Cara Zagel, PA-C

Physician Assistant to  Christopher Jones, MD

Areas of Interest

Cara’s is a certified Physician Assistant specializing in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. She is highly-trained to assist not only in clinic but also alongside Dr. Christopher Jones in the operating room.

Education & Training


Master of Physician Assistant Studies, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine; Hershey, PA


BA Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO



National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

More about Cara

Cara was born in the Chicago suburbs, but grew up skiing the Rockies and eventually made her way out west to study at CU Boulder.  She worked with an orthopedic hand surgeon in the Boulder area before deciding to attend PA school.
After graduating from Penn State, she worked in general orthopedics and orthopedic urgent care on the island of Oahu, Hawaii before returning to Colorado to join Dr. Jones.  She is happy to be back in the mountains and helping her patients stay active to experience everything Colorado has to offer.  She also enjoys supporting the large military and veteran population in the Springs.

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