James Yoon, PA-C, received his Masters of Science in Physician Assistant from Southern California University of Health Sciences. James earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Before becoming a Physician Assistant, James worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for two years. He also served in the United States Army from 2004 to 2009 as a Cavalry Scout, deploying to Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2006 with the 10th Cavalry Regiment. He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant while serving in the 7th Cavalry Regiment in South Korea. At NuVation Pain Group, James is an integral member and believes in a multidisciplinary and holistic approach to patients suffering from chronic pain. He has special interests in orthopedic and regenerative therapies such as shoulder, hip, and knee pain. He also has special interests in advanced interventional techniques for spine injuries such as neck and low back pain. His goal is to provide non-opioid alternatives to patients while improving patient function and quality of life. In his free time, James enjoys going to the gym and spending time with his wife and son.