Physician owned and operated, Family Practice Associates, P.C. is committed to providing each patient – from newborns to seniors – with an exceptional level of care and attention.

Mission Statement:

Family Practice Associates, P.C. is a medical office specializing in family care, whose main priority is serving a broad spectrum of patients within an atmosphere of compassion and respect. Motivated by a reverence for life and respect for those we serve, we are committed to improving the health and well-being of our community. Our service will be characterized by professional excellence and effective stewardship of resources, and will be offered in an atmosphere of compassion, hospitality and respect for the dignity of each person involved in the caring and healing process.

Our Physician

Pamela Abrams, M.D.

Dr. Abrams has been with Family Practice Associates, P.C. since 1993. She enjoys the full-spectrum of family medicine, including men's and women's health issues, chronic disease management, and general pediatrics.


Our Advanced Practitioners

Laura Bland, PA-C

Laura Bland PA-C joined Family Practice Associates, P.C. in 2014. Her special interests include diabetes prevention and management, infectious disease, depression and adolescent/young adult care.

Shannon Christopher, FNP-BC

Shannon joined Family Practice, P.C. as a Nurse Practitioner in May 2016. She has been working as a Family Nurse Practitioner since 2009 after graduating with a Master of Science in Nursing degree.

Jeffrey Mendl, FNP-C

Jeffrey Mandl, FNP-C joins Family Practice Associates, PC in November 2017. He holds a master's level degree from Penn State University. He has been actively employed in the health care industry since 1994.

Medical Home Pilot Project

Family Practice Associates, P.C. is one of sixteen Colorado family medicine practices chosen to participate in the Multi-Stakeholder, Multi-State, Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Pilot Project.

History of FPA

For nearly fifty years, Family Practice Associates, P.C. has been honored to serve the healthcare needs of our community. Our dedicated team of one physician, advanced practitioners, medical assistants and support staff work together to provide high-quality, comprehensive healthcare. We treat all of our patients as we would a member of our own family – with careful consideration, compassion and respect.

Trained and board-certified in family medicine, our physician and advanced practitioners, provide high-quality treatment for a wide array of healthcare needs. From common and acute care illnesses, sports injuries, preventative care and routine physicals to chronic disease management and mental health, our physicians and providers are experts in caring for the whole person.

We believe that one factor in achieving optimal wellness is establishing a long-term, trusted relationship with a physician – a medical home which serves as the “home base” for all of your healthcare needs.

At Family Practice Associates, P.C., we have embraced the expanding role of technology in quantifying evidenced-based, quality patient care. Each patient has a personalized, Electronic Health Record (EHR). This cutting-edge, integrated EHR system is a tool that allows us to track quality as it relates to preventative care and disease management. The EHR is HIPAA compliant and all patient records are completely secure and confidential.

Family Practice Associates, P.C. utilizes local hospitals such as Avista Adventist Hospital, Boulder Community HospitalGood Samaritan Medical CenterLongmont United Hospital, and St. Anthony Hospital. These hospitals are staffed with a full array of excellent specialists, consistently ranks among the nation’s top hospitals for physician and employee satisfaction and is well-known for its outstanding patient care and service.