Board certified in family medicine
Medical School: University of Washington
Deb Blakely, PA-C, was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. She became interested in practicing medicine by doing volunteer work after Hurricane Hugo in 1989. Deb worked in nursing for the Air Force and got her degree from the University of Washington as a Physician Assistant. After graduating, she worked for 10 years as a family practice provider, caring for patients of all ages and also taught physician assistant students during their clinical year of training. She has also worked in Internal Medicine for 7 years at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Deb has been caring for patients with both acute health concerns and those with various chronic diseases for 17 years. She has served on various committees, including the Patient Advisory Council and Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH).
Her clinical interests include hypertension, diabetes, preventive care, and orthopedic joint injections. She has relocated to Healdsburg to be closer to family and enjoys hiking and running in her spare time.