B. Austin Hettinger, PA-C

B. Austin Hettinger, PA-C

General Orthopedics

Board Certified Physician Assistant

Triangle Region

Austin received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Albany, NY. He then graduated with his Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY.
Prior to PA school he worked as a Trauma Technician at an Emergency Room in Binghamton, NY to gain patient care experience. He also shadowed an Orthopedic PA during this time which piqued his interest in the specialty.
Austin grew up in Endicott, NY and participated in multiple sports including football, baseball, and swimming which created his interest in health and wellness. He frequently visits the Outer Banks and is excited about new beginnings in North Carolina.


  • Undergraduate: Albany College of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Graduate: Clarkson University, Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Specialties & Services

EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

Michelle M


They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.