Kimberly Petrila, PA-C

Kim Petrila has been a practicing Physician Assistant since 2008. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology at the University of Texas and then went on to complete her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of North Texas in Fort Worth. Kim worked in orthopedic surgery for five years in Fort Worth before moving to Corpus Christi in 2014, and joining the Coastal Orthopedics team in December 2017. In all Kim Petrila has over 7 years of orthopedic experience!



University of Texas, Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology, 2003

Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, College of Psychology; Corpus Christi, TX, 2000

Physician Assistant SCHOOL:

University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth 2008



Clinical Instructor in Family Practice Residency Program at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio


Professional LICENSURE:

Texas Medical Board PA05792

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, board certified May 2008, re-certification completed in 2014; 

Texas Department of Public Safety; registered DPS/ DEA provider; current


professional experience:

9/2015-2018     Certified Physician Assistant, internal medicine. Ideal Internal Medicine; Corpus Christi, TX

2/2015-9/2015 Certified Physician Assistant, urgent care. Coastal Bend Urgent Care; Corpus Christi, TX.

7/2009-3/2014 Certified Physician Assistant, orthopedic surgery.  Cleburne Orthopedics & Sports Medicine; Cleburne, TX.

7/2008-7/2009 Certified Physician Assistant, Family Medicine HealthFirst Medical Group; Azle, TX

5/2006-5/2008 University of North Texas Health Science Center; Fort Worth, TX. Office of Academic Support Services.

7/2000-5/2003 Children’s Hospital of Austin; Austin, TX. Clinical assistant for PACU and OR.