Katie Pate, PA-C

Orthopedic Surgery

Katie grew up in Central Oregon and graduated from the University of Oregon in 2002 with a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science and was also a student athletic trainer.  She moved to Idaho and graduated from Spokane Falls Community College in 2012 with a degree in Physical Therapist Assistant studies and worked at Kootenai Health as a PTA in acute care Total Joint Rehabilitation, ICU and Cardiac Units.  She relocated to South Florida and worked as a PTA in a Level 1 Trauma Hospital and gained experience in Acute Orthopedics, Trauma Rehabilitation, Pediatric Orthopedics, Neuro, Cardiac and Surgical ICU’s.  She graduated with honors from Bethel University in Paris, Tennessee with her Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2021 and has returned to Coeur d’Alene Idaho with her husband to join OSSM.  In her free time, she and her husband enjoy SCUBA diving, traveling, boating and skiing.

Orthopedic Surgery


Bethel University




American Academy of Physician Assistants
Florida Academy of Physician Assistants
Tennessee Academy of Physician Assistants
Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery
Idaho Academy of Physician Assistants
American Physical Therapy Association