Jamie Mertz is a graduate of Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology minoring in Bio Medical Sciences and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. She is board certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She joined the Head and Neck Surgical Oncology team here at KU back in 2013 and works closely with Dr. Kakarala, Dr. Shnayder and Dr. Tsue. In the last year she has strived to build a Survivorship Clinic for the head and neck patient population. She also provides Survivorship Care Plans to patients to maintain accreditation through the National Cancer Institution.
Jamie prides herself on patient education and believes that good communication with her patients is the best key to success. She is a member of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, American Academy of Physician Assistants, Kansas Academy of Physician Assistants and Missouri Academy of Physician Assistants. When she is not working she enjoys time with her family.
Jamie Mertz, PA-C