Kendel Gordon is an NCCPA certified Physician Assistant and is licensed by the Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants. She moved to Arizona from Birmingham, Alabama seven years ago. She has a diverse background in medicine starting with working as a paramedic early on. After a year abroad in Darmstadt Germany working as a bartender for an officer’s club located on the US army base. She went on to study pre-med and studio arts graduating Cume Laude at Birmingham Southern College. She graduated physician assistant school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham with extensive dual training in both medicine and surgery. During her surgical training, she acted as first surgical assist in various surgeries including general, orthopedic, plastics and cardiothoracic. She went on to work in emergency medicine, urgent care and multidisciplinary arenas focusing on non-narcotic pain management. She has had the privilege of working with physicians over the years in traditional medicine as well as naturopathic medicine learning techniques and unique approaches to pain.

She deeply cares about her patients and wants them to use their gifts, reach their potentials and enjoy life to the fullest.

Outside of Backfit, Kendel is recognized as an accomplished artist. She has had several commissions including a large plane painting located at Set Jet terminal at Scottsdale Airport. She enjoys spending time with her two witty teenage children. She also enjoys paddle boarding, hiking, and swimming. She loves to try new things and travel when the opportunity presents.

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