Kristen Geiger, MD, FAAP
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.
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
Medical School — University of Wisconsin
Doctor of Medicine
Residency — University of Colorado
Resident in Pediatrics
Fellowship — Hennepin County Medical Center
Fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine
Board Certification —
Board certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatrics Sports Medicine
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.