Physician Assistants Team
Michael Peters, PA-C
Michael Peters joined AOS in February 2010 to work full time with Dr. Farjo. He is involved in all aspects of patient care including clinical examinations, assisting in surgery and performing pre-operative physicals. He has a background in sports medicine and was a Certified Athletic Trainer for over 10 years before attending PA school at Wayne State University. He worked in the Emergency Departments of Detroit Receiving Hospital and Sinai-Grace Hospital before joining the AOS staff.
Chris Stuart, PA-C
Chris Stuart joined AOS in August 2013 to work full-time with Dr. Farjo. He is involved in all aspects of patient care including clinical examinations, assisting in surgery and performing pre-operative physicals. He has a background in sports medicine and was a certified athletic trainer for over 10 years prior to attending PA school at Wayne State University. He worked in sports medicine at the Detroit Medical Center and joint replacement surgery at Henry Ford Hospital before joining the AOS staff.
Jennifer Malloy, MPAS, PA-C
Jennifer joined Advanced Orthopedic Specialists in 2015 as an assistant with Dr. Loniewski. She is extremely well educated and qualified. She received her physician assistant degree from the renowned Stanford University and her masters of physician assistant studies from Andrew Taylor Still University. She has surgical experience in orthopedics, vascular surgery and wound care. Jennifer comes to us from the Stanford Foothills Primary Care Associate Program where she was the technical skill coordinator and clinical instructor focusing on clinical problem solving, evidence based medicine, community health projects and behavior medicine small groups. Jennifer strongly believes in forward thinking, organization and preparation for success in any situation. Her experience in educating students and patients as well as her desire to implement preventative, patient-centered care makes her a perfect fit for our practice. Jennifer is married with 2 children and they plan on living in Saline, Michigan.
Alyssa Zantello, PA-C
Alyssa Zantello joined AOS in May 2016 to work full time with Dr. Mihalich. She is involved in all aspects of patient care including clinical examinations and assisting in surgery. Alyssa received her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science from Cornerstone University in 2007 and worked as a physical therapy tech along with coaching volleyball and basketball prior to going back to school to become a physician assistant. She received her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Eastern Michigan University in 2016. Alyssa is an avid volleyball player and musician. With her passion for sports and coaching she strives to keep patients active and involved in the activities they enjoy.