Rakhat Ashymov, PA-C


Grand River Health

501 Airport Road in Rifle


Rakhat Ashymov entered the medical field as an EMT in Washington D.C., which fostered his interest in emergency medicine. He went to St. John’s University in New York City for physician assistant studies and had clinical rotations there. After graduation, he practiced family medicine in the small town of Dolores, CO. Rakhat moved to the Roaring Forks area to join Grand River Health’s Emergency Medicine team in providing a high quality care. He enjoys traveling, biking, skiing, and swimming. He speaks fluent Russian and Kyrgyz.


St. John’s University  Physician Assistant Certificate Program

OSCE Academy in Bishkek – Master’s of Arts in Political Science

Bachelor of Arts in International and Comparative Politics  –  American University in Central Asia


NCCPA Board Certified – Colorado Certified

Licenses and Membership Physician Assistant License

Basic Life Support (CPR and AED) certified

Registered Certified Medical Examiner, FMCSA

American Academy of Physician Assistants Member