Paul Jachimek, PA-C, is one of the certified physician assistants practicing at Colorado Springs Family Practice in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He has been a certified physician assistant for over 12 years.
Paul earned his degree through the US Army accelerated physician assistant program. He spent his first seven years as a physician assistant in the Army as a Battalion and Brigade Physician Assistant as well as an Officer in Charge (OIC) of several medical clinics at Fort Stewart, Fort Carson, and Forward Operating Bases in Iraq and Afghanistan. During his multiple deployments, he was responsible for developing a large scope of practice. Paul is comfortable treating anything from a common cold to heart disease or performing minor procedures to remove shrapnel in trauma situations.
After he retired from the Army in 2016, Paul focused on family medicine, urgent care, and occupational medicine. He considers his strengths to be in family practice, orthopedics, occupational medicine, urgent care, and dermatology, but his scope of practice includes a great deal of knowledge in all specialties.
Paul believes that every patient is a VIP and deserves the best medical care regardless of their socioeconomic situation. He knows that good communication between provider and patient is the key to a successful patient/provider relationship. He believes that in order for a patient's needs to be met, a provider has to listen, make sure the patient understands their ailment and the treatment process, and is comfortable with their treatment plan. For Paul, it's important to see his patients throughout the year to ensure continuity of care and be available for appointments when his patients need him. He takes pride in the fact that patients have excellent access to appointments without a long wait.
In Paul's free time, he loves traveling, boating, and fishing. He also enjoys camping, movies, and working out. Paul believes a good work/life balance is necessary for complete health. He has three amazing sons.
As a physician assistant, Paul exhibits a large scope of knowledge, compassion for his patients, strong communication capabilities, and solid medical ethics.