Rick Kleinschmidt, MSPAS, PA-C
Rick Kleinschmidt, Physician Assistant, has been with ENT and Sleep Associates since February 2016. His clinical interests include formulating treatment plans for both pediatric and adult patients with ear, nose and throat concerns, as well as sleep related disorders.
Rick is a member of the Illinois Association of Physician Assistants (IAPA), the Society of Physician Assistants in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). He is a well-rounded professional focused on the care and satisfaction of his patients. Rick received his master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2011 and has been practicing in the otolaryngology specialty since 2012.
Prior to his work in ENT, Rick worked in family practice, urgent care and spent seven years as an EMT Paramedic. Rick is originally from southern Wisconsin, spent 16 years in southern Illinois and now enjoys living in the metro East with his wife and two children.
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