Bret Paulson is a native of Idaho. He was raised in Coeur d’Alene and graduated with dean’s honors from Ricks College and Idaho State University. He also completed his graduate studies at Idaho State University in the physician assistant program.
Bret has a broad employment history having worked six years of family practice in Carson City, Nevada, and 18 months with Tahoe Fracture & Orthopaedics, where he specialized in the spine. He joined Lewiston Orthopaedics in August 2008 and works directly with Dr. Regan B. Hansen.
In 1988, Bret received an Outstanding Citizens Award from the mayor of Coeur d’Alene related to services rendered for his Eagle Scout Award. He is the oldest of five children. He served a two-year mission for his church in St. Louis, Missouri, where he enjoyed working in several large hospitals. He and his wife, Rhonda, have four children. His hobbies include camping, fishing, hunting, and motorcycles.