DSC_7051-3-smallKatie Franko is a certified physician assistant (PA).  She grew up in Colorado Springs, CO and studied at the University of Colordao, Boulder followed by PA school at Midwestern University in Arizona.  Before joining East Bay Hand Medical Center, Katie spent six years working at the University of California, San Diego as an abdominal transplant PA, managing patients in the ICU as well as in the operating room.  Katie brings a high level of experience managing complex patients and ensuring that all patients are compassionately cared for during their visit.

When not at work, Katie is a busy mother of two boys.  She enjoys hiking, running, and spending time outside.