Doctor to oversee health care partnership

Dr. Michael Pramenko

Dr. Michael Pramenko has been named executive director of Primary Care Partners in Grand Junction.

Effective June 1, Pramenko will succeed Dr. Roger Shenkel, who’s retiring after a more than 40-year career in health care. Pramenko will continue to see patients of Family Health Physicians of Western Colorado, a division of Primary Care Partners.

Pramenko joined Family Physicians of Western Colorado in 1998. He has worked in the full arena of family medicine, including obstetrics, pediatrics, prevention medicine and geriatrics. 

Pramenko completed his family practice residency at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction after obtaining his medical degree from the Dartmouth College Medical School. He also holds a degree from the University of Colorado.

Primary Care Partners operates the Fairmount Health Park located at 3150 N. 12th St. The partnership includes two family physician groups, a pediatrics group, a diagnostic laboratory, nutritional and diabetic education services and an after-hours non-urgent care clinic.

For more information about Primary Care Partners, call 245-1220 or visit the Web site located at


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