Cara Patten is the first Physician Assistant to join the Boston Spine group. In 2005, she earned a Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from Stonehill College in North Easton, MA. She continued on to receive a Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston, MA. Before coming to the Boston Spine Group in 2010, Cara worked as a Physician Assistant in orthopedics at Newton Wellsley Hospital.
In her leisure time, Cara enjoys running, spinning, dancing and traveling.