Richard E. White, PA-C

Physician Assistant located in Colorado Springs, CO & Pueblo, CO

About Richard White, PA-C

Richard Elvin White, PA-C, is a physician assistant specializing in family practice at Summit Primary Care in Colorado Springs and Pueblo, Colorado.

Richard was born in Columbus, Ohio, and lived there until age 16 when he moved with his family to Lake Havasu, Arizona, where he graduated high school. He went to college in Flagstaff, Arizona, for two years, married Barbara White, and had four beautiful children. 

He worked landscaping and house painting, started his own business in landscaping for five years, and then joined the Army at age 30 as a dental specialist. He became a dental hygienist in the Army and was transferred to recruiting for three years in Las Vegas before heading back to the Dental Command and running the largest Army dental clinic as the Non-Commissioned Officer in charge for two years. 

Richard then applied for physician assistant school at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. In 2008, he passed his National Physician Assistant Certification and began practicing in the Army. He was deployed to Iraq, Kuwait, and Jordan over the next eight years while being stationed in Germany, Fort Irwin, California, and Fort Carson, Colorado, before retiring in Colorado Springs in 2016. Since that time, he has been practicing family medicine and is looking forward to continuing to serve the people of Colorado in both family practice and pain management at Summit Primary Care.

Besides practicing medicine, he is a professional disc golfer (no, really, you can look it up!!), hunter, and outdoors enthusiast.

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Richard Elvin White, PA-C, is a physician assistant specializing in family practice at Summit Primary Care in Colorado Springs and Pueblo, Colorado.

Richard was born in Columbus, Ohio, and lived there until age 16 when he moved with his family to Lake Havasu, Arizona, where he graduated high school. He went to college in Flagstaff, Arizona, for two years, married Barbara White, and had four beautiful children. 

He worked landscaping and house painting, started his own business in landscaping for five years, and then joined the Army at age 30 as a dental specialist. He became a dental hygienist in the Army and was transferred to recruiting for three years in Las Vegas before heading back to the Dental Command and running the largest Army dental clinic as the Non-Commissioned Officer in charge for two years. 

Richard then applied for physician assistant school at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. In 2008, he passed his National Physician Assistant Certification and began practicing in the Army. He was deployed to Iraq, Kuwait, and Jordan over the next eight years while being stationed in Germany, Fort Irwin, California, and Fort Carson, Colorado, before retiring in Colorado Springs in 2016. Since that time, he has been practicing family medicine and is looking forward to continuing to serve the people of Colorado in both family practice and pain management at Summit Primary Care.

Besides practicing medicine, he is a professional disc golfer (no, really, you can look it up!!), hunter, and outdoors enthusiast.


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