Elissa graduated in 2007 from SUNY in Brooklyn, NY with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. In 2003, Elissa graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pre-Med/Biology from Holy Cross; Worcester, MA. She is Board Certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants. Prior to joining Compass Medical, Elissa practiced for 4 years as a Physician Assistant with Orthopedic Group in Pawtucket, RI & Attleboro, MA. Additionally, Elissa practiced as a Physician Assistant for 3 years with Dr. Jeremy Stern of Sports Medicine and Orthopedics in North Dartmouth, MA.