Central California Faculty Medical Group (CCFMG) and its University Centers of Excellence are now Inspire Health Medical Group.

Gina Castanares, PA-C


Gina Castanares is a certified physician assistant specializing in orthopaedic care.

She began her educational career at San Diego State University earning a Bachelor of Science in food and nutrition. Gina then attended the University of California, San Diego, to earn a master’s degree in advanced studies leadership of healthcare organizations. She then earned a second master’s degree in physician assistant studies at Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland.

During her time at Oregon Health & Science University, Gina completed clinical rotations in orthopaedic surgery, trauma and general surgery, Mohs micrographic surgery, and cardiology.

She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Education and Training

  • Master of Physician Assistant Studies – Oregon Health & Science University – Portland, OR
  • Masters of Advanced Studies, Leadership of Healthcare Organizations – University of California, San Diego – La Jolla, CA
  • Bachelor of Science, Food and Nutrition – San Diego State University– San Diego, CA

Licensure & Certifications

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • California State Physician Assistant License