Professional Biographies

Andrea Thelen, PA-C

Primary Specialty: Urgent Care

Years With Optum: 6

  • Undergrad School: BS, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
  • Graduate School: MS, University of St. Francis, Albuquerque, NM
Previous Employment:

Lansing Urgent Care, Lansing, MI

Affordacare Urgent Care, Big Spring, TX

John D Archbold Memorial Hospital, Thomasville, Georgia

Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Albuquerque, NM

Santos Children’s Clinic, Frisco, Colorado

St. Lawrence Hospital Behavioral Health Services, Lansing, Michigan

Manzano Medical Group, Albuquerque, NM

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Advanced Care Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Basic Life Support

Why did you decide to live in Albuquerque?  Sunshine, friendly people, mountains and green chili

Family: 3 grown children, 1 dog and 1 grand dog

Swimming, cycling and walking my dog


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