Nicole is a certified Physician Assistant who joined Hope Orthopedics in 2014. She primarily works with Dr. Jeffrey Knight treating conditions of the hand, wrist, and elbow.

Nicole is an Oregon native, born and raised here in Salem, Oregon. She completed her undergraduate education at George Fox University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, and then went on to obtain her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Shenandoah University in Virginia.

Nicole met her husband and lived in Northern Virginia for several years before happily returning to Salem with her family. In her free time, Nicole loves spending time with her family and friends, being outdoors and traveling.



  • Undergraduate: George Fox University
  • Graduate School: Shenandoah University, Virginia


  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

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