Josh Pfeiffer is Dr. Franko’s Physician Assistant. As a Physician Assistant-Certified, he is licensed to diagnose and treat illnesses, administer injections, perform office-based surgical procedures, and first assist in surgery, under the supervision of Dr. Franko.

Josh grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. He later graduated from A.T. Still University with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. He is a nationally certified physician assistant and licensed in the state of California.

Prior to working at East Bay Hand Medical Center, Josh worked as an EMT on an ambulance and in an emergency room both as an ER tech and PA.

After meeting his wife on a medical mission trip to Uganda, he moved to the Bay Area to be closer to her. Josh enjoys the great outdoors: he likes hiking, rock climbing, playing soccer, camping, traveling, art, trying new foods and most of all, spending time with his wife and new baby.