Zachary Kile PA-C comes to us after 25 years of multispecialty surgical and Interventional pain experience as an independent practitioner. He traveled the country for 12 years working and assisting in surgery for some of the most respected Surgeons in their fields from Orthopedics, Neuro, Cardiothoracic, General surgery and Trauma.
Zachary understands patient’s pain symptoms as he has had an injury that required a major lumbar surgery. His approach is to deeply understand and connect with his patients through trust, communication and compassion. Zachary firmly believes that patients can overcome their pain through simple interventional therapies and ultimately live happier, more productive lives.
Zachary was the recipient of Seattle Met’s Top Physician Assistant award in 2020. In his spare time Zachary enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, and anything outdoors.
Paul Schwartz PA-C, LAc received his BA in Anthropology and Creative Writing from the University of Arizona in 1992. After living in Taipei, Taiwan for five years, he and his wife, Raejune, moved to Austin where he attended AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine and earned his Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. In 2006, he and his partners opened Neighborhood Acupuncture Project, the first community acupuncture style clinic in Texas. In 2012 he moved to Seattle and pursued another path. By 2018 he graduated from the University of Washington’s Physician Assistant program with the goal of eventually practicing Integrative Medicine. He strongly believes in the benefits of combining the best of traditional systems with modern biomedical approaches to healing.
Warner Asch graduated from the University of Washington’s MEDEX Program with a Masters of Clinical Health Services. He has worked extensively in Family Practice and Urgent Care settings. Before becoming a PA, he worked as an EMT throughout the King and Snohomish county areas.
His professional interests include treatment of chronic pain conditions particularly of the neck and back, medication management, and fluoroscopic joint injections. He aims to be the type of clinician who can provide a sense of calm and trusted guidance about health.
In his spare time, he enjoys listening to music, taking walks, and camping.
Byron was born in Germany, and was raised in multiple locations, most prominently southwest Germany, northern New York, and central coast California. He earned his degree as a primary care adult gerontology nurse practitioner from Yale University in May 2021, with a strong emphasis in community care, neurology, and preventative medicine. Before becoming a nurse practitioner, his previous career involved luxury sales and marketing in California, as he completed his undergraduate degree at Northern Arizona University in Hotel and Restaurant Management.
Byron’s clinical interests include relieving chronic pain through routine exercise, steroid-based procedures, mindfulness techniques, and considering the patient’s entire medical profile. He also strongly believes that empathy, compassion, and active listening are integral to patient-provider relationships and patient well-being.
In his personal life, Byron greatly enjoys snowboarding in the winters, golfing in the summers, and challenging himself with local trivia nights in all seasons.