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Kristen Geiger, md

Dr. Kris Geiger is board certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Sports Medicine.

About Kristen Geiger

Dr. Kris Geiger grew up in Wisconsin, attending college and medical school at the University of Wisconsin. She initially moved to Colorado to seek out some new adventures in the mountains and to complete her pediatrics residency at University of Colorado.

As part of her pursuit of passion for the active and outdoor lifestyle, she then moved to Minneapolis for her Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, then returned to Colorado to launch her medical practice.

Dr. Geiger worked dual jobs in pediatric emergency medicine and pediatric orthopedics with a private group in Denver 18 years before coming to Boulder Medical Center.

She is very active with her husband and 2 young boys, trying to keep up with them cycling, hiking, climbing peaks, camping, cooking and traveling. She is fluent in Spanish, mammals, reptiles and dinosaurs.

Specialty Areas

As a pediatrician, Dr. Geiger is passionate about providing her patients and their families with a broad continuity of care. She is known as a good listener and for making kids feel comfortable in difficult and scary situations. Dr. Geiger always speak directly to her young patients, acknowledging their primary role in wellness.

Her specialty areas include:

~ General pediatrics – well and sick visits
~ Acute and overuse sports injuries
~ Joint pain and injuries
~ Simple fractures
~ Concussion evaluation and management – certified and trained in ImPACT Neurocognitive Testing.
~ Injury prevention
~ School and sports physicals

Education and Certifications

  • Undergraduate — University of Wisconsin
    Bachelor of Science, Molecular Biology
    Madison, WI
    1989
  • Medical School — University of Wisconsin
    Doctor of Medicine
    Madison, WI
    1993
  • Residency — University of Colorado
    Resident in Pediatrics
    Denver, CO
    1996
  • Fellowship — Hennepin County Medical Center
    Fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine
    Minneapolis, MN
    1997

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Geiger is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Medical Society of Sports Medicine. She is board certified in Pediatrics and non-surgical Sports Medicine.

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