Patrick Jerkins, PA-C

Patrick Jerkins, PA-C

Hip & Knee

Board Certified Physician Assistant

Blue Ridge Region

Asheville - Livingston

Patrick Jerkins attended The University Of Alabama at Birmingham where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Radiological Sciences with Certification in Radiography and a specialty in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Patrick continues to hold current his radiography credentials. Following his undergraduate studies, Patrick went on to earn his Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies also at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) which holds the distinction of being one of only two Surgical PA programs in the country and ranked in the top 25 PA schools nationwide. After graduation Patrick moved from Alabama to Asheville, NC to practice as a PA with Dr. Tally Eddings III. He enjoys all things outdoors including: hiking, snow skiing, water skiing, mountain biking, golf, and tennis.


  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB): 2007 – B.S. Radiological Sciences with certification in Radiography and specialty in MRI
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB): 2010 – M.S. Physician Assistant Studies


  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist – Radiography Certification
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants – PA Certification
  • Soren Group – Endovascular Vessel Harvest Certification
  • American Heart Association – ACLS/BLS Certification
  • North Carolina Medical Board – PA Licensure


  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • American Academy of Radiologic Technologists
  • North Carolina Medical Society

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.

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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.

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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.