1. Delightful, Caring, and Giving

    I have known Ken and Paisley Pettine for [six] years. They are a delightful, caring, and giving couple. He is a dedicated husband and family man to his wife, three sons, and now a grandson. Together they enjoy reading books, golfing, and skiing. Ken and Paisley are committed [churchgoers] and [contributors] to the arts in Fort Collins. They also have taken in and helped several young people who we…Read More

    Helen H. Terrill
  2. Kindness and Reassurance at a Time of Great Anxiety

    I am writing this letter of support for Dr. Ken Pettine on behalf of my mother, Barbara Nelson, and I. In addition to being long-time family friends, my mother was also a patient of Dr. Pettine. The care she received before, during, and after her stem cell procedure was of great comfort to us both. Dr. Pettine interrupted his schedule to accommodate my mother’s impromptu trip from Durango to vis…Read More

    Tricia Anesi
  3. One of the Best Human Beings I Know

    I would like to take a moment to share with you that Dr. Kenneth Pettine is one of the best human beings I know. He is truly passionate about people and life. In the capacity of [p]hysician, he not only assistants patients, but also his peers, generously sharing his extensive knowledge. As he grows, we grow along with him. I ask now for generosity. Having has his own spinal surgeries and hip repla…Read More

    Lazetta Neeff D.C.
  4. A Critical Part of Our Community’s Fabric

    I’ve known Dr. Ken Pettine personally, professionally, and as a patient for over 25 years. As an orthopedic surgeon, he is a critical part of our community’s fabric. He has distinguished himself by the manner in which he cares for his patients. Simply put, he puts his patients first. He is also an innovator on a variety of professional fronts, [a]nd, he is giving of his time and wisdom. For ex…Read More

    Richard S. Gast
  5. A Very Innovative Surgeon

    I have known Ken Pettine for many years. Ken is a good friend of mine and a very innovative surgeon. I have never operated with Ken, but I have heard that he is a very skilled surgeon and I have seen countless patients of his who have nothing but nice things to say about him. Please let me know if you have any further questions.…Read More

    Alan T. Villavicencio MD
  6. Care and Compassion for His Patients

    I am writing this letter as a reference to the personal and professional character of Dr. Kenneth Pettine. I have known Dr. Petting on a personal and professional level for the last 8 years. Having been in the medical field for 16 years, I have worked with many physicians in both Orthopedics and Neurosurgery. It is my professional opinion that Dr. Pettine is easily one of the most competent surgeo…Read More

    Michael Davis
  7. A scientist who has developed many new procedures

    I have known Dr. Ken Pettine since the early 2000’s. I have known him as a friend, neighbor, surgeon, researcher, and scientist. I recall a time that I was in his waiting room, talking to a fellow patient of his and I asked where he was from – I believe he said Montana. I asked why did you come to Fort Collins to go to Dr. Pettine? He replied that Dr. Pettine has the reputation of being the be…Read More

    Ruth Herickhoff
  8. A compassionate and caring person

    I am a psychologist in Fort Collins and have known Ken Pettine for 25 years. He is a friend and I know him to be a compassionate and caring person. He and his family have opened their doors and reached out to help others countless times. He is charitable and has given his time and support for many causes and people in need. Personally, I have always been able to count on Ken. Professionally, I kno…Read More

    Psychologist, Ph.D.
  9. I met Dr. Pettine over 25 years ago

    I met Dr. Pettine over 25 years ago when he completed a spine fellowship at the Institute for Low Back and Neck Care at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. Over the years, Dr. Pettine has established himself as one of the most respected and innovative surgeons in the United States. He is recognized for a conservative, sincere, compassionate manner with his patients. His willingness to…Read More

    Joe Ryan
  10. Ken Is an Absolutely Amazing Person

    My name is Emma Simmons. I am an 8th grader at Lesher Middle School. I have known Ken Pettine since I can remember through our church. He is such a genuinely kind and generous man. He constantly offers to host events and help out at church. He is also in a Bible Study program with our family, and is incredibly generous through that program. The Pettines usually host Bible Study and do an incredibl…Read More

    Emma Simmons