Raisa Matayev, PA-C received her BA, Cum Laude, in Spanish Language and Literature from Queens College-CUNY, Flushing, NY and her MS in Physician Assistant Studies from Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY. While at CUNY, Raisa was on the Queens College Dean’s List and received the Golden Key Honor Society Award for Excellent Academic Achievement and the Sigma Delta Pi, National Hispanic Society Academic Excellence Award.

Raisa has over four years progressive clinical experience in General Surgery and Oncology at Elmhurst Hospital Center, Elmhurst, NY where she was involved in direct patient care and clinical trials.

Raisa is fluent in Spanish, Russian, Uzbek and Bukharian.