Kathryn Finch, PA-C

Kathryn Finch, PA-C

Back, Neck & Spine

Board Certified Physician Assistant

Coastal Region

Wilmington – Shipyard

Kathryn Finch holds two bachelor’s degrees, one in marine biology and one in Spanish, from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She earned her master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA.

Kathryn is a member of the following associations: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, American Academy of Physician Assistants, North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants, North Carolina Medical Society and the Coastal Cape Fear PA Society.

She has several years of experience in spine care, including first assistant duties in the operating room. She has a vast array of knowledge in a variety of spinal conditions and developing treatment plans for invasive and noninvasive procedures.

As part of the EmergeOrtho teams headed by Dr. Rodger and Dr. Rose, Kathryn specializes in following patients before and after spine surgery, as well as helping those with back and neck pain, degenerative disc disease, stenosis, MIS spine surgery, spinal fusion, and cervical and lumbar artificial disc replacement.

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  • Undergraduate: University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • Graduate: Shenandoah University


  • Physician Assistant—NCCPA


  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • North Carolina Medical Board
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • NC Medicaid and Health Choice Provider Training
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Coastal Cape Fear PA Society

Specialties & Services

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


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


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.