Published on August 28, 2014

Overcoming Obstacles to be discussed at Dessert with the Docs

Parkview Medical Group will be hosting the monthly Dessert with the Docs program on Tuesday, September 2nd from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in Parkview’s Rosemont Room. Dessert with the Docs is a great opportunity to enjoy a healthy dessert while listening to a presentation about the latest healthcare information affecting you and your family.
    Dr. Steven Kinnett will be presenting on overcoming obstacles and achieving independence at the September event. Dr. Kinnett, is the Medical Director of Parkview Center for Rehabilitation.  He received his bachelor’s degree from Houston Baptist University, and his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine.  He held an internship at Temple and Albert Center in Denver, and was a resident in Rehabilitation Medicine at Temple University and Moss Rehabilitation Hospitals in Philadelphia.  Dr. Kinnett completed a fellowship at Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colorado with an emphasis in spinal cord injury, brain injury, and acute neurotrauma rehabilitation.
    At age fourteen, Steven had his right leg amputated as a result of cancer.  Despite this setback, the ambitious young man became the Colorado State High School Still Rings Champion in gymnastics and currently excels in extreme activities such as scuba diving, snow skiing, base jumping, hackey sack, skydiving, and waterskiing.  He is a living inspiration to his patients and the rehab staff for 20 years.
    Parkview’s Rehabilitation unit will also be featured in the Dessert with the Docs presentation. The comprehensive rehabilitation program is celebrating their 20th anniversary and Dr. Kinnett has served as the unit’s medical director since its inception.
    Dessert with the Docs is a free event held the first Tuesday of the month in Parkview’s Rosemount Room, which is located on the 2nd floor of the North Annex, 1518 N. Elizabeth. Parking is available in the lot off 16th Street. To register please go to
    For additional information on Dessert with the Docs, please call 719.584.7319.

About Parkview Medical Center

Founded in 1923, Parkview Health System in Pueblo, Colorado, offers general acute healthcare and health specialty services. As a private, non-profit organization, Parkview is licensed for 350 beds and provides a full range of healthcare services including a verified Level III Trauma Center along with exceptional comprehensive cardiac and orthopedic care. Parkview Health System is the leader in all service lines in our service area. As a vital healthcare source, Parkview’s service area includes Pueblo County and 14 surrounding counties, which together represent 370,000 total lives.

Parkview Health System is the largest non-government, nonprofit, private sector employer in Pueblo County with approximately 3,000 employees and provides a skilled medical staff of over 370 physicians. The impact of our workforce triggers a strong impact on the community as Parkview’s annual payroll contributes $232 million to the economy.