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Clay Buzbee

Patrick Clay Buzbee, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Patrick Clay Buzbee, PA-C


Clay Buzbee returns to Spine Team Texas as a Physician Assistant for our Southlake Clinic. Clay originally worked for Spine Team Texas for over ten years before stepping away to do independent contracting. Prior to his time in practice, Clay obtained bachelor’s degrees in Biomedical Science, from Texas A&M University, and in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. 

Prior to his time with Spine Team Texas, Clay worked for the Orthopedic Institute of Texas and the Cardiovascular Associates of East Texas. Clay is affiliated with the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants and is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Education + Specialties


  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX  Aug. 2000
    Bachelor of Science, Physician Assistant Studies
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 1997
    Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Science


Professional Experience

  • JBuz, PLLC-Independent Contractor 4/2013-present
  • Spine Team Texas, PA 6/2004-4/2015
  • Orthopedic Institute of Texas 11/2001-6/2004
  • Cardiovascular Associates of East Texas 1/2000-11/2001


Professional Licensure and Certifications

  • Texas Physician Assistant License – 2000
  • Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants – 2000
  • Special Recognition in Surgery by the NCCPA – 2000


Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants 1998-Present
  • Texas Academy of Physician Assistants 1998-Present

Research Studies

  • Stryker Spine Protocol XXXXX Intervetebral Disc:
    For the treatment of radicular symptoms associated with loss of disc height, disc/
    osteophyte complex, or herniated disc of the cervical
  • Nuvasive Creative Spine Technology Protocol XXXXX:
    Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) evaluation of radiographic and
    patient outcomes.
  • Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Protocol XXXXX:
    A prospective, randomized, controlled pivital clinical investigation of “XXXX”
    spinal stabilization system in patients with lumbar degenerative disc disease.

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For a while, the only place Tom Winders could get a decent night’s sleep was on his living room love seat, where he could position his back just right. That’s when he knew something had to be done.
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