Kristen L. Rider | Surgery - General Madison

Kristen L. Rider, B.P.A.

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Clinic Hours

MON 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
TUE 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
WED 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
THU 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
FRI 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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"Good care begins with good listening."

Medical Interests

Kristen works closely with Meriter's surgery team. She assists during surgery and provides clinic coverage.

Medical Philosophy

As a Physician Assistant, Kristen believes in spending time with her patients and establishing a high level of rapport with them. She finds that open communication is the key to gaining her patients’ trust. Kristen takes the time to listen and address her patients’ concerns and health issues. She considers her diverse career background an asset because she understands the pressures and time constraints of her patients.

Personal Interests

Kristen is a lifelong Madisonian and is pleased to be working for its community hospital. She enjoys golfing with her husband and is active in supporting their daughters’ hobbies which include figure skating, playing the violin and dance.

About Certified Physician Assistants

Physician Assistants work in all medical and surgical fields supervised by a licensed physician. They carry out the practice of their physician, such as diagnosing illnesses, ordering treatments and assisting in surgery.


Surgery - General

Areas of Interest

Breast surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, General Surgery, Skin Cancer, Thyroid Disease

College/Medical School

UW Physician Assistant Program

Board Certification(s):

BLS: Airway / Life Support Cert, Nat'l Commission on Cert of Physician Assistants: National Certification