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Ashley Pfatenhauer
Credentialing & Contracting Specialist
Contact Info
Phone: 435.215.0230
Degree: College of the Ozarks; Point Lookout, MO - Business Administration

Ashley is the Credentialing Specialist and Administrative Assistant at Southwest Spine and Pain Center. She has worked in healthcare for 13 years. Ashley joined Southwest Spine and Pain in 2012 and has held many positions within the company. Currently, Ashley is responsible for all aspects of credentialing, re-credentialing, and physician privileging for all 31 medical providers within 16 locations throughout Utah. She also works as an administrative assistant to the managing partners.

Ashley moved to Utah from Reno, NV where she worked at Renown Health as an administrative assistant to the Director of Outpatient Imaging and performed prior authorizations for outpatient imaging. Throughout her career, Ashley has worked with several specialties which include: pain management, chiropractic, imaging, rheumatology, laboratory, and behavioral health. Within each of these specialties, she has performed many jobs including patient services, billing, prior authorizations, administrative assistant, and provider credentialing.

Ashley attended College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO where she majored in Business Administration and was a member of the women’s basketball team.

When asked to describe why she loves her job, Ashley says, “I couldn’t imagine working for a better company than Southwest Spine and Pain Center. After working here for over 7 years, I’m continually amazed at the quality of care our patients receive from the most caring and compassionate providers and staff. Our providers are the best in business when it comes to Pain Management, in my opinion.”

Out of the office, Ashley grew up in Missouri. She enjoys going back to the Midwest to spend time with her family any chance she gets. Her hobbies include traveling, being outdoors, going to sporting events and concerts, and relaxing with friends. She loves baseball, basketball, motocross, and football, but is especially passionate about Dixie State University Baseball and the Green Bay Packers. Ashley is married to Chris and they have three daughters, Dylan, Cadence, Colbie, and fur baby Charlie.


Vista Healthcare offers locations throughout Utah in a variety of specialties, including pain management, neurology, rheumatology, and more. We are proud to provide the most comprehensive medical care in the state, with a team of highly-experienced providers and staff with world-class training.