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Lisa Potthast is a certified Physician Assistant in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center. Ms. Potthast received her undergraduate training at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL and graduate degree at the University of Florida, Gainesville. She has been a Physician Assistant since 2003 and has worked at Moffitt Cancer Center since January 2005. During her tenure at Moffitt, she has cared for patients in the Neuro-Oncology Program, Genitourinary Oncology Program and most recently in the Radiation Oncology Program with a focus in Cutaneous Oncology. Ms. Potthast serves on the Medical Ethics committee and participates as guest lecturer once monthly for the “Meet the Expert” series educating patients and families about Radiation Therapy and side effect management. She actively participates in mentoring those interested in the PA profession as well as current Advanced Practice Professional students. She is board certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and licensed by the State of Florida Board of Medicine.
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- He or she may be a researcher or other type of provider that does not see patients.
- The provider practices in a specialty or office that does not use the specified surveys currently used for these ratings.