Abe Balsamo, PA-C

Abe is a Taos native, graduating from Taos High School in 1997 with honors. He received scholarships for both academics and baseball from the University of Redlands in Southern California. He graduated with honors, and a Biology degree geared towards pre-medical studies. He also received a minor in Spanish and was a 2x all conference university baseball player, setting multiple school records along the way.

After a few years teaching and coaching at the High School, University and International levels, Abe returned to school himself. He graduated from the University of New Mexico Physician Assistant Program in 2008 and then got a Master's degree in Emergency Medicine from the University of Nebraska Medical School at Omaha.

Today, Abe's life is hectic, balancing his PA career, a budding iPhone/Android App business, and a young family. In 2016, Abe and his wife Gina (see below) welcomed twins (Cristiano and Camilla) into their lives.