Orthopedic Associates of Middletown Physician Assistants

Erika Skinnon, P.A.-C.

Lead Physicians Assistant

Erika was raised in Southington, CT. She graduated from the University of Delaware with a BA degree in Biology (Pre-Medicine) in 2000. She was a scholarship athlete on the women's soccer team at Delaware. She completed a BS degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Touro College in New York in 2004. She completed a Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska in 2007. She has worked in Orthopedics her entire career. She has worked in several private practices and hospitals in the area. She enjoys joint replacement surgeries. She enjoys traveling, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends.

Brian Beltrani, P.A.-C., ATC

Brian was born and raised on Long Island, NY. He graduated from Marist College in 2010 with a B.S. in Athletic Training. He then went on to pursue his masters at Stony Brook University and graduated in 2014 as a Physician Assistant. Brian currently resides in Rocky Hill and in his free time enjoys exploring the great outdoors, running, golfing, playing sports and rooting for his favorite sports teams. Please extend your warmest OAM greetings when you meet him.

Tammy D. Gaines, P.A.-C.

Tammy Gaines was raised in Middletown, CT. She graduated from Middletown High in 1993. She continued her studies at Western CT State University in Danbury CT where she graduated with a Bachelors of Art. She then attended Daemen College in Amherst New York where she graduated with a Certificate of Physicians Assistant, Masters of Science/Bachelors of Art. She loves spending time with her family, reading and working out.

Melissa Czako, P.A.-C.

Melissa was raised in North Haven, CT. She attended Springfield College for her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 2008 and Master of Science in 2009 with a Physician Assistant Certificate. After working in the Emergency Department, she transitioned to Orthopedic Surgery in 2013. Melissa enjoys running, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Danielle St. Onge P.A.-C

Danielle was born and raised in Southbridge, MA. She graduated in 2012 from UConn with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She continued her studies at MCPHS in Boston where she received a Master of Physician Assistant Studies. She enjoys playing sports, hiking, traveling and spending time with friends and family.