Amy Hancock, PA-C, is a Physician Assistant specializing in Pain Management at United Physician Group. With three offices in Piedmont, Myrtle Beach, and Spartanburg, South Carolina, patients can choose the United Physician Group locations nearest them.
Amy’s lifelong passion for healthcare began in her late teens while working as a nurse’s aide. Her interest in nursing found her graduating as a Licensed Practical Nurse from the College of the Desert in Palm Desert, California.
Next, she returned to her home state of Pennsylvania. She spent the next 20 years working as an LPN in various settings, including nursing homes, family practice, and internal medicine.
Her desire to further her career by becoming a physician assistant led Amy back to school. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in physician assistant studies at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
In 2002, Amy took a physician assistant position in pain management and soon recognized her knack for the specialty. She says her longevity in the field echoes her appreciation for pain management and her desire to help others.
Amy is an American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) member. She enjoys visiting the beach, reading, hiking, and traveling when not working. However, spending time with her family remains at the top of her list.