Dr. Rosanne Iversen is Board Certified in Family Medicine. She chose this area of medicine to offer comprehensive patient care to the whole person and the whole family.
Dr. Iversen attended Regis University in Denver Colorado from 1980 to 1984, graduating with a BA in Studio Art and a BS in Biology. She graduated Magna Cum Laude. She graduated from University of Colorado Health Science Center in 1989 with honors in multiple clinical areas. She did many rural rotations in school including in Durango, Grand Junction, Telluride and Fort Collins. In 1992 she completed her 3-year residency in Family Medicine at San Bernadino County Hospital from the University of Irvine.
During residency, Dr. Iversen also worked in the emergency room at the county hospital, urgent care clinic and family medicine clinic in Riverside, California, gaining experience beyond the comprehensive experience obtained through residency. She has also worked at Granby Clinic and Urgent Care in 1992 and at Steamboat Medical Group until 1999 when she started her own practice, Steamboat Family Medicine.
Dr. Iversen offers full-spectrum family medicine, seeing patients of all ages. She sees newborns in the hospital as well as pediatric and adult patients who may need care beyond outpatient management. She also cares for patients at the Doak Walker Care Center. In her outpatient practice she performs minor procedures such as skin biopsies, Colposcopy, LEEP Procedures and more. She has studied beyond traditional western medicine with extensive knowledge in alternative and complimentary medicine. Her practice has met meaningful use guidelines and was the first practice to use electronic records in the Yampa Valley, since 1999.
Dr. Iversen is actively involved with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, volunteering in multiple disciplines. She has served on the Yampa Valley Autsim Program round table and is an ongoing volunteer with this organization. She serves as Medical Director for Planned Parenthood and participates in Steamboat clean-up every year. She is on the Cancer Care Committee at Yampa Valley Medical Center. She climbed Shasta with the Breast Cancer Fund in 2008 to raise awareness of the association between breast cancer and environmental health and to raise money for breast cancer. She has given many community talks on this over the last 5 years including being the keynote speaker for Steamboat Sisters Weekend in 2012. She is a teaching physician for University of Colorado School of Medicine, spending time teaching the next generation of physicians.
Dr. Iversen has lived in Steamboat Springs since 1992 and has taken full advantage of the active, healthy life style Steamboat has to offer. Whatever the season may bring, you will find her out there enjoying the beauty of the Yampa Valley -- skiing in the winter, hiking year-round, mountain and road biking. You can see her commuting to work on her bike from March to November. She is the mother of two teenage boys and is very involved in their interests as well. She uses photography for her creative outlet and currently is the team photographer for Nordic Combined with the Rocky Mountain Division. She has built 4 homes in Steamboat with her husband as another form of her creative outlet. Her office space exhibits a little taste of her creativity.