Welcome to BoulderCentre for Orthopedics & Spine

Senior Management Team

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Catherine Higgins, CPA, MSHA

CEO/CFO, BoulderCentre for Orthopedics & Spine

Cathy Higgins came to the BoulderCentre for Orthopedics & Spine after 17 years of leading the Boulder Valley Individual Practice Association. Cathy is passionate about the preservation of independent practice in the community in which she lives and raised her family.

“I have nothing but respect for the BoulderCentre physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, and our wonderful caring staff where we put the patient at the Centre of everything we do.”
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Sara Carlton, MHA

COO, BoulderCentre for Orthopedics & Spine

Sara Carlton is a seasoned healthcare professional with a wealth of experience in healthcare operations, clinical management, and program development. Drawing on her experience and educational background, she consistently applies her skills to optimize processes, strengthen stakeholder relationships, and implement best practices. Currently serving as the Chief Operating Officer at BoulderCentre for Orthopedics & Spine, Sara is committed to driving positive change and advancing orthopedic care to meet the evolving needs of the Boulder, CO, community and surrounding areas. Outside of work, she enjoys exploring Colorado's great outdoors and gardening at home with her husband, Chase, and dog, Talulah.