Steven Brewer is a licensed physician assistant at the National Spine and Pain Centers’ offices in Henrico, Virginia where he will be working closely with esteemed Dr. Yaoming Gu. His experiences and expertise in the field of medicine will prove to be a great asset to the team.
He has practiced medicine in one form or another for the past 21 years. Brewer started as an Airborne medic in the Army at the age of 17, then moved onto an EMT intermediate, progressing to a physical therapy assistant for 5 years. He specialized in amputees and burn victims. Brewer has been a practicing physician assistant since 2007 and has worked as an infantry physician assistant, medevac PA, and family practice PA on multiple combat tours as well as peacetime.
Brewer is a retired veteran with a Bronze star, Air medal, and over 100 hours of combat flight time.
He is highly adaptable to any situation while being able to conduct himself with the utmost professionalism and care for his patients. He is proficient in training and directing medical staff and working with patients of every age, ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics.
Brewer believes that his treatment style “is to consider the patient as a whole and to get to know their needs to improve their overall quality of life. I am very personable and the quality of care I provide will be apparent upon the first visit.”
Beginning his career as a physician assistant, Brewer received his Bachelor of Science in physician assistant studies from University of Nebraska in Omaha, NE. Shortly after, he completed his Master of Science in physician assistant studies from the same institution. Adding to his qualifications, Brewer also has received his Associate of Science as a physical therapy assistant.
Upon completion of his education, Brewer worked as a physician assistant at an austere family practice before becoming an aviation physician assistant where he provided clinical and medivac medical services. After a few years in clinical settings, Brewer worked as an educator at the University of Maryland for 3 semesters. Returning to the field, he went back to aviation medical services. Most recently, Brewer acted as spine surgery first assist, performing surgical, clinical, and inpatient services for one of Richmond’s premier spine surgeons.
In his spare time, Brewer enjoys golf, four wheel drive vehicles, motorcycles, being adventurous, and trying to stay fit. He also loves spending time with his wife and their 3 children.
Henrico, VA Office
1630 Wilkes Ridge Pkwy, Ste 203 Henrico, VA 23233