Brittany A. Skillman, PA-C, MSPAS

Brittany A. Skillman, PA-C, MSPAS

General Orthopedics

Board Certified Physician Assistant

Triangle Region


Brittany graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with Bachelor’s degrees in both Exercise & Sport Science and Psychology. She worked in corporate fitness and wellness for a decade before realizing her true passion was clinical medicine, specifically orthopedics. She returned to school and received her Master’s degree from Elon University in Physician Assistant Studies.

Brittany is licensed by the North Carolina Medical Board and is a professional member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the North Carolina Association of Physician Assistants. She currently practices full time with EmergeOrtho in the William Penn Plaza location in Durham, as well as in Oxford, specializing in the hip and knee.


  • Undergraduate: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Arts in Exercise and Sport Science and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2006
  • Graduate: Elon University, Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies, 2021

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.