Karen Wilder, MS, PA-C

Transplant Nephrology
Graduated From: 
The Chicago Medical School / Finch University School of Health Sciences, North Chicago, Illinois Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Current Position: 
Colorado Kidney Care at Presbyterian / St. Luke’s Hospital Transplant Center  
Current Projects: 
Living Donor Champion Program.  Paired Exchange Program.  First Advanced Practice Provider COP Co-Chair.  
What made you decide to work in transplantation?: 
I loved seeing all of the “zebras” that you learn about in school but in any other field may never see in your entire career.  I love that it is a part of medicine with a happy ending… getting patients off dialysis.  
What do you find to be the most valuable aspect of your work?: 
Being part of an amazing team that enables people to live longer, healthier, more versatile lifestyles.
Fun Facts: 

I moved from Boston, MA to Colorado seven years ago to enjoy skiing, biking, hiking, camping, rock climbing, and ice climbing!