Tyler Holm, PA-C
I was drawn to the Orthopedic field due to my love for physical activity and my passion for enabling patients to stay healthy and keep moving. In my free time I love to be outside- hiking, playing tennis, and kayaking. While at San Diego State I played on the Club Tennis Team...Go Aztecs!
I come to Girard Orthopedics with experience in Physical Therapy, Emergency Medical Services, and Public Health.
- Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology- San Diego State University
- Masters Degree in Health Sciences - Western University
Nikki Silver PA-C
I discovered my passion for orthopedics while working in a busy emergency department in New York.
I gained substantial experience in the diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic injuries and conditions.
I am very active and my hobbies include figure skating, yoga, and hiking.
- Master of Science in PA Studies at Touro College
- Bachelors of Arts in Psychology at Stony Brook University
Francesca Longobardo, PA-C
Francesca is excited to join the team as a Physician Assistant working with Dr. Kimball performing total joints and sports procedures. She has a background in orthopedic traumatology, sports, and total joints. After graduating from Western University of Health Sciences she went on to complete a fellowship in orthopedic surgery through Arrowhead Orthopaedics. After fellowship she worked at a trauma center in Los Angeles with a broad spectrum of orthopedic issues including total joint revisions, sports, and trauma. Having always been a Southern California resident she is happy to be in the San Diego area close to family and friends!
- Masters of Health Science at Western University
- Bachelors of Science in Biology at Vangard University