6340 Barnes Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80922
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Our medical group has proudly served the Pikes Peak region for over 70 years!
Carmen’s clinical education during her Master’s program included a variety of areas including Orthopedics, Women’s Health, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, and Emergency Medicine. After receiving her Masters, she worked in several Community Health Centers triaging, diagnosing, and treating patients for minor acute illnesses as well as providing some minor surgical procedures. Carmen’s previous achievements in work earned her a place as a Finalist for the Emerging Leader Award for Community Health Centers. She is bilingual in Spanish and is excited to bring her expertise to Optum’s Rockrimmon team. When she’s not working, Carmen enjoys spending time with her son and her husband. She also enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing and vacationing.
|2005||Masters of Physician Assistant Practice||Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California||Los Angeles, CA|
|2000||Bachelor of Arts, Biological Science||University of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA|
|2013 - Present||Physician Assistant||Optum|
|2006 - 2013||Physician Assistant||Peak Vista Community Health Center||Colorado Springs, CO|
|2005 - 2006||Physician Assistant ||East Valley Community Health Center||Pomona, CA|
|2006||Physician Assistant||South Central Family Health Center||Los Angeles, CA|