013-2014

Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine
Certificate of Additional Qualification in Sports Medicine
Certified Medical Examiner for the FMCSA
Senior Aviation Medical Examiner for the FAA
Certified Medical Review Officer
Certified Professional Supervisor of the Audiometric Monitoring Program
NIOSH Spirometry certification
Physical Capacity Profile & Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification

Ryan Hoeskema, PA-C

Ryan Hoeskema, PA-C

Ryan plays a role in several different areas, primarily working with Occupational and Sports Medicine, in Advanced Health Services with Dr. Rizza. His normal day consists of treating workers compensation patients, pre-employment physicals, athletic injuries, non-surgical orthopedic injuries, Department of Transportation physicals, and Military PHA assessments. He also works in the Walk in Clinic and sees acute same day visits during the week. Ryan’s medical background consists of being a combat medic with the 3rd Armored Division from 2010-2014 and served one deployment to Afghanistan from 2011-2012.

Undergrad Education

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 2003-2008

Physician Assistant School

Nova Southeastern University-Orlando, Orlando, FL 2016-2018

Certification

National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants