As a physician assistant, Paul augments the clinical practice by working in collaboration with physicians in managing a patient's care in both the hospital and clinical settings. He is a native of Portland and attended the Oregon Health and Science University Physician Assistant Program. He then received his Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from the University of Nebraska, with an emphasis in cardiology.
Since 2000, he has worked with cardiac surgery, general cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology patients. He enjoys helping patients with cardiac arrhythmias, heart failure, and those with pacemakers and internal cardiac defilbrillators.