Sheila R. Wertz, PA-C

Sheila Wertz received her Bachelors of Arts in Kinesiology from the University of Colorado in Boulder. She received her certificate for Physician Assistant for the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver. Since joining Colorado Allergy and Asthma Centers in 2001, she is committed to providing asthma and allergy care to adult and pediatric patients. She enjoys working with children and parents to help families better manage their disease state.

Physician Assistants are trained to take care of a variety of diseases under the supervision of a physician. They are required to take a national certification exam every six years, and to accumulate many hours of continuing education credits every year. Sheila works very closely with our physicians to assure that Colorado Allergy and Asthma Centers patients are taken care of in the finest manner possible.

Wisdom From Sheila R. Wertz, PA-C

Vocal Cord Dysfunction – What is it?

08.08.2011 | Sheila Wertz, PA-C

Vocal Cord Dysfunction or VCD is a medical condition that can mimic asthma. In fact, many people are misdiagnosed with asthma, acid reflux, or psychological disorders before their diagnosis of VCD is made. VCD is an involuntary spasm of their vocal cords. The symptoms of VCD include coughing, shortness of breath, wheezing on inspiration (as... Read more »

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Venom Allergy: Should I be worried?

08.08.2011 | Shiela Wertz, PA-C

With the onset of summer, more people are spending time outdoors.  Being outdoors means greater exposure to stinging insects.  Many people wonder “Am I at increased risk for a life threatening, allergic reaction to a venomous insect (venom allergy) because I have seasonal allergies”? The short answer is No. Just because you are allergic to... Read more »

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