Cody Guggenmos, DO
I’m just a farm boy from northern Nebraska. I spent most of my life checking cows and planting corn before running off to Colorado to become a doctor, and decided I should probably stick around for residency too! I love to play sports and stay active during my free time, and would love to discuss the finer points of Husker football or Premier League soccer with you. I also love traveling, and global medicine is a particular passion of mine. I even met my beautiful fiancée on one of the mission trips I took to Ecuador! Looking forward to getting married soon and sharing this crazy journey with someone else!
Sarah White, DO
Hello! My name is Sarah White, and I grew up in Conifer, CO. From there I traveled to California for undergrad at the University of San Diego, Cleveland Ohio to work with refugees, Erie Pennsylvania for medical school at LECOM and allll over the country for medical rotations only to happily land back in the best place in the world for residency! I like the outdoors, hiking, skiing, running, singing really loud in the car, and plinking around on the guitar. I am passionate about primary care and so grateful to be a part of the team at Sky Ridge Family Medicine residency!
Kindra Galloway, DO
I am Kindra Galloway from Nampa, Idaho. I moved to Virginia for medical school, and for residency, I decided to head back West to be closer to my family. I enjoy competing in the annual family Easter egg hunt, winning any sort of table game or yard game, bingeing on a good Netflix show, playing beach volleyball, and eating Pica Fresa Mexican candy.
Brandon Hoy, DO
I am Brandon Hoy from Findlay, OH. I moved to Colorado right after high school in search of the wild west and a ranch to call my own. I enjoy hiking with my family, watching and playing soccer, and doing anything else active! I do a pretty good Kermit the Frog impression, additionally... it is impossible to do a jumping high five without smiling.
Amanda Torczynski, MD
My name is Amanda Torczynski, and I grew up in Dallas Texas. I came to Denver because I fell in love with the natural beauty around the city, and I came to Rocky Vista University because of their passion for primary care! My interests and hobbies include caring for abandoned/orphaned animals, environmental conservation, yoga, running, meditation, painting, vegan cooking, hiking, and travel. I love animals, and am something of a crazy cat lady.
Phillip Miller, DO
Originally from Maryland, Phil moved to Colorado for medical school at Rocky Vista University. While at RVU, he took an additional year to study and teach Traditional Osteopathic Medicine (neuromuscular medicine) and run a non-profit clinic treating patients in the community. While undertaking additional coursework outside the standard curriculum he met and fell in love with his wife. Together they love to be in the outdoors, hiking their adorable maltipoo, Aria, soaking in the Colorado sun and hanging out in the trees. In the future, they look forward to having a practice together utilizing his knowledge of Family and Neuromuscular Medicine and her trauma therapy and coaching background.
Ashley Chen, DO
Hi everyone! My name is Ashley, and I am a native of Malibu, CA. For my undergraduate degree, I went to Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, then to medical school at Rocky Vista University, did a preliminary year in New York City, and then came back to Denver for Sky Ridge Family Medicine. Like all true Californians, I love my ocean, but the incredible Rocky Mountains makes me forget myself and causes me to do all sorts of things like hike and ski and camp and take endless photos of surrounding nature (I particularly like clouds, sunsets and flowers as my subjects). I’m grateful and excited to be a part of the Sky Ridge Family!
Mollie Ebner, DO
Mollie Ebner was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest on the bustling streets of Portland, Oregon. From a young age she showed great interest in the fields of science and education. After completing her undergraduate degree at Oregon State University, she packed her bags and moved to Seoul, South Korea. There she had many adventures and learned valuable lessons about communication and culture. Upon her return to the United States she enrolled in Western University COMP-NW to continue the enrichment of her mind in the field of medicine. Mollie discovered many passions in her studies including nutrition based medicine, OMM, and preventative care. As she sets out on her next journey to Colorado to complete her Family Medicine Residency, she is accompanied by her partner in adventure, and her pestilent cat, Stria. Mollie is excited about this new endeavor and the people she is going to meet along the way. She enjoys biking, hiking, rafting, traveling, and cooking, as well as many a game night.
Sterling Adams, DO
My name is Sterling Adams. I grew up mostly in Salt Lake City, Utah. I then lived in Southern Bolivia for two years, got my bachelors degree in Biology at Brigham Young University and went to Kansas City University for medical school. I am married to a California babe and have a tuxedo cat named Formal. I was attracted to Denver because of the access to many outdoor recreational activities. I love getting outdoors camping, hiking, biking, longboarding, river rafting, kayaking, fishing, rock climbing, etc. and I love to explore. I also love creating art, such as oil painting and I feel like that is a huge stress reliever for me along with meditation and trying to live as much as I can in the present moment. I want to spend my career as a well-rounded physician practicing in a rural community. The connections the HealthONE family medicine residency program has to communities in Colorado and the residencies desire to train well rounded physicians attracted me to this program. In conclusion, my favorite color is green and I love drinking yerba mate.
Shauna Kelly, DO
I am a Virginian native who fell in love with Colorado instantly a few years back when helping my family move to Colorado. My hobbies range from being a video game collector and enthusiast, a miniature model painter, and spending time with my family that consists of my husband, two dogs, and two cats. I have great interests in women’s health, mental health, and giving back to the community by providing care in under-served areas/populations. I am eager and excited for the opportunity to enrich my medical career in this beautiful state of Colorado.
Grace Kim, DO
Hi everyone! My name is Grace Kim and I was born and raised in South Korea until I was 15. Then I moved to Colorado with my family as an immigrant and attended the University of Colorado in Denver where I majored in Biology and went to Rocky Vista University for my medical school. It was clear to me that I will be a family medicine physician in medical school because I loved all types of patients. My interests are in primary care, preventive medicine and global health.
I am thrilled to continue my medical training as a family medicine physician in Healthone family medicine program and look forward to being part of this community. In my free time I enjoy traveling, hiking, and spending time with my family. A little interesting fact about me is that I love noodles so much. Especially pho and ramen noodles which I can eat them all day everyday!
Leticia Rojas, DO
Hello! My name is Leticia Rojas but I like to go by Letty. I’m originally from Ontario, California which is where my family still resides. Just before moving here to Colorado, I lived in Henderson, Nevada where I completed both a master’s program and then medical school at Touro University Nevada. Given that my
husband and I are both in medicine, our journey brought us to beautiful Colorado for residency. I’ve never experienced actual snow falling, so I am very excited to live here! When my schedule allows, I enjoy family time with my husband and our toddler, Sophia. I also enjoy spending time outside, trying new restaurants, and organizing/decluttering. I look forward to the next few years of residency training and working with patients here at Cornerstone Family Practice.
Michelle Levine, DO
Hello! My name is Michelle Levine and I grew up in Evergreen, Colorado. I spent a few years in California for undergrad at UC Berkeley and returned to Colorado for medical school at Rocky Vista, so I consider myself a hybrid mountain-ocean girl. I enjoy hiking, home yoga, skiing, travel, podcasts, dessert, and spending time with friends and family. Within family medicine I have an interest in serving the special needs population and the health of their families, as well as helping people with chronic medical conditions to adapt to healthier lifestyles and mindsets. I’m looking forward to residency years filled with new growth and friendships!
John Marett, MD
I grew up in Duchesne, a small farming community in rural eastern Utah. I graduated from Weber State University with a BS in Athletic Therapy. For medical school, I attended the University of Utah. I am excited to stay in the beautiful mountains of the west to complete my training in Family Medicine. I am married and the proud father of my two-year-old daughter. In my spare time I read, bake cookies, play guitar and percussion, work in my vegetable garden, go running, cycling, and play disc golf.
Andrew Schmutz, DO
My name is Andrew Schmutz, I’m from Salt Lake City, Utah. I did my undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University in Utah then went to medical school in Kansas City and loved the barbecue there but missed the mountains. I did my 3rd year of medical school in Denver and am looking forward to being close to mountains again. I enjoy skiing, rock climbing, hiking, and rafting.
Gabriela Kaldan, DO
Hiya! I am Gabriela Kaldan. I was born and Brooklyn and raised in New Jersey most of my life. I grew up speaking only Polish until kindergarten. I went to a small college in Fairfield, CT where I spent my four years playing division 1 tennis. I have always stayed active and place a large emphasis on the importance of activity in overall well-being. I was excited to come to Colorado for the skiing, hiking and overall value and culture of spending time outdoors. In my free time I love to ski, pet dogs (please show me pictures of your dogs during an appointment), drink coffee, and cook nutritious and tasty food. I am particularly interested in supporting people on their journey to health by teaching them about healthy eating and finding ways to sneak in exercise in their busy lives!
Kate Stuart, DO
I am Kate Stuart from Gig Harbor, Washington. I spent my childhood reading books up in the arms of apple trees or exploring uncharted seas via row boat armed with fishing poles and dip nets. I attended undergrad in Santa Barbara, California, then stayed there for a few years after college working odd jobs, running along the beach, and learning to fly airplanes. I moved to Denver for medical school at Rocky Vista University and am thrilled to stay here for residency with the strong community of people and abundance of outdoor activity. I have a passion for family medicine and exceptional patient care.
Katie O'Leary, MD
Hi, my name is Katie O’Leary. I’m originally from England but grew up in Albany, New York. I completed my undergraduate degree at Cornell and my medical degree at the University of Rochester. My hobbies include downhill and backcountry skiing, hiking, triathlons, yoga, and playing the violin. A little known fact about me is that I have a black-belt in Aikido and am an expert with nunchakus. I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to live in Colorado and join the team at Cornerstone!
Kyle Adkins, DO
Hello, I’m Kyle Adkins. I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area with my identical twin brother and younger sister. Sports have been a large part of my life since as long as I can remember. I went to Gonzaga University for undergrad where I pitched for their baseball team. My interest in medicine was realized after college, and it stems from my fascination in helping myself and others optimize health. I moved to Colorado to attend Rocky Vista University for medical school, and my wife and I fell in love with the sunshine and active lifestyle that Colorado provides. In my free time, I enjoy volleyball, basketball, rock climbing, hiking and many other outdoors activities, and we are excited to stay in Colorado for residency.
Biana Dorfman, DO
Hello, my name is Biana Dorfman. I was born and raised in Los Angeles and moved to Kansas City for medical school. After completing my first 2 years of medical school in Kansas City, I moved to Denver for third year rotations and have loved living here ever since. In my free time, I enjoy playing basketball, snowboarding, going to live sporting games, and I’ll never turn down a competitive game of ping pong. I also enjoy Latin dancing, particularly salsa and bachata, and was awarded “MVD (most valuable dancer)” of my undergraduate university’s salsa team.
Nate Hainsworth, DO
Hi, I’m Nate. I am from Lindon, Utah. I grew up in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains where I fell in love with rock climbing, running, and biking. I received my bachelors degree in Exercise Science from Brigham Young University, and my medical degree from the University of New England. My wife and I got married between my first and second years of medical school, and she is a writer for a food company based in Manhattan. Together we enjoy trying new foods and traveling. I am incredibly excited to be here in Colorado for this phase of my medical career. I’ve always loved the breadth that family medicine offers including acute and chronic care, sports medicine, pregnancy and family planning, pediatrics, and check ups. I enjoy incorporating all of these aspects into my practice.
Matt Orobona, DO
I am a Colorado native and originally from Boulder. I am very happy to have stayed local for both medical school and residency. As a local I enjoy all things Colorado with passions for hockey, cycling, golf, camping, and hiking. I also enjoy traveling internationally and was part of the global medicine track at RVU. I also enjoy making homemade Brooklyn style pizza and am constantly tinkering with my pizza dough recipe.
Jennifer Speirs, DO
Dr. Speirs is originally from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Idaho. After working for several years as a medical transcriptionist, she decided to follow her dreams and applied for medical school! She was accepted at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has fallen in love with Colorado since being here. She enjoys many outdoor activities with her family and dogs, and believes Colorado is an ideal place to be able to live and work. She is thankful to be staying local for residency training and excited to be a part of the Sky Ridge Family Medicine Program.
Michael Jones, DO
I grew up in northern Wyoming and southeast Idaho, where I fell in love with the great outdoors. My large family was constantly occupied with camping, backpacking, motorcycle riding, skiing, and scouting. We were also heavily involved in sports - my favorites being tennis, basketball, football and, recently, pickleball. I earned my Bachelor's Degree at Brigham Young University in Russian Studies and Business. I subsequently attended medical school at Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University in Arizona. My passions include learning, helping others improve their lives, and forming lasting relationships. I am thrilled to be part of the Family Medicine team here in Aurora, and look forward to making cherished memories during my continued training.