Erin Placette is a Southeast Texas native who graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with Honors. Erin received her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from UTMB. Erin has been working in Orthopedics since 2014. She is capable of providing care for acutely injured patients, often the same day, and likes to take an active approach to sports medicine. She is proficient in all aspects of patient care including ordering the proper diagnostic testing and providing appropriate treatment options such as injections or initiating physical therapy. Along with providing patients’ pre and post-operative care, Erin also assists Dr. McCulloch in surgery. Erin is active in physician assistant professional organizations including the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, American Academy of Physician Assistants, and Texas Gulf Coast Physician Assistant Association.