Carissa Kasper is a Physician Assistant that comes from a family of passionate healthcare providers. She has lived all over the country and world but settled in the Reno/Tahoe area in 2010.
Carissa obtained her Bachelor's degree in Physiology at the University of Colorado and then a Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Heritage University in Washington. She practices Family Medicine with a holistic approach by promoting a healthy lifestyle, emphasizing preventative care, and encouraging her patients to take an active role in their healthcare. Carissa promotes expanding access to more healthcare providers in our community by assisting with admissions at the University of Nevada, Reno Physician Assistant Program.
Carissa is an outdoor enthusiast who spends her free time skiing, mountain biking, doing yoga, hiking with her dog, and traveling with her family.