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Kelly Smeester, M.M.S., R.D., P.A.
in Denver

About Kelly Smeester, M.M.S., R.D., P.A.

Kelly is a dedicated and compassionate physician assistant with more than 10 years of experience in internal medicine, endocrinology and gastroenterology in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

She received her undergraduate degree in dietetics, graduating summa cum laude, from the University of Northern Colorado. Kelly then completed her dietetic internship at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Over a five-year period, she worked as a clinical dietitian at several Denver-area hospitals. Kelly then earned her master’s degree in medical science at St. Francis University while also completing her physician assistant certificate. Prior to joining South Denver GI, Kelly served as an internal medicine/hospitalist physician assistant and an endocrinology physician assistant.

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Patient Care Philosophy

My intention is to provide the best possible patient care and this starts by listening well to a patient’s concerns. I feel it is important for a patient to feel heard and then we can work together to formulate an appropriate plan of care. I strive to empower my patients by providing them with the tools and education to understand their condition and our plan for treatment.

Clinical Expertise

General gastroenterology
Inflammatory Bowel Disease


University of Northern Colorado, BA, Dietetics, Summa cum Laude
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Dietetic Internship
Red Rocks Community College, Physician Assistant Certificate
St. Francis University, Masters in Medicine Science

Board Certifications and Societies

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Associations and Memberships

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Kelly was very willing to spend time and to consider my ideas and requests for care. Not rushed. Good eye contact and a very good listener.

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Kelly is very thorough and very patient. She makes you feel very comfortable.

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I loved Kelly! She is friendly, compassionate, patient and knowledgeable! I will be asking for her every time!

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South Denver GI Locations

Lone Tree Clinic

10103 Ridge Gate Parkway, Suite 312A Aspen Building Lone Tree, CO 80124

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P: 303.788.8888
F: 866.456.4594