I think living an active lifestyle is the single best thing an individual can do to prevent injuries. Being active will maintain muscle strength and help manage a healthy weight better.


At Summit, each physician hand selects a team of medical and administrative professionals who work together to care for you, our patient. Read more about our team approach to care.

Clinical Interests
Diagnosis and treatment of injuries to the shoulder, hip, and knee; specifically shoulder, hip, and knee replacements

Medical Education
Physician Assistant Studies, Red Rocks Community College — Lakewood, Colorado
Masters in Medical Science, Saint Francis University— Loretto, Pennsylvania


  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) — Certified
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist

Personal Interests
Spending time with family, golfing, and biking

Articles and Videos from Nate Nistler, PA-C