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Jon Verceles is a board-certified physician assistant with clinical interests in general orthopaedics and sports medicine.

Jon completed his bachelor’s in physiological science at the University of California at Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, and obtained his master’s in physician assistant studies at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California. Jon brings over 15 years of experience to WakeMed. Before becoming a member of the WakeMed family, Jon worked as a physician assistant in orthopaedics and urgent care facilities. Jon is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery (PAOS), and holds certification with the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (DOT).

Jon firmly believes the health care provider and the patient are partners. He feels that it is his role to honestly educate and guide patients, to the best of his ability, so they are empowered to make an informed decision on their health. Outside of work, Jon enjoys watching and playing sports, cooking and fishing. Jon also has a passion for traveling and experiencing different cultures around the country and the world.

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Provider Type: 
Advanced Practice Practitioner
  • Undergraduate Degree: University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA (Physiological Science)

  • Masters: Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA (Physician Assistant Studies