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
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
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.