Conemaugh Physician Group - Cresson Welcomes Physician Assistant

March 5, 2019

Conemaugh Physician Group welcomes Amber Maruca, PA-C to its team. She will provide outpatient care at Conemaugh Physician Group – Cresson, the office of Dr. Donald Ratchford, located at 815 Second Street, Cresson, PA.

A native of Cambria County, Maruca is excited to return home to provide care for residents in her communities. “I enjoy providing continuity of care in family medicine,” she said. “I get to see patients on a regular basis, watch them progress over time, and work together to reach their health goals.”

Maruca gained interested in healthcare while watching her mom provide care as a nurse. “I did some job shadowing with my mom and she worked with a physician assistant. I liked the level of care the team was providing to help patients.”

Maruca earned her bachelor and master’s degrees in physician assistant sciences at Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA. She completed clinical rotations in specialties including family practice, internal medicine, OB / Gyn, pediatrics, emergency medicine, orthopedics, psychiatry, and surgery. She worked as a family practice physician assistant for 18 months in Huntingdon county before joining the Conemaugh team.

Appointments with Maruca may be made by calling (814) 886-2911.