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Amber Valenti Armstrong PA-C

Amber Valenti Armstrong, PA-C

  • Primary Specialties
    • Family Medicine
  • Primary Address 1620 E 12th Street
    The Dalles, OR 97058
  • Primary Phone 541.296.9151

Amber Armstrong is a physician assistant at MCMC Family Medicine. She is a board certified physician assistant, and Advanced Trauma Life Support and Basic Life Support certified.

Armstrong completed her training as an EMT in Davis, California, before receiving her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology at the University of California, Davis. While studying at UC Davis, Armstrong also worked as a physical therapy aid, and wilderness medicine, first aid & swiftwater rescue instructor.

Armstrong continued her career as an EMT at various domestic and international locations, including working as a Ski Patroller in Washington state and an emergency room technician in Hawaii.

She received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, where she was vice president of the OHSU Physician Assistant Class of 2011.

She started her career as a physician assistant volunteering at Hospital Bernard Mevs in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, before before beginning her work as an emergency department PA in Southern, Wyoming. Armstrong also served as a senior remote medicine instructor and Medical Oversight Committee member at Remote Medical International in Seattle.

Armstrong then worked as an emergency department PA in Grand Junction, Colorado, before relocating to Mid-Columbia Medical Center in 2014. She fell in love with the Gorge due to its natural beauty and recreational opportunities.

Her general practice focus is family medicine. Armstrong loves working with patients of all ages. During appointments, she takes the time to make sure her patients feel truly heard, and provides the support they need to reach their health and wellness goals.

In her spare time, Armstrong enjoys reading, cooking, and outdoor activities such as mountain biking, kayaking, and gardening.

Education

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU)

Certifications

National Commission on Certification of PA’s Certified 8/11
Wyoming State PA License 7/12
Wyoming Controlled Substances License 8/12
Washington State PA License 2/12
Colorado State PA License 7/12
DEA License
Remote Medicine For Advanced Providers Instructor
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Medical Person in Charge (MPIC)
Basic Life Support Instructor

Primary Office

1620 E 12th Street
The Dalles, OR 97058

Phone: 541.296.9151