John Nightingale, PA-C

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John Nightingale, PA-C

Personal Biography:

Certified Physician Assistant John Nightingale graduated from Pacific University with a master's degree in physician assistant studies in 2011. Before that, he taught exercise science courses at Brigham Young University – Idaho, where he also graduated with a bachelor's degree in exercise science in 2008. He received an associate's degree in paramedicine in 1999 from Ricks College.

John is a bilingual (Spanish speaking), and works in orthopedic surgery at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital since 2011. Previously, he worked in Reno, Nevada, as a critical care paramedic for Washoe Medical Center, Careflight and REMSA from 1999 to 2007. 

He loves football, wrestling and track. He also engages in running, a marathon (once and never again), half marathons, 5Ks and 10Ks with his wife and four children. He loves the outdoors and actively participates with a local Cub Scout and Boy Scout Troop. 

Medical Education and Training:

Bachelor's degree: Brigham Young University
Master's degree: Pacific University
Board certification: Physician assistant



  • Orthopedics
    Orthopedics is the medical specialty that treats deformities or functional impairments of the bones and joints and associated muscles and ligaments. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital conditions. More details...