Michael was employed as a paramedic for 18 years before returning to school to become a Physician Assistant.  He relocated to Arizona and joined Dr. Leon Driss’s internal medicine practice in the summer of 2013.

Michael currently lives in Pinetop.  During his free time, he enjoys hiking, camping, Jeeping, playing guitar and hanging out with his dog, Job.  His favorite sport is football (Go Packers and Hawkeyes!)  In the past, Mike  raced cars with the Sports Car Club of America.

Recently, Michael has joined Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Arizona and is currently a Big Brother to a 13 year old boy.

Background — Michael Sassmann PA-C

  • Attended Crafton Hills College in  Yucaipa, CA and graduated with an Associate of Sciences in Emergency Medical Services, May 2001
  • Attended University of Redlands in Redlands, CA and graduated with a Bachelor of Sciences in Business and Administration Management, May 2004
  • Attended Saint Frances University in Loretto, PA and graduated with a Master of Physician Assistant Sciences, May 2010.