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Rupert P. Galvez, DO

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My specialty:
Sports Medicine

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Male

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About me

I grew up in Brandon, Florida. In 2004, I was excited to start my family medicine residency in Denver and embraced all Colorado had to offer, especially the spectacular outdoors and weather. I met my wife in Denver and am very lucky to have a daughter, son, and an Australian Cattle Dog, who all keep me humble and grounded. I enjoy playing and watching sports, musicals, playing the guitar, singing and eating ice cream.

About my practice

Family medicine allows me to treat a whole spectrum of conditions, but my true passion is sports medicine. I help diagnose and treat musculoskeletal conditions and injuries that afflict many of our Coloradan athletes, both young and mature. I work with an excellent team of primary care sports physicians and orthopedic surgeons to facilitate care both non-surgically and surgically. I endeavor to get to know the whole person. My interest in sports and healthy living allows me to empathize with my patients when they express wanting to recover from ailments and return to their own active lifestyles.

How I thrive

As a primary care sports physician, I try to embody a healthy and active person. Whether it’s running around the park pushing my children in the stroller or playing volleyball with my wife, I participate in a variety of sports to maintain my own health, spend time with family and set a positive example of healthy living for my children. In addition to running and volleyball, I enjoy Ultimate Frisbee, golf, tennis and ping pong.

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Medical groups and plans

Colorado Permanente Medical Group

Anesthesiology Department name
2045 Franklin Street, Denver, CO 80205
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  • HMO
  • Medicare Senior Advantage

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  • 303-338-4545

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My training, certifications & licensing

Medical school

Nova Southwestern Univ College of Osteopathic Med
Ft Lauderdale , F|

Board certification

Sports Medicine

AM BD of Family Medicine

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Medical training

Fellowship

Sports Medicine

Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital
Columbia , SC

Internship/Residency

Family Medicine

Exempla St. Joseph Hospital
Denver , CO

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2008

Provider ID

019107
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12/10/2018