Brad D. Dresher, MD

  • Foot & Ankle Surgery

  • General Orthopedics

  • Sports Medicine

  • Trauma & Fracture Care

Areas of Interest

Dr. Dresher combines cutting edge technology with a gentle and compassionate approach to deliver exceptional patient satisfaction. His expertise leads to faster recovery time and excellent outcomes. Dr. Dresher has always believed a person’s reputation is their most valuable asset in life. Growing up on a small Kansas dairy farm, strong values and a solid work ethic have been the foundation for his success. These values have carried into his career as an orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Dresher’s philosophy is to exhaust all conservative treatment before discussing surgery, noting that surgery may still be the best or only option. “I like to treat my patients how I would want another physician to treat my family, with the utmost care and concern.”

Setting a high standard of world-class care, Dr. Dresher has patients who visit him from across the United States for his expertise in orthopedics. He is at the top of his discipline and is committed to bringing the most advanced medical technologies to Colorado, including ultrasound guided injections, minimally invasive surgery, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy, and stem cell therapy. Additionally Dr. Dresher is a published author and has made significant contributions to orthopedics and foot and ankle treatments.

Education & Training

Fellowship

Foot and Ankle Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery, University of Tennessee Campbell Clinic, Memphis, TN

Medical School

University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS

Undergraduate

BA in Chemistry, Washburn University, Topeka, KS

Distinctions

Board Certified

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards

Top Doc, Colorado Springs Style Magazine, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019.
Halos for Heroes Recipient, Penrose Foundation, 2011 and 2012
Most Compassionate Doctor, Vitals, 2011

Team Physician

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Mitchell High School
Discovery Canyon High Schools

More about Dr. Dresher

Dr. Dresher was raised on a fifth-generation family farm in McPherson County, Kansas. He enjoys cycling and downhill skiing.

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Brad D. Dresher, MD

Katie Gordon, PA-C

Physician Assistant to Brad D. Dresher, MD

North Campus

Areas of Interest

A move from Dallas, Texas brought Katie to Colorado Springs Orthopedic Group and to a job assisting Dr. Dresher with the foot and ankle specialty of orthopedics. Katie is passionate about working with patients to have them return to an active, healthy lifestyle. She has a heart for ensuring that patients have complete understanding of their diagnosis, as well as treatment options, before they leave the room.

Education & Training

Graduate

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
International Certificate in Cultural Competency and Communication in Spanish

Distinctions

Certification

Certified (PA-C), National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Physician Assistants
Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants

More about Katie

Katie was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. While attending Texas A&M University, she began training service dogs for two separate organizations. Working with a population facing physical barriers fostered a passion for caring for the human body on a medical level. A love of orthopedics had begun and Katie immersed herself in it by volunteering and shadowing within the field. She continued to work one-on-one with service dog teams throughout PA school and after, further assuring her desire to work within the orthopedic field.

In her free time, Katie enjoys spending time with her husband and dog. They enjoy hiking and have a goal to hike all of the Colorado 14ers. They also enjoy downhill skiing, walking the dog, reading books, and traveling to visit friends and family.

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