Phillip Karsen, P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant

  • Sports Medicine
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Tempe, AZ
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  • Clinical management of foot and ankle conditions
  • Recovery of the athlete after injury
  • Strength and conditioning of the athlete
  • Sports Medicine Coverage for Liberty High School – (2019-present)

Personal Interests

Phillip is a Physician Assistant with specialty training in orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Central Michigan University in 2010. After graduation he joined the United States Air Force and started working in primary care. In 2015, he completed a fellowship in orthopedic surgery and started working in orthopedics. While active duty, he held many leadership and executive roles. In 2019, he left active duty and started working at Mayo Clinic Arizona. He continues to be active in the military, serving in the Arizona Air National Guard. Phillip works with Dr. Karan Patel, M.D. and is interested in all sports injuries and trauma.

Undergraduate Studies

Central Michigan University – Mount Pleasant, MI

Medical School

Central Michigan University – Mount Pleasant, MI


Wright Patterson Air Force Base/Wright State University – Dayton, OH

  • Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Arizona State Association of Physician Assistants
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants – board certification
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications – Orthopedic Surgery

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