Amanda Comegys joined Luminis Health Orthopedics (previously OSMC) in July of 2014 as a Physician Assistant to Dr. Cyrus Lashgari and Dr. Alexander Shushan; Orthopedic Surgeons who specialize in the shoulder, elbow and hand. She has worked both in clinic and the OR assisting in patients' care and in 2016 transitioned to working with Dr. Lashagri exclusively focusing on the shoulder and elbow. In the fall of 2021 Amanda moved out of the OR and into a clinic role as one of our Arthritis Today providers where she manages the non-operative care for individuals suffering from hip and knee pain.
Prior to joining the practice, Amanda worked at Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital as an Inpatient Orthopedic Initiatives Physician Assistant where she assisted in taking care of total joint, spine and fracture patients. While at Good Samaritan she also helped in the implementation of new protocols to streamline care for patients with Sickle Cell Disease and assisted in teaching hospital staff about surgical procedures.
Amanda received an undergraduate degree in 2006 from Salisbury University in Respiratory Therapy. She worked at BWMC in the ER and ICU before attending PA School. She completed her physician assistant training in 2009 and earned a Masters of Medical Science from Saint Francis University in Loretto, PA. Upon completion of her PA training in 2009 Amanda has worked exclusively in the field of Orthopedics.