Sarah Christensen, PA
Sarah Christensen joined the team as a physician assistant in August 2015. She attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah with both academic and musical scholarships and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2009. She then completed her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho in 2011. Prior to joining Rocky Mountain Associated Physicians, Sarah spent 3.5 years working in liver transplant, managing end-organ failure and post-transplant care. She is certified by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants.
Sarah assists Dr. Simper, Dr. McKinlay, and Dr. Paulk in the operating room as well as the clinical setting, assisting in all aspects of patient care in surgery and the office.
Sarah grew up in Boise, Idaho but relocated to Utah shortly after graduation. She enjoys music and plays the saxophone, piano, and guitar. Sarah loves to spend time traveling and lived in Moscow, Russia for several months volunteering at a local school.
Cathy – Practice Surgery Scheduler
Cathy is a certified Medical Assistant and assists patients in scheduling surgery and pre-operative education. She enjoys her job, and loves being able to schedule patients, and feel their excitement toward a new lifestyle. She also has the task of managing our busy surgeon’s schedules, but enjoys being one of the few that get to tell the doctors where to be. When Cathy isn’t planning everyone else’s time, she’s spending her time, skiing, gardening, or reading.
Becky – Medical Assistant / Education Program Coordinator
Becky enjoys working with patients and helping them through their weight-loss journey. She has two boys that she loves spending time with, along with her feisty kitten Tigger. Becky loves to travel, meeting new people, along with laughing and spending lots of time in the sun! Becky is our movie critic and always knows what movies to go see, just ask!
Kirsten – Medical Assistant
Kirsten has enjoyed every minute working with Rocky Mountain Associated Physicians, and getting to know patients. She loves to see the progress of each individual and the joy and smiles patients bring into the office. Kirsten loves working with the respected surgeons. She enjoys coming into work every day and enjoys working for such a great doctors.
Kirsten has her Associates Degree in Science and has worked as a CNA for many years. She finds great joy taking care of patients. When not at work, Kirsten loves spending time with her husband. They love to go camping, hiking, and spending their time in the mountains.