Kathy Avis, RN, BSN
Kathy Avis, RN, BSN is the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Care Coordinator for Tahoe Forest Health System. She comes to this position after working on the Medical-Surgical and Intensive Care Units at Tahoe Forest Hospital, as both an nurse and a Physical Therapy Aide. Kathy has 15 years of combined nursing and physical therapy aide experience in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. She has a BSN from the University of Nevada Reno, as well as a BS in Kinesiology from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Kathy works with individuals who are scheduled for or thinking about having a total joint replacement surgery. With the collaboration of a multidisciplinary team, she helps guide the patient and the family through the surgical procedure preoperatively to postoperatively in a holistic manner. She is a resource to help navigate through our health care system for best patient experience and outcomes. Kathy will be facilitating monthly Total Joint Community Education classes. In her free time she enjoys being outside—biking, skiing, hiking, relaxing on the beach and spending time with her husband and son.
Learn about upcoming events to help you Rethink Healthy
Read our latest magazine issue online
The new TV show about health and health care in Truckee and Lake Tahoe
Stay up-to-date on the latest financial news and board of directors meetings
Get in touch
10121 Pine Avenue
Truckee, CA 96161
Health System eNewsletters
Stay up-to-date on the latest news about the Tahoe Forest
Health System and your health with our eNewsletters.
Tahoe Cancer News
News about programs at the Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest
Let's Stay Connected
Sign up to receive our health system e-newsletters