Carly Jackson is a certified physician assistant at MCMC Sports Medicine
& Orthopedic Surgery.
Carly loves getting to know her patients and helping them reach their goals.
She believes the essence of a therapeutic relationship is physical and
mental recovery. Carly emphasizes the importance of regaining mental strength
and a positive mindset as patients work through pain, an injury, or surgical recovery.
She’s always had an interest in both orthopedics and maintaining
an active life. Dealing with her own injuries in many different sports
has given her both an understanding and empathy for what patients go through
in their medical care. She believes in an individualized approach to patient
care and treatment that is tailored to patient goals. She continues to
stay active in the community by providing sporting event coverage at local
She received her Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology
at the University of Illinois and completed her Master of Medical Science
in Physician Assistant Studies at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois.
Prior to joining MCMC, she worked as an orthopedic PA focusing on sports
medicine in Rockford, IL. She also provided sporting event coverage to
local area high schools and Division III Rockford University. In addition,
she continues to train medical providers on musculoskeletal ultrasound
and ultrasound-guided injections.
Carly is excited to live in the Gorge and take advantage of the endless
outdoor recreational opportunities. In her freetime, she enjoys being
outside by skiing, hiking, and mountain biking. She also enjoys live music
and wine tasting.