Monica is a native of Colorado and has been practicing in health care since 1995 and living in the Evergreen and mountain community for the past decade. She has worked in Evergreen since 2002 with partners Dr. James Hutcherson and Randall Sclar, PA-C, and is proud to be a part of founding Arapahoe Peak Health Center with a wonderful team of health care providers.
Ms. Rabanal earned her undergraduate nursing degree from Northeastern University in Boston and practiced as an emergency room RN for 6 years prior to returning to school to become a nurse practitioner. She is from Colorado but has had the opportunity to study, live and work in a variety of places including Hartford CT, Boston MA, and she lived in Maui for 3 years where she worked as a flight nurse/ part of an emergency transport team and with a neighborhood center helping to develop and promote health initiatives for the Hawaiian community.
Ms. Rabanal earned her masters degree from the University of Northern Colorado and enjoys practicing as a family nurse practitioner in both urgent care and family practice settings. Along with her formal training, she was fortunate to be able to do some internships working at the Stout Street Homeless Clinic and also with an Integrative/Holistic health care center that combined the use of alternative therapies with traditional western medicine. She worked for several years with the Denver Health Urgent care clinic, part of the Denver General teaching hospital prior to working in Evergreen.
Along with urgent care and family practice, Ms. Rabanal has a special interest in women’s health and in aesthetic skin care procedures and treatments. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the Emergency Nurses Association, Disaster Medical Response Team, and is a certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist.
Monica lives in Evergreen with her two beautiful children, son Kai and daughter Lucca. She enjoys being outside- skiing, hiking, scuba diving, and hockey and is also active in playing league indoor and outdoor soccer.