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Alexis Carrington, MD

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My specialty:
Addiction Medicine

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Female

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About me

I am originally from Chesapeake, Virginia, and I have lived all over the East Coast so I can consider myself an “East-Coaster” through and through! I initially moved to Colorado to complete my training, however, once here I fell in love with its people, culture and traditions. As a result, my husband and I decided to put down roots and recently welcomed our first child! The most rewarding part of being a physician is helping to relieve the pain and suffering that my patients experience. I approach treating each patient as I would my own family.

About my practice

I am board certified in general preventive medicine and public health, as well as addiction medicine. I believe that medicine should be approached from both a preventive and a treatment standpoint. My area of interest is the treatment of patients with concurrent chronic pain and substance use disorders. We are presently in the midst of an opioid and chronic pain epidemic, and I believe their concurrent treatment is key to curbing each epidemic. I strive to continually acquire new knowledge that will prove helpful to my patients. There is not a day that goes by that I don’t seek to learn something new. I believe medicine should be evidence-based and applied with thoughtful consideration. When I work with patients, I want them to know that they are getting the best version of me! I listen to understand their questions and concerns, so we can make a coordinated treatment plan that appropriately meets their needs.

How I thrive

I thrive by being mindful in thought, work and deed. I enjoy spending time with my husband and son. I strive to be fully present to appreciate all life has to offer.

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Medical groups and plans

Colorado Permanente Medical Group

Chemical Dependency Department name
10350 East Dakota Avenue, Denver, CO 80247
List Header Plans Accepted
  • HMO
  • Medicare Senior Advantage

Contact information

  • Advice/appointments
  • 303-471-7700
  • Colorado long distance
  • 1-800-218-1059 (toll free)
  • Other calls outside the metro area
  • 1-800-632-9700 (toll free)

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My training, certifications & licensing

Medical school

Boston University School of Medicine
Boston , MA

Board certification

Preventive Medicine

AM BD of Preventive Medicine

Addiction Medicine

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Medical training

Internship/Residency

Internal Medicine

George Washington University Hospital
Washington , DC

Residency

Preventive Medicine

University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora , CO

Fellowship

Addiction Medicine

University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora , CO

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2018

Provider ID

028917
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05/25/2020