Iva "Mikki" Milgrim, PA-C

Ms. Milgrim graduated with a Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Her qualifications include 7 years of experience as a Physician Assistant also touting several certifications such as Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider.

Experienced with working under pressure, Ms. Milgrim has also had training in Tactical Combat Medical Care where she learned hemorrhage control, airway management, torso trauma, and overall maintenance of trauma victims while waiting for delayed evacuation. She has been a Battalion Physician Assistant and Primary Care Manager for upwards of 800 Soldiers in garrison and over 1500 soldiers and coalition forces while deployed with the 4/25 Airborne Division, Brigade Special Troops Battalion.

With deep knowledge of current medical standards, diagnosis, imaging, pharmacology and treatment options, she is in a unique position to render exceptional care.

Ms. Milgrim has performed procedural interventions such as trigger point injections, peripheral nerve blocks and intraarticular joint injections. She has also provided first-assist duties in the OR and assisting with spinal procedures such as laminectomies, foraminotomies, discectomies and fusions.

Before working in the surgical arena, she was trained for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners to complete Department of Transportation physical evaluations for Commercial Driver Licenses nationwide. Prior to becoming a Physician Assistant, she was a drill sergeant (a primary training instructor responsible for turning civilians into soldiers) for the United States Army School of Music, mentor of over 300 solider musicians, and a professional saxophone player with performances in places like Germany, Italy, and France.

A mother of two, wife, and US Army veteran, Ms. Milgrim specializes in leadership roles and one-on-one interactions with patients. In her extensive experience, she has evaluated post-operative patients, performed routine follow up visits, recommended therapeutic intervention as needed, and conducted all comprehensive histories and physicals for her clients.

In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, cooking, gardening, and caring for her two Pembroke Welsh Corgis and Husky mix. She takes pride in providing positive, inspired, and clinically appropriate medical services.


EDUCATION:

  • Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (2009)
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 
  • Bachelor of Science (2008)
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (2004)
    Saint Leo College, Norfolk, Virginia 
  • Associate of Science in Psychology (2001)
    Harford Community College, Bel Air, Maryland

ADDITIONAL MEDICAL EDUCATION & TRAINING:

  • Tactical Combat Medical Care Course (April, 2010) Ft Sam Houston, TX
  • National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (October, 2013) Fairbanks, AK
  • US Army Emergency Medicine Prep Course (2012 Afghanistan)

LICENSURES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider
  • Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers 
  • National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants

 


To schedule an appointment or contact the care team directly, call:

907-249-5544