Office of Brad D. Dresher, MD

Meet Brad D. Dresher, MD

Setting a high standard of world-class care, Dr. Dresher treats local patients and those from across the United States, who seek him out 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 foot and ankle treatments and the overall field of orthopedics. Dr. Dresher specializes in:

  • Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • General Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma & Fracture Care

Education & Training

Fellowship

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

Residency

  • Orthopaedic 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 and 2016
  • Halos for Heroes Recipient, Penrose Foundation, 2011 and 2012
  • Most Compassionate Doctor, Vitals, 2011

Team Physician

  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • Discovery Canyon Campus High School, Colorado Springs

Robert S. Valdez, PA-C

Physician Assistant to Brad D. Dresher, MD

Robert S. Valdez, PA-C

North Campus

Specialty

Bob has 27 years of experience as a physician assistant, the last 20 of which have been in orthopedics. He also has worked in family practice and emergency room settings. He received all of his medical training in the military and retired from the Air Force after 20 years of service. His clinical skills include, among other things, evaluating and treating patients in a clinical setting, performing admission history and physicals, dictating discharge summaries, first-assistant responsibilities in a wide variety of orthopedic procedures, orthopedic casting, and direct participation in pre- and post-operative care.

Education

Undergraduate

  • Associate of Science, Community College of the Air Force
  • B.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Residency

  • Physician Assistant Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB, CA

Certifications

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (1984-present)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants

More about Bob

Bob’s work in medical missions has taken him to West Africa, Vietnam, and Guatemala. He and his wife, Karen, have raised 5 daughters and are enjoying watching their 4 grandchildren grow up.

Susan Brehm MA

Medical Assistant to Brad D. Dresher, MD

Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group