John Kazen, PA-C
Holding the distinction of youngest person to be accepted into UTMB at Galveston’s physician’s assistant program at the age of 19, John Kazen has since been dedicated to family practice medicine throughout San Antonio for the past 42 years. John was among the first physician’s assistants to work in San Antonio and join a solo family practice clinic, and over the course of his trailblazing career, he has dedicated his time to mentoring, guiding, and educating future mid-level family practice providers while also serving as an associate professor for UTHSC at San Antonio’s Physician’s Assistant Program and as a preceptor in family practice medicine at the University of Texas Rio Grande. John also volunteers his time at various organizations, including serving as vice president of Bexar county’s PA society and as an advisor to the American Academy of Family Practice Physician’s Assistants. His work over the course of his tenure has garnered recognition as Preceptor of the Year numerous times over the past 15 years and as PA of the year in 2014. John also recently entered the Bexar County’s Physician’s Assistant Hall of Fame in 2017.