Kenneth Eckstein, MD


Grand River Health

501 Airport Road in Rifle


Dr. Eckstein graduated from University of Washington, Seattle, but grew up in Wisconsin near Milwaukee. He and his wife have five children, two in college and one a college graduate. His passions are anything outdoors, classical music (especially Brahms), astronomy and literature.

His son Ross received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy and is now practicing in Montana’s Bitterroot Valley.  Daughters Megan and Abbey are both in Law School at the University of Montana in Missoula.  Daughter Mackenzie is in her Junior year at Hellgate High School, also in Missoula.  Favorite activities are swimming, X-C skiing, hiking and mountain biking; interests include classical music (especially Brahms), astronomy, mathematics and literature.


B.S. Forestry, University of Montana 1989

M.D., University of Washington

Intern, St. Mary’s Family Practice Residency

Resident, St. Mary’s Family Practice Residency Grand Junction, Colorado


Board of Certification in Emergency Medicine

American Association of Physician Specialists