Dr. Pence is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. She received her degree in biology with a minor in anatomy from Colorado State University. She subsequently attended Kansas City University of Medical and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri. After receiving her degree, Dr. Pence pursued a five year Orthopedic Residency at Henry Ford BiCounty Hospital and a one-year sports medicine fellowship at the University of Cincinnati/Wellington Orthopedics working with the Cincinnati Bengals and the University of Cincinnati Bearcats. For the last ten years, she has had a gratifying practice in New Mexico treating and caring for people of all ages.

Dr. Pence treats a wide range of orthopedic and sports related injuries including

  • Knee surgery (minimally invasive and knee replacement surgeries)
  • Shoulder Surgery (rotator cuff and other arthroscopic soft tissue surgeries as well as shoulder replacement and reverse shoulder         replacement)
  • Fracture care
  • Hand surgery (carpal tunnel, trigger finger, ganglion cyst)
  • Thumb arthritis (surgical and non-surgical care)

She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and outdoor activities. She is excited to join Northern Colorado Orthopedic Associates and return to her roots in Colorado providing personalized orthopedic care.


SpecialtyBoard Certified
Orthopedic Surgeon
Sports Medicine Specialist
Address2121 East Harmony Road
Suite 290
Fort Collins, CO 80528
MAKarleen Hall