Lauryn Borgschulte, PA-C

Lauryn is a 2011 graduate of The University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. She received her Masters of Science Physician Assistant studies from UAB in 2013. We’re so happy to have her as a part of Dr. Booker’s clinic and surgery team!

Ashley Prichard, PA-C

Ashley received her bachelors from Auburn in 2009 and her masters from the University of South Alabama in 2011. She joined Southlake Orthopaedics in 2013 and works with Dr. Bonatz, specializing in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.

Ashley is an active participant with the UAB Hand Fellowship program and with local journal clubs. She plays a vital role in pre-operative management, surgical care, and the postoperative recovery process for our patients. We’re so proud to have her as a part of our team!

Megan Duda, PA-C

Megan is a 2011 graduate of Wake Forest University with a Bachelors of Science in Health and Exercise Science. She received her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2015. We’re proud to have her as a part of Dr. Kirchner’s clinic and surgery team!

Lauren Bohorfoush, PA-C

Lauren Bohorfoush, PA-C is Dr. William Krauss’ physician assistant. Lauren is a 2010 graduate of Auburn University in Psychology. She received her Masters of Science Physician Assistant studies from Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA in 2014.

Katie Jo Roy, PA-C

Katie Jo Roy, PA-C is Dr. CJ Talbert’s physician assistant. Katie Jo is a 2010 graduate of Auburn University in Health and Exercise Science. She received her Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant studies from Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Harrogate, TN in 2015.

Lauren Bannon, PA-C

Lauren is a 2008 graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Masters of Science in Physician Assistant studies. Lauren comes to our team through her association with Dr. Heck’s spine practice. She has been in the orthopaedic field for the past nine years. We’re proud to have her as a part of Dr. Heck’s clinics and surgery team.

Caroline Stadler, PA-C

Join us in welcoming Caroline to our PA team here at Southlake Orthopaedics. She completed undergraduate studies at Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina and finished her Master’s of Science in Physician Assistant studies at University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2015. Caroline brings a wealth of experience to our Southlake family from inpatient hospital settings, pain management and family practice. Caroline will be working alongside Dr. Smith in the clinic and with his surgery schedule. We are excited to have her as a new team member to us at Southlake!

Micah Morgan, CRNP

Dr. William Craig has brought to his clinic team, Micah Morgan. Micah is a Certified Nurse Practitioner who will be seeing patients in Dr. Craig’s specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehab. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama Birmingham in 2016. She has many years of nursing experience from UAB and in the field of gastroenterology.

An interesting fact about Micah is her passion for marathon running. She is an Ultra Runner. Last summer, Micah conquered the Badwater 135 ultramarathon from Death Valley to the summit of Mt. Whitney in California. Clocked in at 30 hours and 9 minutes, she finished third in the female division and ninth overall.

When Micah isn’t working or running a marathon, she enjoys family time, listening to music and Broadway shows. Join us in welcoming Micah to our Southlake team!

Emily Southall, PA-C, ATC, LAT

Dr. Blum welcomes Emily to his medical team. Emily will assist Dr. Blum in surgery as well as in his clinic schedule. She is a recent graduate of the Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She also completed a Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from Waynesburg University in Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Dr. Blum’s team, Emily worked as a Physician Assistant in the Trauma Burn Intensive Care Unit at University of Alabama Birmingham. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteer work and the sport of soccer.

Rachel Ragland, PA-C

Welcome Rachel to the Southlake Orthopaedics team! Rachel will be seen in clinic and surgery with Dr. Dewey Jones. Rachel learned after many medical mission trips, shadowing, and serving 10 weeks as an intern at a hospital in Honduras, she wanted to be a physician assistant. She finished a Master of Science in Medicine, Physician Assistant Studies from Trevecca Nazarene University located in Nashville, Tennessee, August 2018. She also holds of Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Auburn University. In addition to her medical skills, Rachel also has a love for playing musical instruments including piano, violin, and the guitar.

Catherine Smith, PA-C

Southlake Orthopaedics welcomes Catherine to the Physician Assistant team! Catherine will be seen in clinic and surgery with Dr. Bonatz. She brings much experience to Dr. Bonatz’ team through her previous work in orthopaedics and with inpatient hospital work. Catherine completed her undergraduate studies at University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2014 with an emphasis in Biology. She went on to complete her Physician Assistant Studies Program in 2017 from University of Arkansas for Medical Services, Little Rock, Arkansas. When Catherine is not working she also enjoys volunteering with community activities. Join us in welcoming her to the Southlake team!

Rachel Goodwin, PA-C

Join us in welcoming Rachel to our PA team here at Southlake Orthopaedics. She completed her undergraduate studies in Biomedical Science at Auburn University in 2014. She then went on to finish her Master’s of Science in Physician Assistant studies at University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2018. Rachel brings a wealth of experience to our Southlake family from working previously in orthopaedics and Emergency Departments. Besides a busy work schedule, Rachel is also involved in her community through her church ministries children’s programs and serving with an urban youth group mentor program. Rachel will be working alongside Dr. Kirchner in clinic and with his surgery schedule. We are excited to have her on the Southlake team!

Sydney Cork, PA-C

Welcome Sydney to the Southlake Orthopaedics team! Originally a Nashville native, Sydney now calls Birmingham home. Sydney will be seen in clinic and surgery with Dr. Michael Smith. She graduated with a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Cumberlands. She also completed a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with a minor in Nutrition and Dietetics from Samford University.

In her spare time Sydney loves going kayaking, listening to music, and attending as many Zumba classes as possible.