Our Providers

Dr. Andrew Bush, MD, FAAOS, FACS, CWSP

Dr. Andrew Bush, MD, FAAOS, FACS, CWSP

Education:

New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ,
Degree: Medical Doctor
9/1985—6/1989

Rutgers University, Newark College of Arts & Sciences
Newark, NJ
Degree: BA, Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude
8/1981—6/1985

Orthopaedic Residency:
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, NJMS
University Hospital, Newark, NJ
8/1989—6/1995

Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1997
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Re-certified 2007

Professional Memberships:
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Member, North Carolina Medical Society
Member, Wake County Medical Society

Dr. Bush lives in Chapel Hill with his wife, a psychiatrist, and their three children. He has served as team physician for local high school athletic programs and speaks frequently on various orthopaedic topics in community outreach. Doctor Bush enjoys the culinary arts and pursuing his musical interests, playing the guitar, in particular.

Keven Pilecki, PA-C

Keven Pilecki, PA-C

Education:

D’Youville College
Buffalo, NY
Degree: BS Physician Assistant Studies

State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo NY
Degree: BS Medical Technology

Certifications:
NCCPA, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Professional Memberships:
The American Academy of Physician Assistants
North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
Interests: Youth athletics

Kevin is a native of Buffalo, NY. He completed his undergraduate studies at D’Youville College, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies and obtained his NCCPA certification in June, 1995. He also earned a BS degree in Medical Technology from The State University of New York at Buffalo in 1985. Mr. Pilecki moved here in 2000 from Clarence NY. Prior to joining Central Carolina Orthopaedic Associates he had been employed for 12 years as a PA in Occupational Medicine dealing primarily with musculoskeletal injuries and has over 20 years experience in health Care. Kevin is married, and has 3 children. He enjoys carpentry, fishing and youth athletics.

Anna Knowles, PA-C

Anna Knowles, PA-C

Education:

Trevecca Nazarene University
Nashville TN
Degree: MS In Medicine in Physician Assistant Studies; 8/2012

Grove City College
Grove City, PA
Degree: BS in Molecular Biology, 5/2009

Certifications:
NCCPA, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants BLS
ACLS
PALS

Anna is originally born in Ohio but was raised in South Florida. She received her bachelors from Grove City College and then moved to Nashville, TN to complete her Physician Assistant studies at Trevecca Nazarene University. She was drawn to North Carolina because of its proximity to both the ocean and the mountains. As a new resident, she is learning the importance of adopting a basketball team and is currently accepting suggestions. She also enjoys traveling, trying new food and getting outside for a run. Anna is married and has a beautiful baby girl born in October 2016.

Michael Zigler, PA-C

Michael Zigler, PA-C

Education:

Gannon University
Erie, PA
Degree: Masters of Physician Assistant Science; 8/2010

Certifications:
NCCPA - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
BLS
ACLS

Mike was born and raised in northwestern Pennsylvania where he attended physician assistant school at Gannon University in Erie, PA and worked as a surgical physician assistant for 8 years in Pittsburgh, PA. Mike and his wife relocated to North Carolina in late 2018 when his wife accepted her dream job at Duke University. Mike and his family have enjoyed exploring all of what North Carolina has to offer, most specifically the quick drive to the ocean. Mike is married with two beautiful girls ages four and one.

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