One Mercado Street, Ste. 200 Durango, CO 81301

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Kim Byrd, PA-C

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Ms. Kim Byrd joined Spine Colorado as a Physician Assistant in December 2016.

Ms. Byrd attended Eastern New Mexico University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and emphasis in Biomedical Science. She received her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of New Mexico. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is licensed in both Colorado and New Mexico.

Ms. Byrd began her career with the University of New Mexico Cancer Center where she aided in the outpatient management of surgical patients with gastrointestinal, breast, and skin/soft tissue cancers. She then transitioned to the Plastic, Burn and Reconstructive Surgery department where she served as a surgical First Assist on cases involving breast reconstruction, limb salvage via local and free tissue transfer utilizing microsurgical techniques, debridement and skin grafting of burns, maxillofacial traumas, and a wide variety of cosmetic procedures.

Kim comes from an active/adventurous family and will rarely be found idle. She enjoys a multitude of activities such as bodybuilding, snowboarding, yoga, hunting/fishing, riding her motorcycle, and travel.