“As a health care practitioner I think the most important thing to consider when choosing a health care team is communication. Our goal is to allow patients to take an active role in their care and to work with them to achieve their treatment goals.”

“Being a Physician Assistant allows me to help patients to be well with an emphasis on educating. I have been blessed with many wonderful mentors, but remain most humbled by what patients have taught me through their experiences.”

Kris Pacheco MMS, PA-C is a Colorado native with over 25 years of experience in health care. She obtained her Master’s degree in Medical Sciences from St. Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of the Red Rocks Community College Physician Assistant Program and is board certified by the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants since 2003. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and an associate member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

Kris has enjoyed practicing as a Physician Assistant in the subspecialties of neurosurgery, ENT/skull base surgery and the rehabilitation of traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries for over 15 years.


Qualifications and experience

Brain and Nervous System - General Neurosurgery
St. Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania (2003)

Physician Assistant Studies
Red Rocks Community College Physician Assistant Program (2003)

Metropolitan State University (2000)