Brenda VanderWel grew up on a dairy farm in South Dakota and developed a love for science and medicine at a young age. She received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Dordt College and graduated with honors from University of Nebraska College of Medicine Physician Assistant Master’s program with a specialty in family medicine.
She has experience in rural family medicine, emergency room medicine and asthma and allergy. Her particular interests are urgent care, women’s health and primary care for all ages. She has lived in Colorado Springs with her husband Cor and three children the last 20 years. She enjoys gardening, piano and getting together with family and friends. She is board certified by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the Colorado PA Association and the American Physician Assistant Association.
Qualifications and experience
- Family Medicine, Primary Care, Urgent Care, Women's Health
Physician Assistant Studies
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Physician Assistant Program, Omaha, NE (1984)
Rocky Mountain Health Plan
UCHealth Plan Administrators
United Colorado Doctors Plan
Health First Colorado (Medicaid Adult)
Aetna Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage/Secure Horizons