Meet our provider, Amanda Matje, PA-C!

Meet Amanda. She is a Physician Assistant with Northern Arizona Orthopaedics and cares for patients in the Hand Center, inside the Summit Center. Amanda has a deep and wide breadth of knowledge surrounding the specialty of Hand and Upper Extremity care and appreciates helping treat patients as though they are family. We thought it would be fun to learn a little more about this exceptional and compassionate NAO provider!

HOMETOWN?  Flagstaff! Born and raised!

BUCKET LIST ITEM? To attend cooking school in Italy

FAVORITE QUOTE?  “But still, like air, I’ll rise. – Maya Angelou

IF YOU COULD MEED ANYONE? My Great-Grandma Frances, she was my moms’ favorite and I’m named after her.

WHEN YOU’RE NOT WORKING? I’m leading Girl Scouts, being a proud mom, playing volleyball, skiing, snowboarding,  playing volleyball, hiking, biking, gardening, camping, rafting, painting, mushroom hunting, crafting, restoring furniture, antiquing, or traveling.


WHAT IS SOMETHING ABOUT YOU MOST DON’T KNOW?  I have two dwarf goats who like to jump on the trampoline.

CARE PHILOSOPHY AT NAO?  I treat people like I would like to be treated. Whether I’m giving an injection, putting on a cast or recommending a surgery, I try to put myself in my patients’ shoes and do what I would want done for myself. This helps me give everyone the best care possible!

















































To read Amanda’s professional biography, click here.