Brad D. Dresher, MD


Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certified Logo

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, and alternative treatment therapies. Additionally Dr. Dresher is a published author and has made significant contributions to orthopedics and foot and ankle treatments.

Education & Training


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


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

Medical School

University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS


BA in Chemistry, Washburn University, Topeka, KS


Board Certified

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Top Doc, Colorado Springs Style Magazine, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022, 2023.

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


El Paso County Medical Society

Colorado Medical Society

Colorado Orthopaedic Society

American Medical Society

Dr. Dresher helped develop some of the latest surgical equipment specific to foot and ankle conditions and continues to explore ways to advance patient outcomes for overall longevity and sustainability.

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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Kristina Hoffmann, PA-C

Physician Assistant to Brad D. Dresher, MD

North Campus

Areas of Interest

Kristina developed an appreciation for orthopedics during her time as a Division I athlete on the Women’s Diving Team at the University of Texas. Her first-hand experience with injury and sport offers unique insight into the value of movement. Working with Dr. Dresher in the foot and ankle specialty, she strives to provide high quality, evidence-based care to return patients to the activities they love.

Education & Training


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


BSA in Biology, University of Texas at Austin

Board Certifications


National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants


American Academy of Physician Assistants

More about Kristina

Kristina grew up in Austin, Texas. She was involved in gymnastics, swimming, and diving from a young age, eventually advancing to collegiate diving. Following college, she completed her degree in physician assistant studies and found her way to Colorado to pursue a career in orthopedic surgery and explore the outdoors. In her free time, Kristina avidly enjoys hiking, yoga, traveling, and painting.