Tracie Kortright, a native of Lancaster County, has been a physician assistant since 2001. After completing her high school education at Lampeter-Strasburg, she attended Lebanon Valley College, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with both a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Medical Psychology.

During her last two years of college, and an additional year following graduation, Tracie completed an independent research project on sepsis at Hershey Medical Center. Her research has been published in the medical journals Shock and The American Journal of Physiology.

Tracie’s research led her to pursue a physician assistant education at Saint Francis University where she received a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Sciences in 2001. After 4 years of assisting seven surgeons at Orthopedic Consultants in a wide range of orthopedic procedures, she teamed with Dr. Raymond Dragann in 2005. She has developed a special interest in joint replacement, shoulder arthroscopy and fracture care. Tracie is very excited to continue providing experienced physician assistant services in the clinic and operating room with Dr. Dragann at Lancaster Orthopedic Group.

Tracie is a member of the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants, the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery and is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.