"Paul Lutter is from Lewisville, TX and spent 21 years in the United States Navy before returning to his home town. During his time in the service, he deployed multiple times around the world including to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He began his medical career serving as a Navy Hospital Corpsman from 1997-2006 prior to attending the Interservice Physician Assistant program (IPAP) where he graduated first in his class.
Paul completed a Physician Assistant fellowship program in orthopedics which is an achievement that only 4% of physician assistants currently practicing in orthopedics accomplish. He is also a nationally certified physician assistant through the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and holds an additional certification in orthopedic surgery through NCCPA’s Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) program.
He has extensive experience in acute sports injuries, non-operative fracture management, arthritis of all stages, and overuse injuries. In addition to that, he has spent the past 7 years involved in the pre, intra, and post-operative care of orthopedic surgical patients to include first-assisting in the operating room.
Paul completed his Doctor of Medical Science degree from the University of Lynchburg. His Master of Physician Assistant Studies and Bachelor of Science degrees were both completed at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine through the IPAP."
"Direct Orthopedic Care, DOC, is a walk-in, immediate access orthopedic clinic. We are open 7 days a week with no appointment necessary. If you have an orthopedic injury or chronic condition, you can receive immediate care by orthopedic specialists without the time or expense of an ER visit.
The ER will refer you to orthopedic experts for surgery, placing a cast on a broken bone, physical therapy treatment or more thorough diagnosis of an injury or condition. So why not eliminate additional expenses by skipping the ER and going straight to DOC?
The DOC team consists of Board-certified, Fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeons and specialty-trained Physician Assistants; Pain Management physicians and Pain Management specialty-trained Physician Assistants. You can avoid the wait at the ER by coming to DOC first. There is never a facility fee or high co-pay at DOC."