Rusty received his master’s degree in physician assistant studies from the Medical College of Georgia in 2010. He joined Georgia Bone & Joint in 2013 to assist Dr. Jack Powell, III, and has special interest in osteoporosis prevention. Rusty has vast experience in the field of physician assisting and prior to his arrival at Georgia Bone & Joint, worked as a PA for Piedmont Immediate Care, Team Health, The Schumacher Group, and others. He is also a certified paramedic and worked as a firefighter in Pike County for many years. He is affiliated with the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Georgia Association of Physician Assistants. He is very active and in his spare time enjoys golfing, fishing, hunting, playing baseball, and shooting archery with his children. Rusty and his family reside in Williamson, GA.