Anne Chapin, PA-C, is a certified physician assistant on the Reconstructive Plastic Surgery team at UW Medical Center and a UW teaching associate of Plastic Surgery in the department of plastic surgery.
Chapin sees patients in the clinic before and after surgery, performs tissue expansion and other procedures, assists in the operating room and performs nipple-areolar tattooing for breast reconstruction patients. She enjoys getting to know patients throughout their reconstructive process and being a resource for them and their families.
Chapin earned her master’s degree from the UW. Earlier she worked in a community hospital ER and was an EMT and firefighter in her community.
Chapin's scope of practice includes pre-and post-operative visits, clinic procedures including tissue expansion and nipple-areolar tattooing, and operating room assisting. Her research interests are patient education, patient satisfaction and process improvement. As a teaching associate, she helps train M.A.s, R.N.s, P.A.s and M.D.s.
In her free time Chapin enjoys trail running, baking, sailing and sewing.
Education and Training
MEDEX Northwest, University of Washington SOM
Medical education, 2011
Physician Assistant, 2011, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant