Dean Springstead is a Family Nurse Practitioner who is board-certified
by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a subsidiary of the American
Nurses Association (ANA). He also has earned certification as a Critical-Care
Nurse (CCRN) from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. He
earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Regis University in Denver
in 1996, followed by a Master in Science in Nursing with an emphasis in
Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Colorado Denver in 2012.
Prior to joining Boulder Heart and Boulder Community Health, Dean gained
extensive experience working as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner
in Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit and the Cardiac Catherization
Lab, where he assisted in invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures.
Dean is passionate about coronary disease prevention and management. He
believes education is an important key to helping patients take an active
role in their overall health and well-being. He also enjoys tailoring
each plan of care to individual patients.