Meet Peter A. Wheeler MS, PA-C


Peter, a native of New Hampshire received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from Plymouth State University. At Plymouth he earned the Eastern Athletic Trainers Scholarship. He furthered his studies in Sports Medicine at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. While at IU, he was the Graduate Assistant football trainer for the Liberty Bowl champion Hoosier football team. Peter went on to earn his degree as a Physician Assistant from Saint Francis University in Pennsylvania. He has over 29 years of experience in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He also served eight years as a Captain in the Connecticut Army National Guard. Peter lives in St. Augustine with his wife Sandra. They enjoy the beach, paddleboarding and kayaking. Peter and the rest of Dr. Rizk’s team is committed to providing quality orthopedic care and guiding you to a rapid and safe recovery.


  • Plymouth State University, Plymouth New Hampshire- Bachelor of Science.
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana- Master of Science
  • Saint Francis University, Loretto, Pennsylvania- Physician Assistant Studies.


  • Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Dr. Rizk and the staff were very knowledgeable and efficient in evaluating my knee. I feel confident in his ability to help me cope with my aging knee. He had just the right combination of humor and professionalism that made my experience pleasant.

Wanda H.


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