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Rima Shaban

Physician Assistant

As a member of the VSI team, Rima fulfills the role of Physician Assistant with dedication and expertise. Working closely with our surgeons, she plays an essential part in each patient’s care journey. Rima’s approach to spine care revolves around building meaningful connections with patients, and fostering trust and rapport along the way. Originally from Kansas, she brings a strong Midwest work ethic and a warm charm to her role at VSI.

Beyond her professional responsibilities, Rima finds joy in exploring new destinations around the globe,. She immerses herself in different cultures, particularly through sampling local cuisines during her travels. An enthusiastic tennis player, Rima is committed to helping patients return to the activities they love, embodying her passion for restoring wellness.


  • Master of Science, Case Western Reserve University
  • Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences – Biomedical, Wichita State University, Magna Cum Laude


  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support/Basic Life Support


  • Licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine


  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants

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