The Center for Spine and Orthopedics welcomes new physician assistant/surgical fellow, Kate Weisenborn. Kate graduated from Denver University with a bachelor’s degree in biology/cell physiology and a double minor in physics with an emphasis on medical physics and in chemistry. Previously, Kate studied in New Zealand for eight months.
Rocky Vista medical student Cecilia Nguyen began a rotation with CSO December 5, and will remain with the practice through December 23. Born and raised in Colorado, Cecilia attended Lakewood High School. Prior to medical school, she worked in a cardiovascular and pulmonary research lab as well as a FISH lab at the Cancer Center.…Details
Carol Ellis has trained horses, taught barrel racing clinics and competed in barrel racing for more than 40 years. As a self–employed business owner, she works hard, teaching from March through October. She also competes three to four weekends a month from February through November. Now, at age 69, she’s still not ready to quit…Details
The Center for Spine and Orthopedics (CSO) welcomes University of Kansas medical student Alex Roussos. Originally from Chicago, Alex is a third-year medical student who will complete a spine and orthopedic rotation at CSO from November 28 through December 23. Previously, Alex earned a Master’s Degree in physiology from the University of Michigan and a…Details
All of us at Center For Spine and Orthopedics want to wish both our patients and our community a wealth of reasons to celebrate gratitude during the Thanksgiving holiday. During this season of Thanksgiving, we recognize our good fortune in serving a community that is nationally recognized for its commitment to good health and a…Details
Ken Kirtley’s Story In 2008, prior to retiring from the United States Air Force after 25 years, Ken Kirtley was diagnosed with spondylolisthesis as the source of his chronic low back pain. At that time, he decided not to have surgery. “The procedure was much more invasive then,” Kirtley explains. For the next eight years,…Details