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Patricia Serna, MHS, PA-C

Patricia Serna, MHS, PA-C Photo

Provider Type: Physician Assistant

  • Physician Assistant

Metro Area: Austin
Spoken Languages: English, Spanish

General Summary

Patricia Serna is a physician assistant in medical oncology and hematology. She has experience in gynecologic oncology, palliative medicine and pain management. She has been a healthcare professional for 22 years with more than 12 years as physician assistant. She is passionate about women’s preventative medicine and healthcare management as well as patient centered care and quality of life. Patricia is a veteran of the United States Air Force with an emergency medical background as an aeromedical technician with the 55th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, 55th Medical Group.


  • Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
    Duke University, Durham, NC
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology
    The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Other Information

Patricia enjoys spending time with family, going to the movies, live music, dining, running, cycling and outdoor activities.

Previous Clinical Practice

  • Pain Specialists of Austin, Physician Assistant, Austin, TX (2009)
  • Southwest Regional Cancer Center, Certified Medical Assistant III, Austin, TX (2002 – 2007)

Accolades & Memberships

  • Air Force Achievement Medal, United States Air Force (1998)
  • Air Force Good Conduct Medal, United States Air Force (1998)
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • City of Hope Intensive Course in Genomics Cancer Risk Assessment, Graduate
  • City of Hope Clinical Genomics Community of Practice
  • Certificate of Merit in Support Operation Decisive Edge (1997)
  • NATO Medal for Service with Operation Deliberate Guard (1997)
  • Texas Academy of Physician Assistants

Community Service

  • Flatwater Foundation, Austin, TX (2019, 2020)
  • Ronald McDonald House, Volunteer (2008)
  • Red Cross Blood Drive, Volunteer (2008)
  • Burton Elementary, Dental Health Awareness, Volunteer (2008)
  • Toys for Tots, Volunteer (2007)
  • Teaming for Technology, Volunteer (2007)
  • Heart Walk, Volunteer (2007)