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Kasandra Botti, DO, FACEP


Dr. Kasandra Botti is an Emergency Medicine physician at Mount Nittany Medical Center, employed by Centre Emergency Medical Associates, a position she has held since 2003. She also serves as a Flight Physician for Geisinger’s Life Flight Services, and has held an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Penn State College of Medicine for the past two years.

Administratively, she serves as Medical Director for Mount Nittany’s Department of Emergency Medical Services and as Command Facility Medical Director for Mount Nittany Health. Dr. Botti is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and holds a pre-hospital physician license, as well.  She is certified as an instructor/provider of Advanced Cardiac and Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Dr. Botti received her medical degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, and completed her internship at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. 

Dr. Botti is a donor to Mount Nittany Health Foundation, has served on a Charity Ball committee three times, and currently serves on both the Steering Committee for the Campaign for Emergency Medicine and the Medical Staff Catastrophic Health Fund fundraising committee. Dr. Botti and her husband, Erich Kessinger, live in Boalsburg with their two children.