Dr. Hansen earned his medical degree with honors at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and completed his residency training at St. Anthony Hospital in Denver. Dr. Hansen is the only triple board-certified Primary Care Physician, Clinical Lipidologist, and Nutrition Specialist in the United States. Dr. Hansen has been practicing in Denver since 1999, and in addition to his clinical practice, serves as Medical Director for Altitude Family & Internal Medicine, Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, on the board of directors for Colorado Health Neighborhoods.
Dr. Hansen is a nationally-featured expert on heart disease, hypertension, cholesterol, diabetes, nutrition, and longevity. He has been featured on NBC’s TodayShow.com and MSNBC and has contributed to many books and publications including Breakthroughs in Natural Healing and Building Foundations for Change from the bestselling “Wake Up and Live the Life You Love” Series. Dr. Hansen’s latest highly anticipated book, Transcending Cholesterol is scheduled for release in 2017.
For his clinical work, Dr. Hansen is proud to be distinguished as a Patients’ Choice Award winner, an honor bestowed to the top 5% of physicians in the United States as voted by patients, for the past 6 years.