As a professional and skilled extension of Dr. Mazur, Jennifer brings a multi-boarded, multidisciplinary approach to patient care. She brings strong evaluation and treatment skills developed over the years as an Occupational Therapist, a Certified Hand Therapist and as a Physician Assistant. She has been collaborating with Dr. Mazur as a Physician Assistant in the care of the hand injured patient since 2011. Prior to that she collaborated with Dr, Mazur as a Certified Hand Therapist dating back to 1990.
Jennifer obtained her degree in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State in 1982 and started treating hand injured patients from her very first position in San Jose. She was elected to the American Association of Hand Therapist in 1986, and became a Nationally Certified Hand Therapist after passing the first qualifying examination in 1990. Following her quest for knowledge, she attended and graduated from Stanford Primary Care Associate Program in 1994. After spending time in Occupational Health and Family Practice, she returned to her primary interest in Orthopedic Hand Surgery with Dr. Mazur where she remains to this day.
When not busy with work, Jennifer is an avid Home Improvement DIY’er, furniture refinished, and is learning all about gardening. She loves hiking, traveling with her son Jaxon, long walks with her Beagle Molly, and recently dabbling in TaiChi and geriatric HipHop!