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Stephen Andreades, DHSc, MMS, PA-C

Stephen Andreades
Program Director, Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant - Ft. Lauderdale
(954) 262-1252

Dr. Andreades joined the faculty at Nova Southeastern University's Physician Assistant program in Ft. Lauderdale in April of 2013. He is a graduate from the Nova PA program class of 2008. After graduation, he practiced as a PA in Plantation and Hollywood, FL in Orthopedic surgery for 5 years providing office, surgical and hospital care. He has been adjunct faculty with Nova teaching musculoskeletal and assisting in surgical skills and procedures labs.  Dr. Andreades decided to move into academia in 2013 with the desire to teach and share knowledge he has gained from his clinical experience. He served as Clinical Director for several years before becoming Program Director in January of 2020. 

Dr. Andreades obtained his Bachelor's of Science in Exercise Science from Appalachian State University in 2004, followed by a Master of Science in Exercise Science from Appalachian State in 2005. He earned a Master of Medical Science degree from NSU upon completion of the Physician Assistant program in 2008, and in 2021 he earned a Doctor of Health Sciences degree from A.T. Still University.

He worked as an assistant and head swimming and water polo coach for elite athletes for over 20 years before deciding to switch careers. His current desire to teach in the classroom is attributed to his dedication and commitment to coach and teach athletes succeed at their highest abilities.

Dr. Andreades is instrumental in our orthopedic and musculoskeletal sections and surgical and procedure labs.  He also provides various lectures in different courses throughout the PA curriculum, including Clinical Pathophysiology, Clinical Medicine, and Physical Diagnosis.

Dr. Andreades lives in Broward County and enjoys swimming, water polo, snowboarding, and spending time with his family.

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