Jill K. Inagaki, DO
I speak: English
My gender: Female
Where I practice
I am a Colorado native. I was fortunate to complete all my training in Colorado, which was great because I also have a large extended family here and love my home state. I have 2 small children, a boy and girl, who keep me and my husband active and busy. I knew from an early age that I wanted to be a physician, but I didn’t follow the typical path to medicine. Initially, I detoured into the financial field, where I found my passion for helping others. After some personal medical issues, I was motivated to pursue a career in medicine and returned to that path. My time as a patient taught me humility and compassion and provided me with a greater understanding of the patient experience. It has also helped me understand the importance of partnering with patients. The most rewarding part of being a physician is developing that partnership with patients and having them come back to see me.
About my practice
I believe that primary care is the cornerstone of medicine. Patients may need specialists throughout their life, but it is important to have a primary care physician to hold everything together. I was drawn to family medicine because I wanted to treat patients of every age and complexity. I have a strong passion for women’s health, but I will see patients of all genders, ethnicities and backgrounds. I enjoy learning from my patients and find it important to partner with them to manage their health. I believe that everyone deserves access to good health care, and I strive to provide it.
How I thrive
I thrive by spending time with my family, and by being a mom to my 2 children. I think that balance in life is important. I enjoy testing my skills in the kitchen when I have the opportunity.