Operating Privileges: Kent Hospital

A specialist in the treatment of the foot and ankle, Alishia Zyer earned her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Bryant University, prior to which she worked for two years as a dermatology medical assistant.

Alishia’s primary interests as a provider are patient care, education, and advocacy. She believes it is important for patients to have access to the best evidence-based medicine and to be able to incorporate their values and goals into their own treatment plans.

Outside of her work with Ortho Rhode Island, Alishia enjoys spending time outdoors and listening to science podcasts.


  • Undergraduate: Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Bachelor of Science in Zoology
  • Graduate: Bryant University, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies


Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Rhode Island Academy of Physician Assistants
  • NCCPA Certified