James Garrett, MPAS, PA-C | PCOM Georgia Faculty
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Department of Physician Assistant Studies 
Assistant Professor

James Garrett joined the Physician Assistant Program in June of 2019 and is a 2013 graduate of Texas Tech University Health Science’s Master of Physician Studies program.

Mr. Garrett has worked clinically in family practice, emergency medicine and urgent care medicine. Aside from practicing clinically, he has mentored high school and community college students considering a career in medicine. Additionally, he has served as a preceptor for physician assistant and nurse practitioner students.

Mr. Garrett is a nationally board certified physician assistant and licensed to practice medicine in the states of Georgia and Texas. He maintains clinical practice in urgent care medicine.


Master of Physician Assistant Studies - August 2013
Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Lubbock, TX

Bachelor of Science, Biology - December 2005
Magna Cum Laude
Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, GA


  • Faculty Scholar Award, Georgia State University
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars Award, Kennesaw State University
  • Ingram Scholar Award, University of West Georgia
  • W. Glenn Esslinger Scholarship for Academic Excellence in Chemistry, University of West Georgia


  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Georgia Association of Physician Assistants
  • Texas Academy of Physician Assistants