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Denise Kircher, PA

How are star ratings for providers determined?

Star ratings are based on responses to survey questions that focus on a patient's likelihood to recommend the provider's office to family and friends as well as the provider's care, including whether the provider listened carefully, spent enough time with you, explained things in an easy-to-understand way, and seemed to know important information about your medical history. Press Ganey averages and converts all survey responses into a single star rating, with five stars being the highest.

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Accepting new patients?

  • Not at this time


Professional Distinctions

  • Ms. Kircher graduated at the top of her class at Western University of Health Sciences, with Honors.

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Aeromedicos (volunteer medical care in Baja, Mexico)
  • Member, Surfrider Foundation
  • Volunteer, Santa Barbara Marine Mammal Rescue

Practicing since:

 1998 (26 years)

At Sansum Clinic since:

 1999 (25 years)

Training & Certification

Medical School/Graduate School

  • Western University of Health Sciences, with Honors


  • Physician Assistant Certified, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Additional Information


  • Member, American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Member, California Academy of Physician Assistants 

Special Projects 

  • Provides sports physicals to local junior high and high schools
  • CNA physicals