Dr. Kenneth C. Lewis, MD.
- KENNETH C. LEWIS, MD.
“KC” has been treating patients with chronic pain in Western Colorado and surrounding states since 2004, and he is the founder and president of Western Rockies Interventional Pain Specialists. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with dual majors in Chemistry and Zoology from Northern Arizona University in 1986. While working on a master’s degree in neurophysiology at Northern Arizona University he was accepted to medical school and finished his medical degree at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in 1990. He finished his residency in anesthesiology at the University of Arizona in 1994. He then practiced cardiac anesthesiology and was president of Tulsa Anesthesiologist Inc. for the next 10 years.
After this, he moved his family to Western Colorado — where he grew up as a child — and has been providing medical care here since that time. Dr. Lewis is the president of the Colorado chapter of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. He is the director of the outpatient procedure center at Colorado Canyons Hospital and Medical Center where he is also the acting director of the department of anesthesiology. He enjoys teaching other physicians how to treat chronic pain with a wide variety of interventions. In his free time, he enjoys fly fishing, bow hunting, rock climbing, and spending time on a variety of outdoor projects. Dr. Lewis takes great care to assure that his patients understand as much as possible about the pathology causing their chronic pain and the therapies that will be offered in an attempt to treat their pain.
Kyle R. Christopherson, M.D.
Dr. Kyle Christopherson obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Georgia, graduating Cum Laude, in 2010. He then immediately went on to earn his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in 2014. He completed his anesthesiology residency at the University of Tennessee in 2018 prior to completing fellowship training in Pain Medicine at the University of New Mexico in 2019. During his fellowship year, Dr. Christopherson fell in love with the southwest, which facilitated his settling here on the western slope of Colorado. Dr. Christopherson is Board Certified in Anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is proficient in utilizing both fluoroscopy and ultrasonography for all types of neuraxial injections, radiofrequency ablation techniques, spinal cord stimulation, implantable drug delivery systems, kyphoplasty, major joint injections, somatic nerve injections, and sympathetic nerve blocks. His primary academic interests lie in neuromodulation and regenerative medicine. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, hiking, skiing, and travel.