Ashley B. Holt, PA-C

Biography : 

Ashley B. Holt is a nationally certified Physician Assistant specializing in Neurology.  She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from American University in Washington, DC and then earned her Master of Medical Science at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania. Ms. Holt is a former student representative to American Academy of Physician House of Delegates.  Ms. Holt is certified by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of American Academy of Neurology and American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Curriculum Vitae : 

WORK ADDRESS:

The Neurology Center
1201 Seven Locks Road
Suite 101
Rockville, MD  20854

2730 University Boulevard West
Suite 410
Wheaton, MD 20902

 

BUSINESS TELEPHONE

301-562-7200

 

CITIZENSHIP:

USA

 

LICENSURE:

Maryland

District of Columbia

EDUCATION:

Arcadia University, Glenside, PA
Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant Studies, May 2010
Student representative to American Academy of Physician Assistants House of Delegates

American University, Washington, DC
Bachelor of Science, Biology, May 2005
Member of AE∆ Pre-Medical Honor Society

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

 

4/2017 - Present

The Neurology Center
Rockville, Maryland

 

8/2010-4/2017

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Department of Neuroscience
Neuroscience Mid-level Provider House-Staff

  • Sinai Hospital of Baltimore is both a Level II Trauma center, and an Elite Plus Stroke Center. This year it was distinguished as #36 in the nation for Neurology and Neurosurgery in US News and World Report
  • Duties include: Perform History and Physicals, admissions, discharges, daily rounding and continued medical management for patients on the Neurology and Neurosurgery services
    • typical Neurologic Consultations/admissions for TIA/Stroke, migraine/headache, seizure, dizziness, Multiple Sclerosis, mTBI, peripheral neuropathies
    • typical Neurosurgical Consultations/admissions for cervical/lumbar radiculopathy or spinal stenosis, traumatic injuries to brain or spine including epidural/subdural hematomas, skull/spine fractures, CNS tumors
    • daily medical management includes that of all chronic medical problems including, hypertension, diabetes, COPD, AKI and electrolyte abnormalities, atrial fibrillation with RVR, and chronic pain
  • Initial point of contact for Neurologic and Neurosurgical Emergencies including acute ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, Subdural and Epidural Hematomas and Status Epilepticus
  • NeuroICU/Critical Care management including first call for acute decompensation and herniation, and ventriculostomy management
  • Recognition for excellence in t-PA administration 2012-2016
  • Investigator in the PRISM research trial for administration of tPA in small strokes with NIHSS of 5 or less
    • Highest number of patient enrollment in the trial for our facility
  • Coordinated a weekly education program for the Neuroscience House-Staff, and training for newly employed Mid-level providers
  • Lecturer in Neuro-Critical Care education program for ICU nurses

 

6/2010- 7/2010

The CDM Group

Data Entry, Administrative Assistance

  • Completed data entry for the NEXT and NEXT Plus research studies which evaluated cardiovascular risk factors in school age children

 

6/200-8/200

Washington Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

  • Obtained history and initial diagnostic testing for Neuro-ophthalmologist/ Oculoplastic Specialist and Corneal Specialist
  • Managed LASiK, refractory surgery suite
  • First Assistant to LASiK, PRK, and epi-LASiK procedures

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

American Academy of Neurology

American Academy of Physician Assistants