Tyson R. Kinnick, PhD, PA-C

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    Job Title :
    Physician Assistant

    Specialties :
    Physician Assistant

    Hospital Affiliation :
    UnityPoint Health, Pekin ProHealth Medical Group

    Practice Name :
    Midwest Urological Group

    Location :
    Dunlap, 61525-9112 United States

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    Description of Practice :

    Private practice urology, specializing in Men's Health.  I treat patients from all areas of urology, however, I specialize in treating erectile dysfunction; sexual dysfunction; testicular and scrotal pain; penile lesions; androgen deficiency; infertility; and preventive medicine.  I have designed an eight visit series of "Life Choices" curriculum for increasing daily activity and implementing healthy food choices and portion sizes for preventing diabetes and heart disease.  Associated with Men's Health and sexual dysfunction, i am also trained in using platelet rich plasma for treating ED (P-shot); female sexual dysfunction (O-shot); scalp hair regrowth; and facial revitalisation.  I have successfully completed Aesthetics 101 provided by the American Association of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery (AAAMS) --> a two-day hands-on training course in facial aesthetics with certification for botulinum toxin, dermal fillers, and chemical peels at The American Association of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery in Beverly Hills, California on September 10th, 2017.  I have a BS, MS, and PhD in physiological sciences, all three degrees have an emphasis in neuroscience.  

    I am a nationally certified phlebotomist (PBT) provided by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

    Areas of Expertise :
    Urology, Neurosurgery, Family Medicine

    Education/Degree :
    University of Iowa (PA-C); University of Arizona (PhD)

    Year Graduated :
    2007 (PhD); 2013 (MP

    Board Certification :
    National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

    How do you try to make a difference in the lives of your patients?

    Time is the one thing no one seems to have enough of, and most patients feel they don't get enough of when they go to the doctor's office.  Time is the most valuable commodity I can provide my patients, followed by knowledge.

    Professional Society Memberships :
    National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, American Academy of Physician Assistants

    Attributes Success To:

    I care for my patients as if they were a family member -- my own grandparent, father/mother; brother/sister; spouse; son/daughter.  I try not to forget what it feels like to be a patient -- as we are all patients, but sometimes we as providers forget what it feels like when we go to the doctor's office.

    Educating my co-workers and patients is a critical component of good patient care in my personal opinion.  I make it a point to try and teach a co-worker and each of my patients "some thing" each day.

    Place of Birth :
    Phoenix, Arizona

    Gender :

    Favorite Medical Journal :
    New England Journal of Medicine

    Hobbies/Sports :
    Spending time with my family, Backpacking, Cycling, Soccer, Tennis

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