Molly Bender, PA-C
Molly Bender works to be a receptive listener with her patients in order to build a foundation of trust. She believes health includes physical, mental, and spiritual components. She strives to consider the comprehensive picture of wellness to best serve her patients.Schedule an Appointment (970) 237-8200
Molly earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Wheaton College in Illinois. She completed a Master’s in Student Development in Higher Education, where she counseled college students and helped them develop personally and in leadership. She then went on to complete her second Master’s, in Physician Assistant Studies, from the University of Iowa. Being a Colorado native, she enjoyed returning to Colorado to work in family medicine at a rural clinic before moving to Fort Collins.
Molly values listening to her patients to better understand them. She believes that through listening, she builds trust with patients, allowing her to properly care for them individually.
“It is a unique privilege to enter into patients’ lives at a vulnerable time, and I believe compassionate medicine honors others’ dignity.” – Molly Bender
Molly is passionate about understanding the holistic picture, including both the physical and emotional components of health. Physical health affects our emotional health, and our emotional health affects our physical health.
Molly enjoys the variety of patient ages and conditions seen in both family medicine and urgent care.
Molly believes that the people you are with make all the difference! She loves spending time in the beautiful outdoors with friends and family. Molly also loves to travel and explore new cities; she hopes her next adventure will take her back to Europe. When not on the go, she enjoys playing a variety of games, like Code Name and Rook.
Molly enjoys staying active through running, biking, and skiing. She also enjoys a good game of pickleball. Additionally, she stays healthy through rest and time with others.