Kristina Kirchner received her undergraduate degree and master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies at The University of Kentucky. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). She has worked in a variety of medical specialties including cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, hand surgery, upper extremity orthopaedics and otolaryngology. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the Society of Physician Assistants in Otorhinolaryngology, as well as the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She resides in Northern Kentucky with her husband and two children.