Mia Derstine, MD

Associate Fellowship Director, Wilderness Medicine


University of Colorado School of Medicine | Mail Stop B215, 12401 E. 17th Avenue, Aurora, Colorado 80045

Dr. Mia Derstine is an emergency medicine physician with UCHealth at Highlands Ranch Hospital.  She did her residency at the University of Chicago, and Wilderness and Environmental Medicine Fellowship at the University of Colorado.  Her interests include education, women in the wilderness, plant toxicology, and has interests in doing more expedition medicine.  She has experience with flight medicine, international medical transport, and austere medicine in Greenland and Mongolia.  Her preferred vacation is walking for days on end with a (kind of) heavy backpack.