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Nate Pozniak

Physician Assistant

Nick graduated from Clarion University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of science degree in Biology in 2011 and then from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania with a Masters of Health Science in the Physician Assistant program.

Nick was a four year starter for the Division II Clarion University Golden Eagles. He earned ESPN first team Academic All-American status. He also received Daktronics 3rd team All-American and was a two time PSAC West All Conference player. Nick was also a State Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete all four years.

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  • NCAA Division II Football Four Year Starter
  • Scholar Athlete Recognition, for athletic performance and High honors all four years.
  • ESPN First Team Academic All American

Brian Reid

Physician Assistant

Brian graduated with a B.S. in Environmental Science from Penn State University in 1996.  He worked as an environmental scientist for a private consulting firm through 2000.  Brian then moved to Montana in 2000, eventually doing post-baccalaureate studies at the University of Montana in health sciences.  He worked as an EMT at Kalispell Medical Center in Montana before coming back to Pennsylvania for enrollment into the PA program at Lock Haven University.  He graduated and became a licensed Physician Assistant in 2014 and has been practicing with Martin and Suhey Orthopedics since graduation.

Brian enjoys playing ice hockey in a local men's league.  He also coaches youth hockey teams in the Altoona, PA area.  Brian also enjoys skiing, mountain biking, hiking, and spending time with his family.

For more detailed information, see Brian Reid's curriculum vitae

Choose well.

At Martin & Suhey Orthopedics, our beliefs guide our every interaction with our patients, and create a foundation for helping children and adults live full and active lives.

  • We believe in the critical importance of the doctor-patient relationship.
  • We believe in listening.
  • We believe in taking the time needed to fully understand an ailment and to anticipate the consequences of a treatment.
  • We believe that every case is unique and one-size-solutions don’t fit all.
  • We believe in doing everything possible to ensure a better quality of life for our patients.
  • We believe in the healing power of orthopedics and sports medicine.

Physician Assistants

Nate earned a bachelor of science in kinesiology at Penn State and a master of health science in the Physician Assistant Program at Lock Haven University. Nate was an NCAA Division I wrestler for four years and he was honored with the Academic Excellence Award for Student Athletes each year.

Nate was selected for the Pi Alpha National Physicians Assistant Honor Society, and was recognized with the Academic Excellence Community Service Award.

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  • NCAA Division 1-A Wrestling
  • Academic Excellence Award for Student Athletes, 4 years
  • Pi Alpha National Physicians Assistant Honor Society
  • Academic Big Ten, 2 years
  • Academic Excellence Community Service Award

Nick Sipes

Physician Assistant