Ken Norris, PA-C, graduated with a Bachelors of Science from the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Surgical Physician Assistant Program.
First employed by Atlanta's Peachtree Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons in 1992, Norris routinely worked as a PA (board-certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants) at St. Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta, Piedmont Hospital and Atlanta Medical Center. He then moved to Knoxville, TN, where he worked with East Tennessee Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Group.
In 2002, he came back to Gainesville, GA, where he helped start the Ronnie Green Open Heart Surgery Program at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. In 2006, he moved to Nashville, TN, where he worked for Vanderbilt Heart.
Norris relocated to Lawrenceville in 2012 to help start the Strickland Heart Center at Northside Hospital Gwinnett.