Tana Ciavarella graduated from the University of Osteopathtic Medicine and Health Sciences, Des Moines, Iowa in 1998. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Physician Assistant studies. After graduation, she worked in the operating room assisting in a variety of surgical cases including general, vascular, trauma, plastics, OB/GYN, and neurology. Tana has been practicing as a physician assistant in the Bismarck area since 1999 specializing in general orthopaedic problems. She joined The Bone & Joint Center in April of 2015, and has a special interest in upper extremities, including shoulders, hands and elbows. She will also see general orthopaedic problems.