ANGELA TROGUS, PA-C
Angela Trogus is a Physician Assistant born and raised in Katy, Texas. She swam for Katy Taylor High School then proceeded to Texas A&M University in College Station, TX for her undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science completed in 2008. While at A&M, she was active playing polo, managing the 30 head horse barn, and in leadership of Fish Camp. She also worked in event management for the Petroleum Engineering Department overseeing a training course/conference for hydraulic fracturing.
Upon graduation, she moved to Dallas where she attended the then ranked #7 in the nation University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center obtaining her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies in 2010. While excelling in her academics, she was awarded an international rotation spending 2 months studying emergency medicine in the rural community of Mount Isa, Australia. She particularly enjoyed her surgical subspecialty rotation in oncology leading to her first position as a licensed physician assistant at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer center in her hometown of Houston. Angela was active with public speaking including guest lecturing multiple times at the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, her alma mater, to department staff, and to the nursing department. She was a founding member of the Physician Assistant Mentorship Committee to internally promote and provide support for those interested in the physician assistant career path and, in 2014, was promoted to Mid-Level Supervisor overseeing breast, melanoma and sarcoma mid-level providers.
In 2014 she made the move to Canyon, Texas marrying her husband Michael and joined practice with Barnhill Sports Medicine. With Dr. Barnhill she transitioned her focus to orthopedics, sports medicine and subspecialty in arthroscopy for knees and shoulders. She also began an integral role facilitating care for West Texas A&M University including an on-site weekly clinic in addition to high school football game coverage. Upon Dr. Bill Barnhill’s retirement in 2019, she transitioned to Parker Sports Medicine where she enjoys the broadened clinical responsibilities.
She has 4 children ranging from daycare to college which occupy most of her time outside of clinic. She also enjoys being engaged in her church community and traveling. Angela believes connecting with her patients is critical for successful patient care with a passion for returning them to the field or lifestyle they previously enjoyed prior to injury.