Current Residents

Alexzandra Adler, MD

University of Utah

Alexzandra Adler, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

I genuinely love all aspects of the field of OB-GYN, everything from labor and delivery to gynecologic procedures in the OR to discussing contraceptive options in the clinic. I am also very interested in getting formally involved with medical education and women’s health policy decision making in residency and beyond.


Education

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

Undergrad

University of Utah School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Denver (in my humble opinion) has the perfect combination of restaurants, breweries, arts/museums, professional sports and access to the outdoors!


Personal Interests

My husband and I love to get outside with our 2 pups whenever possible. You can often find us outside hiking, biking, snowboarding and/or rock climbing. And if we are not doing that, we are probably exploring a new restaurant or brewery!

Adeola Akapo, MD

Morehouse

Adeola Akapo, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

I love the variety in OB-GYN and the opportunity to help women at all stages of life. I‘m most interested in health advocacy, advancing health equity for underserved people, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, and family planning.


Education

University of Pittsburgh

Undergrad

Morehouse School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

I love the sunny days and friendly people.


Personal Interests

Lifting, kickboxing, dancing and hiking. I also love to travel and try new foods.

Meisha Baker, MD

Howard University

Meisha Baker, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

My main interest is to be able to reach underserved populations and provide education and awareness about sexual and reproductive health. I am also interested in MFM but definitely open to exploring other subspecialties and excited to experience all the various aspects of my field.


Education

Cornell University

Undergrad

Howard University College of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

All the beautiful views.


Personal Interests

Cooking and baking for my family and friends, trying new restaurants, travelling, soaking up sunshine, and petting all the cute puppies I find along the way!

Alexzandra Adler, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

I genuinely love all aspects of the field of OB-GYN, everything from labor and delivery to gynecologic procedures in the OR to discussing contraceptive options in the clinic. I am also very interested in getting formally involved with medical education and women’s health policy decision making in residency and beyond.


Education

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

Undergrad

University of Utah School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Denver (in my humble opinion) has the perfect combination of restaurants, breweries, arts/museums, professional sports and access to the outdoors!


Personal Interests

My husband and I love to get outside with our 2 pups whenever possible. You can often find us outside hiking, biking, snowboarding and/or rock climbing. And if we are not doing that, we are probably exploring a new restaurant or brewery!

Adeola Akapo, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

I love the variety in OB-GYN and the opportunity to help women at all stages of life. I‘m most interested in health advocacy, advancing health equity for underserved people, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, and family planning.


Education

University of Pittsburgh

Undergrad

Morehouse School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

I love the sunny days and friendly people.


Personal Interests

Lifting, kickboxing, dancing and hiking. I also love to travel and try new foods.

Meisha Baker, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

My main interest is to be able to reach underserved populations and provide education and awareness about sexual and reproductive health. I am also interested in MFM but definitely open to exploring other subspecialties and excited to experience all the various aspects of my field.


Education

Cornell University

Undergrad

Howard University College of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

All the beautiful views.


Personal Interests

Cooking and baking for my family and friends, trying new restaurants, travelling, soaking up sunshine, and petting all the cute puppies I find along the way!

Erin Drake, MD

University of Colorado

Erin Drake, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

Adolescent medicine, contraceptive counseling, improving access to reproductive healthcare, and medical education. I love the breadth of this specialty and I’m excited to explore my interests more throughout residency!


Education

Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

Undergrad

University of Colorado, School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Having my family close by, the mountains, and sunshine all year round!


Personal Interests

Reading for fun (when I have time), traveling, getting outside and enjoying beautiful Colorado!

Kelsey Goon, MD

Case Western Reserve University

Kelsey Goon, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

I love that OB-GYN covers such a full spectrum of care and am especially interested in its intersections with informatics and technology.


Education

Duke University

Undergrad

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Mountains and Sunshine - There are reasons to be outdoors and active during every season!


Personal Interests

I generally like being active but historically soccer was my sport. I'm also a pretty big fan of all things foodie - from roaming farmers markets to experimenting in my kitchen.

Nicola Hendricks, MD

Morehouse

Nicola Hendricks, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

I love the variety and breadth of opportunities within the field of OB-GYN. I am excited to care for, champion, and empower women, and have a particular interest in working with underserved populations domestically, as well as, globally.


Education

University of Miami

Undergrad

Morehouse School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The beautiful outdoor scenery and active environment that hopefully will inspire and motivate me!


Personal Interests

Spending time with family and friends, dancing, exploring new restaurants, the Miami Heat, traveling, and any water activity!

Cosette Kathawa, MD

Case Western Reserve University

Cosette Kathawa, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

I love everything about OB-GYN, and feel really fortunate to be able to care for women throughout their lives. I am especially interested in reproductive justice, family planning, and working to alleviate health disparities.


Education

University of Michigan

Undergrad

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

I'm so excited for the sunshine and am looking forward to exploring the food scene, nearby hiking trails, and national parks!


Personal Interests

Cooking for friends and family, running, yoga, hiking, and British period dramas (I'm always up for watching Pride and Prejudice or Call the Midwife).

Erin Drake, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

Adolescent medicine, contraceptive counseling, improving access to reproductive healthcare, and medical education. I love the breadth of this specialty and I’m excited to explore my interests more throughout residency!


Education

Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

Undergrad

University of Colorado, School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Having my family close by, the mountains, and sunshine all year round!


Personal Interests

Reading for fun (when I have time), traveling, getting outside and enjoying beautiful Colorado!

Kelsey Goon, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

I love that OB-GYN covers such a full spectrum of care and am especially interested in its intersections with informatics and technology.


Education

Duke University

Undergrad

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Mountains and Sunshine - There are reasons to be outdoors and active during every season!


Personal Interests

I generally like being active but historically soccer was my sport. I'm also a pretty big fan of all things foodie - from roaming farmers markets to experimenting in my kitchen.

Nicola Hendricks, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

I love the variety and breadth of opportunities within the field of OB-GYN. I am excited to care for, champion, and empower women, and have a particular interest in working with underserved populations domestically, as well as, globally.


Education

University of Miami

Undergrad

Morehouse School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The beautiful outdoor scenery and active environment that hopefully will inspire and motivate me!


Personal Interests

Spending time with family and friends, dancing, exploring new restaurants, the Miami Heat, traveling, and any water activity!

Cosette Kathawa, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

I love everything about OB-GYN, and feel really fortunate to be able to care for women throughout their lives. I am especially interested in reproductive justice, family planning, and working to alleviate health disparities.


Education

University of Michigan

Undergrad

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

I'm so excited for the sunshine and am looking forward to exploring the food scene, nearby hiking trails, and national parks!


Personal Interests

Cooking for friends and family, running, yoga, hiking, and British period dramas (I'm always up for watching Pride and Prejudice or Call the Midwife).

Hilary Novatt, MD

University of Southern California

Hilary Novatt, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

I love every aspect of OB-GYN and women’s health! This specialty is a perfect combination of surgery, medicine, and advocacy, and I am always inspired in this field that allows you to develop such meaningful relationships with patients and also enact social and policy change on a larger scale.


Education

Duke University

Undergrad

Keck School of Medicine of USC

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

There is just so much to do! You can’t beat being able to do so many different things outside all year long, from snow sports to enjoying the sunshine and everything in between.


Personal Interests

Fitness classes (esp. bootcamp style and spinning), yoga, running, hiking, spending time with friends, exploring restaurants and breweries, music and concerts.

Delisa Quayson, MD

Wayne State University

Delisa Quayson, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

Almost certainly going to be a generalist. My favorite part of OB-GYN is the labor floor and prenatal clinic, it’s always an exciting day. No birth is the same, there’s always something exciting and new to learn.


Education

Michigan State University

Undergrad

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The people!! Coming from the Midwest, I love how nice and engaging people in Denver are! There is also always something fun and new to explore in the city.


Personal Interests

Self-acclaimed avid baker and chef. I enjoy the outdoors and love getting a good workout in at the gym. I love to travel and experience new cultures and cuisines. I’m always trying to learn new languages.

Melyssa Wilde, MD

University of Washington

Melyssa Wilde, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

I am passionate about reproductive justice, the intersection of LGBTQ medicine and OB-GYN, as well as pediatric and adolescent gynecology.


Education

University of Washington

Undergrad

University of Washington School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Being from Seattle, Denver offers much of the outdoor adventures that I enjoy and love — but with the added benefit of SUNSHINE! Hard to compete with that!


Personal Interests

I am an avid backpacker and cyclist and am a collector of crafting hobbies. My current crafting obsession is woodworking though I am hoping to expand my hobbies to include gardening.

Hilary Novatt, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

I love every aspect of OB-GYN and women’s health! This specialty is a perfect combination of surgery, medicine, and advocacy, and I am always inspired in this field that allows you to develop such meaningful relationships with patients and also enact social and policy change on a larger scale.


Education

Duke University

Undergrad

Keck School of Medicine of USC

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

There is just so much to do! You can’t beat being able to do so many different things outside all year long, from snow sports to enjoying the sunshine and everything in between.


Personal Interests

Fitness classes (esp. bootcamp style and spinning), yoga, running, hiking, spending time with friends, exploring restaurants and breweries, music and concerts.

Delisa Quayson, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

Almost certainly going to be a generalist. My favorite part of OB-GYN is the labor floor and prenatal clinic, it’s always an exciting day. No birth is the same, there’s always something exciting and new to learn.


Education

Michigan State University

Undergrad

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The people!! Coming from the Midwest, I love how nice and engaging people in Denver are! There is also always something fun and new to explore in the city.


Personal Interests

Self-acclaimed avid baker and chef. I enjoy the outdoors and love getting a good workout in at the gym. I love to travel and experience new cultures and cuisines. I’m always trying to learn new languages.

Melyssa Wilde, MD

Intern


OB-GYN Interests

I am passionate about reproductive justice, the intersection of LGBTQ medicine and OB-GYN, as well as pediatric and adolescent gynecology.


Education

University of Washington

Undergrad

University of Washington School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Being from Seattle, Denver offers much of the outdoor adventures that I enjoy and love — but with the added benefit of SUNSHINE! Hard to compete with that!


Personal Interests

I am an avid backpacker and cyclist and am a collector of crafting hobbies. My current crafting obsession is woodworking though I am hoping to expand my hobbies to include gardening.

Sydney Archer, MD, MPH

Emory University​​

Sydney Archer, MD, MPH

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Public Health and Reproductive Epidemiology


Education

Emory University

Undergrad

Emory School of Medicine

Medical School

Emory Rollins School of Public Health (MPH)

Graduate School

Why I Like Denver

There are always so many fun activities and outdoor spaces to hang out!


Personal Interests

Being outdoors, hanging with my co-interns, lifting, and triathlons.

Jenny Christl, MD

University of Wisconsin

Jenny Christl, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

What I love about OB-GYN is that there is so much variety within the field. I am so excited to care for women at all stages of their lives, from L&D, to the OR, to Family Planning clinic, and everything in between.


Education

Johns Hopkins University

Undergrad

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

I love so much about Denver! The weather is beautiful and sunny, there’s easy access to the mountains, and so many great restaurants and breweries!


Personal Interests

Hiking, biking, spending time with family and friends, brunch, breweries, and the Green Bay Packers ;)

Erin Franks, MD

East Carolina University

Erin Franks, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, health policy, increasing health literacy and access for local and global underserved populations.


Education

Queens University of Charlotte

Undergrad

Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

There is always something going on!


Personal Interests

Anything outside! Tennis, hiking, biking, fly-fishing, live music! Exploring new cities, breweries, and restaurants!

Sydney Archer, MD, MPH

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Public Health and Reproductive Epidemiology


Education

Emory University

Undergrad

Emory School of Medicine

Medical School

Emory Rollins School of Public Health (MPH)

Graduate School

Why I Like Denver

There are always so many fun activities and outdoor spaces to hang out!


Personal Interests

Being outdoors, hanging with my co-interns, lifting, and triathlons.

Jenny Christl, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

What I love about OB-GYN is that there is so much variety within the field. I am so excited to care for women at all stages of their lives, from L&D, to the OR, to Family Planning clinic, and everything in between.


Education

Johns Hopkins University

Undergrad

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

I love so much about Denver! The weather is beautiful and sunny, there’s easy access to the mountains, and so many great restaurants and breweries!


Personal Interests

Hiking, biking, spending time with family and friends, brunch, breweries, and the Green Bay Packers ;)

Erin Franks, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, health policy, increasing health literacy and access for local and global underserved populations.


Education

Queens University of Charlotte

Undergrad

Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

There is always something going on!


Personal Interests

Anything outside! Tennis, hiking, biking, fly-fishing, live music! Exploring new cities, breweries, and restaurants!

Julie Friedman, MD

University of Wisconsin

Julie Friedman, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I have enjoyed everything in this field so far! At this point I am leaning towards REI or MFM, but am excited to try everything. I also have a particular interest in doing research in integrative medicine and women’s health.


Education

University of California, Berkeley

Undergrad

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

I love the great food, music, sunshine, and fun things to do in nature. Plus the people are awesome!


Personal Interests

Spending time with my friends and family, running, hiking, swimming, yoga, and trying all the amazing restaurants in Denver.

Parisa Khalighi, MD

Case Western University

Parisa Khalighi, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Truly everything: the wide scope of OB-GYN, including preventive care and the variety of sub-specialties it offers, is what attracted me to this specialty. I am so excited to serve, explore, and find my niche- stay tuned!


Education

University of Washington

Undergrad

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Its culture of staying active, interesting, and happy! The sunshine definitely helps with that.


Personal Interests

My family, the classic hiking+brunches+brews combination, Persian cooking, hosting guests, squash, The Office re-runs, and 90’s hiphop.

Megan Masten, MD

Michigan State University

Megan Masten, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Reproductive justice is my passion along with underserved medicine – but everything in OB-GYN is interesting to me.


Education

University of Michigan

Undergrad

Michigan State College of Human Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

I love that outdoor access is available here, and the sunshine is amazing! I love hiking and camping and going to national parks and am very excited to explore.


Personal Interests

I’m a big fan of farmer’s markets, kombucha, and being out in nature! I love yoga and spending time in the sun.

Julie Friedman, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I have enjoyed everything in this field so far! At this point I am leaning towards REI or MFM, but am excited to try everything. I also have a particular interest in doing research in integrative medicine and women’s health.


Education

University of California, Berkeley

Undergrad

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

I love the great food, music, sunshine, and fun things to do in nature. Plus the people are awesome!


Personal Interests

Spending time with my friends and family, running, hiking, swimming, yoga, and trying all the amazing restaurants in Denver.

Parisa Khalighi, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Truly everything: the wide scope of OB-GYN, including preventive care and the variety of sub-specialties it offers, is what attracted me to this specialty. I am so excited to serve, explore, and find my niche- stay tuned!


Education

University of Washington

Undergrad

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Its culture of staying active, interesting, and happy! The sunshine definitely helps with that.


Personal Interests

My family, the classic hiking+brunches+brews combination, Persian cooking, hosting guests, squash, The Office re-runs, and 90’s hiphop.

Megan Masten, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Reproductive justice is my passion along with underserved medicine – but everything in OB-GYN is interesting to me.


Education

University of Michigan

Undergrad

Michigan State College of Human Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

I love that outdoor access is available here, and the sunshine is amazing! I love hiking and camping and going to national parks and am very excited to explore.


Personal Interests

I’m a big fan of farmer’s markets, kombucha, and being out in nature! I love yoga and spending time in the sun.

Robyn Shaffer, MD

Stanford University

Robyn Shaffer, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love the broad range of how OB-GYN providers can impact women’s health! I’m particularly interested in gyncologic oncology, surgical outcomes and medical education.


Education

Yale University

Undergrad

Stanford School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The mountains! Especially Breck in the winter.


Personal Interests

Hiking, snowboarding, and climbing; going to an Avs game; discovering a new food hall!

Dana Siegel, MD

Wayne State University

Dana Siegel, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

There are many things that I love about OB-GYN but I am particularly drawn to the obstetrical side of the field due to the close relationships that I am able to form with women as they go through some of the most life-changing moments in their lives. I am also passionate about fertility preservation and interested in how nutrition, the environment, and socioeconomic status play a role in a woman’s reproductive health.


Education

Tufts University

Undergrad

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The 300 days of sunshine with minimal humidity, the close proximity to the mountains, the amount of gluten-free food options, and the amazing dog to human ratio.


Personal Interests

Being outside and exploring the outdoors especially via hiking or snowboarding, spending time with family and friends, playing tennis, and board games.

Natalie Taylor, MD

Temple University​​​

Natalie Taylor, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love taking care of women and their reproductive health needs. From contraceptive counseling to Labor & Delivery, I love how we get to see the whole spectrum.


Education

Northwestern University

Undergrad

Temple University School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The ability to get outside and enjoy nature so easily and the laidback culture of the people here. Also, the many days of sunshine!


Personal Interests

Anything in the water: Surfing, SUPing, Swimming.

Robyn Shaffer, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love the broad range of how OB-GYN providers can impact women’s health! I’m particularly interested in gyncologic oncology, surgical outcomes and medical education.


Education

Yale University

Undergrad

Stanford School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The mountains! Especially Breck in the winter.


Personal Interests

Hiking, snowboarding, and climbing; going to an Avs game; discovering a new food hall!

Dana Siegel, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

There are many things that I love about OB-GYN but I am particularly drawn to the obstetrical side of the field due to the close relationships that I am able to form with women as they go through some of the most life-changing moments in their lives. I am also passionate about fertility preservation and interested in how nutrition, the environment, and socioeconomic status play a role in a woman’s reproductive health.


Education

Tufts University

Undergrad

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The 300 days of sunshine with minimal humidity, the close proximity to the mountains, the amount of gluten-free food options, and the amazing dog to human ratio.


Personal Interests

Being outside and exploring the outdoors especially via hiking or snowboarding, spending time with family and friends, playing tennis, and board games.

Natalie Taylor, MD

2nd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love taking care of women and their reproductive health needs. From contraceptive counseling to Labor & Delivery, I love how we get to see the whole spectrum.


Education

Northwestern University

Undergrad

Temple University School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The ability to get outside and enjoy nature so easily and the laidback culture of the people here. Also, the many days of sunshine!


Personal Interests

Anything in the water: Surfing, SUPing, Swimming.

Catherine Callinan​, MD

New York Medical College

Catherine Callinan​, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I am leaning towards Maternal-Fetal Medicine because I enjoy the overlap of medicine and obstetrics. I also love working with pregnant patients and labor and delivery.


Education

University of Pennsylvania

Undergrad

New York Medical College

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

After 2 weeks here, my favorite thing about Denver so far is all the SUNSHINE and the mountains. I have already been to some great breweries and restaurants, too. I also love my aunt’s new puppy, Atlas, who lives nearby (see pic).


Personal Interests

I enjoy hiking, skiing, and binge watching Netflix. I also am a big fan of craft IPAs and brunch.

Christopher Cantwell​, MD

Florida International University

Christopher Cantwell​, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I’m eager to explore all facets of this specialty over the next four years, but I have a particular interest in gynecologic oncology, family planning, and physician advocacy. I hope to use what I learn in the course of my training to empower the women I treat.


Education

New York University

Undergrad

FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

It’s proximity to some of the most gorgeous scenery I’ve witnessed. I’m so excited to explore the outdoors and rekindle my love for skiing and hiking.


Personal Interests

I’m a nerd at heart and love all things tech and sci-fi. At the same time, I also love cooking, baking, and running (so I can eat everything I make). My perfect Sunday involves a long run followed by fresh baked cookies and a Star Wars marathon (episodes 4, 5, and 6, obviously).

Jessica Crowe​​​​, MD

University of Washington

Jessica Crowe​​​​, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love everything this field has to offer, especially obstetrics and family planning. I’m most passionate about reproductive rights, access to care, and providing quality healthcare to underserved populations!


Education

University of California, Los Angeles

Undergrad

University of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

I’m so excited to be back in a state that has sunshine year-round! I love the mountains and access to the outdoors and how friendly and laid-back people are here!


Personal Interests

I love spending time outdoors, trying new restaurants, music, reading and audiobooks, swimming, spending time with friends, and exploring with my husband and dog!

Catherine Callinan​, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I am leaning towards Maternal-Fetal Medicine because I enjoy the overlap of medicine and obstetrics. I also love working with pregnant patients and labor and delivery.


Education

University of Pennsylvania

Undergrad

New York Medical College

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

After 2 weeks here, my favorite thing about Denver so far is all the SUNSHINE and the mountains. I have already been to some great breweries and restaurants, too. I also love my aunt’s new puppy, Atlas, who lives nearby (see pic).


Personal Interests

I enjoy hiking, skiing, and binge watching Netflix. I also am a big fan of craft IPAs and brunch.

Christopher Cantwell​, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I’m eager to explore all facets of this specialty over the next four years, but I have a particular interest in gynecologic oncology, family planning, and physician advocacy. I hope to use what I learn in the course of my training to empower the women I treat.


Education

New York University

Undergrad

FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

It’s proximity to some of the most gorgeous scenery I’ve witnessed. I’m so excited to explore the outdoors and rekindle my love for skiing and hiking.


Personal Interests

I’m a nerd at heart and love all things tech and sci-fi. At the same time, I also love cooking, baking, and running (so I can eat everything I make). My perfect Sunday involves a long run followed by fresh baked cookies and a Star Wars marathon (episodes 4, 5, and 6, obviously).

Jessica Crowe​​​​, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love everything this field has to offer, especially obstetrics and family planning. I’m most passionate about reproductive rights, access to care, and providing quality healthcare to underserved populations!


Education

University of California, Los Angeles

Undergrad

University of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

I’m so excited to be back in a state that has sunshine year-round! I love the mountains and access to the outdoors and how friendly and laid-back people are here!


Personal Interests

I love spending time outdoors, trying new restaurants, music, reading and audiobooks, swimming, spending time with friends, and exploring with my husband and dog!

Kathryn Feller​, MD

Indiana University

Kathryn Feller​, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love the wide variety that our specialty brings, so it’s hard to pick a favorite topic. But, I love working with the underserved populations in our community, especially regarding adolescent access to birth control and substance abuse in pregnancy.


Education

Purdue University

Undergrad

Indiana University, School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The mountains are nearly in your backyard! So many great hikes and outdoor activities are within a day trip, and there is so much green space right in downtown. And everywhere is dog friendly!


Personal Interests

Traveling! Anywhere and everywhere. Trying new food, hiking, exploring Denver’s abundant breweries, and most importantly, petting as many dogs as possible.

Jamie Gilroy​, MD

University of Colorado

Jamie Gilroy​, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Everything! I chose OB-GYN for the variety, and am excited to explore the full breadth of the field further during residency.


Education

University of Vermont

Undergrad

University of Colorado, School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Denver is fantastic. It’s close to the mountains, the sun is always out, and there are no mosquitos.


Personal Interests

Like many who choose to make Colorado their home, I enjoy hiking, running, skiing, and aprés-skiing. I am also a huge Fleetwood Mac fan!

Jennifer Haag​, MD, MPH

Ohio State University

Jennifer Haag​, MD, MPH

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Everything! I love the variety in the field and am excited to explore everything OB-GYN has to offer during my intern year. My previous research experience has been in GYN Onc, which I loved!


Education

Northwestern University

Undergrad

Ohio State University College of Medicine

Medical School

Ohio State University (MPH)

Graduate School

Why I Like Denver

The people! Also great weather, mountain activities, and trying new restaurants and breweries.


Personal Interests

Triathlons, running, biking, hiking, cooking/baking, eating, traveling, hanging out with my husband and cats.

Kathryn Feller​, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love the wide variety that our specialty brings, so it’s hard to pick a favorite topic. But, I love working with the underserved populations in our community, especially regarding adolescent access to birth control and substance abuse in pregnancy.


Education

Purdue University

Undergrad

Indiana University, School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The mountains are nearly in your backyard! So many great hikes and outdoor activities are within a day trip, and there is so much green space right in downtown. And everywhere is dog friendly!


Personal Interests

Traveling! Anywhere and everywhere. Trying new food, hiking, exploring Denver’s abundant breweries, and most importantly, petting as many dogs as possible.

Jamie Gilroy​, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Everything! I chose OB-GYN for the variety, and am excited to explore the full breadth of the field further during residency.


Education

University of Vermont

Undergrad

University of Colorado, School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Denver is fantastic. It’s close to the mountains, the sun is always out, and there are no mosquitos.


Personal Interests

Like many who choose to make Colorado their home, I enjoy hiking, running, skiing, and aprés-skiing. I am also a huge Fleetwood Mac fan!

Jennifer Haag​, MD, MPH

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Everything! I love the variety in the field and am excited to explore everything OB-GYN has to offer during my intern year. My previous research experience has been in GYN Onc, which I loved!


Education

Northwestern University

Undergrad

Ohio State University College of Medicine

Medical School

Ohio State University (MPH)

Graduate School

Why I Like Denver

The people! Also great weather, mountain activities, and trying new restaurants and breweries.


Personal Interests

Triathlons, running, biking, hiking, cooking/baking, eating, traveling, hanging out with my husband and cats.

Breana Hill​, MD

New York Medical College​

Breana Hill​, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I appreciate the diversity our field offers - we get to be surgical and medical specialists, all with the central focus of women’s health. If I had to pick a subspecialty right now though, it would definitely be GynOnc.


Education

University of California, Davis

Undergrad

New York Medical College

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The accessibility to the mountains! And also the people I’ve met so far are awesome and incredibly down to earth.


Personal Interests

Hiking, backpacking, cycling, snowboarding, and playing with all the dogs.

Taylor Pitt, MD

University of Arizona

Taylor Pitt, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love OB-GYN because I am able advance my interests in women’s health, public health and surgery, all as a part of one specialty. I also feel privileged to be a part of women’s lives at many defining moments.


Education

Vanderbilt University

Undergrad

University of Arizona, College of Medicine Phoenix

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

So far Denver has been nothing short of amazing. Great food (see personal interests!) and great people plus amazing sunsets.


Personal Interests

Spending time with family and friends, eating delicious food, tennis and travel.

Jeanne Sullivan, MD

Commonwealth Medical College​

Jeanne Sullivan, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I cannot wait to get into the OR and figure out my focus. I am interested in learning how to best advocate for women and women’s health (and evidence-based!) policies. I’m also incredibly excited to counsel women on the transitions of life especially as more research is targeted to sexual health and menopause.


Education

University of Pittsburgh

Undergrad

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

My new resident family is here! There are so many interesting and fun people congregating here, eager to meet other people and try new things. It is sunny with a diverse landscape that I can’t wait to explore. And there are a lot of dogs...


Personal Interests

Competitive sports! Cooking. Visiting new breweries and restaurants. Crafting. Dogs.

Breana Hill​, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I appreciate the diversity our field offers - we get to be surgical and medical specialists, all with the central focus of women’s health. If I had to pick a subspecialty right now though, it would definitely be GynOnc.


Education

University of California, Davis

Undergrad

New York Medical College

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The accessibility to the mountains! And also the people I’ve met so far are awesome and incredibly down to earth.


Personal Interests

Hiking, backpacking, cycling, snowboarding, and playing with all the dogs.

Taylor Pitt, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love OB-GYN because I am able advance my interests in women’s health, public health and surgery, all as a part of one specialty. I also feel privileged to be a part of women’s lives at many defining moments.


Education

Vanderbilt University

Undergrad

University of Arizona, College of Medicine Phoenix

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

So far Denver has been nothing short of amazing. Great food (see personal interests!) and great people plus amazing sunsets.


Personal Interests

Spending time with family and friends, eating delicious food, tennis and travel.

Jeanne Sullivan, MD

3rd Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I cannot wait to get into the OR and figure out my focus. I am interested in learning how to best advocate for women and women’s health (and evidence-based!) policies. I’m also incredibly excited to counsel women on the transitions of life especially as more research is targeted to sexual health and menopause.


Education

University of Pittsburgh

Undergrad

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

My new resident family is here! There are so many interesting and fun people congregating here, eager to meet other people and try new things. It is sunny with a diverse landscape that I can’t wait to explore. And there are a lot of dogs...


Personal Interests

Competitive sports! Cooking. Visiting new breweries and restaurants. Crafting. Dogs.

Alyson Banegas, MD

University of New Mexico​​

Alyson Banegas, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

From surgery to contraceptive counseling, I enjoy all aspects of this field. I like the diversity and many options that can arise from OB-GYN.


Education

New Mexico State University

Undergrad

University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

All of it! I love having so many places to explore in the city while still being close to the mountains for hiking and other outdoor activities.


Personal Interests

I love being outside and being active. I enjoy running, cooking and hiking. I am a big sports fan, especially college basketball!

Rosella Bissonnette, MD

Louisiana State University

Rosella Bissonnette, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love family planning, adolescent medicine, and gynecologic surgery.


Education

Tulane University

Undergrad

Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

It’s close to the mountains and it’s sunny so often!


Personal Interests

Music, my adorable cat, camping, skiing, and traveling.

Elizabeth Clain, MD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Elizabeth Clain, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love the variety of OB-GYN! I lean more towards obstetrics but also love doing procedures and surgeries. I’m excited to start figuring out what type of career I want as I go through intern year!


Education

Harvard University

Undergrad

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Great weather, nearby mountains, tasty residents, tons of breweries, and most importantly, my amazing co-residents!


Personal Interests

Exploring my new city, spending time with friends, skiing, reading, and hunting for a dog to adopt.

Alyson Banegas, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

From surgery to contraceptive counseling, I enjoy all aspects of this field. I like the diversity and many options that can arise from OB-GYN.


Education

New Mexico State University

Undergrad

University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

All of it! I love having so many places to explore in the city while still being close to the mountains for hiking and other outdoor activities.


Personal Interests

I love being outside and being active. I enjoy running, cooking and hiking. I am a big sports fan, especially college basketball!

Rosella Bissonnette, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love family planning, adolescent medicine, and gynecologic surgery.


Education

Tulane University

Undergrad

Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

It’s close to the mountains and it’s sunny so often!


Personal Interests

Music, my adorable cat, camping, skiing, and traveling.

Elizabeth Clain, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love the variety of OB-GYN! I lean more towards obstetrics but also love doing procedures and surgeries. I’m excited to start figuring out what type of career I want as I go through intern year!


Education

Harvard University

Undergrad

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Great weather, nearby mountains, tasty residents, tons of breweries, and most importantly, my amazing co-residents!


Personal Interests

Exploring my new city, spending time with friends, skiing, reading, and hunting for a dog to adopt.

Lindsay Goad​​, MD

University of Iowa

Lindsay Goad​​, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love the diversity of OB-GYN and getting to take care of women of all ages. Having the opportunity to deliver babies, see patients in clinic and perform surgery all in one day is amazing and makes everyday exciting!


Education

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Undergrad

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The mountains, sunny weather and great people who enjoy the same activities as me!


Personal Interests

I love the outdoors - running, hiking, skiing. I also enjoy trying new restaurants and breweries, live music and sporting events, college football and traveling.

Mary Kinyoun, MD

University of Nebraska

Mary Kinyoun, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love most aspects of OB-GYN and really enjoy the variety of our specialty. Current areas of interest are adolescent/teen pregnancies and reproductive health, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and patient health literacy.


Education

Creighton University

Undergrad

University of Nebraska

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Denver is a young, fun city with lots to do. People are active and very friendly. The best part is being close to the mountains to spend your days off outside!


Personal Interests

Spending time with my husband and labradoodle-Hank, hiking, exercise, cooking, and autobiographical books by female comedians.

Alida Leavitt, MD

University of Colorado

Alida Leavitt, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love it all! Working with women of diverse backgrounds, the variety, and my interest in reproductive justice are just a few of the reasons why I love OB-GYN.


Education

Bates College

Undergrad

University of Colorado, School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Outdoor access and the growing food scene!


Personal Interests

Spending time outdoors with my husband and friends, hosting dinner parties, urban bike adventures, skiing as much as possible.

Lindsay Goad​​, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love the diversity of OB-GYN and getting to take care of women of all ages. Having the opportunity to deliver babies, see patients in clinic and perform surgery all in one day is amazing and makes everyday exciting!


Education

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Undergrad

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

The mountains, sunny weather and great people who enjoy the same activities as me!


Personal Interests

I love the outdoors - running, hiking, skiing. I also enjoy trying new restaurants and breweries, live music and sporting events, college football and traveling.

Mary Kinyoun, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love most aspects of OB-GYN and really enjoy the variety of our specialty. Current areas of interest are adolescent/teen pregnancies and reproductive health, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and patient health literacy.


Education

Creighton University

Undergrad

University of Nebraska

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Denver is a young, fun city with lots to do. People are active and very friendly. The best part is being close to the mountains to spend your days off outside!


Personal Interests

Spending time with my husband and labradoodle-Hank, hiking, exercise, cooking, and autobiographical books by female comedians.

Alida Leavitt, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

I love it all! Working with women of diverse backgrounds, the variety, and my interest in reproductive justice are just a few of the reasons why I love OB-GYN.


Education

Bates College

Undergrad

University of Colorado, School of Medicine

Medical School

Why I Like Denver

Outdoor access and the growing food scene!


Personal Interests

Spending time outdoors with my husband and friends, hosting dinner parties, urban bike adventures, skiing as much as possible.

Kelsey Petrie, MD

University of Washington

Kelsey Petrie, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

General OB-GYN, Advocacy, Family Planning, Health Disparities


Education

University of Washington

Undergrad

University of Washington

Medical School

Columbia

Graduate School

Why I Like Denver

Sunshine and mountains! And my co-residents!


Personal Interests

Hiking, running, cooking, reading, yoga, exploring with my husband and our dog.

Carrie Wilson, MD

Northwestern University

Carrie Wilson, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Everything! But my prior research has focused on STI screening and access to contraception for underserved adolescents.


Education

Tufts University

Undergrad

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Medical/Graduate School

Why I Like Denver

Endless sunshine and proximity to the mountains!


Personal Interests

Hiking, soccer, improving my skiing abilities, and of course spending time with my amazing co-residents.

Joanna Wong, MD

Tufts University

Joanna Wong, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Women’s reproductive rights, underserved medicine, public health and medicine, specifically social disparities affecting women’s healthcare.


Education

Emory University

Undergrad

Tufts University

Medical/Graduate School

Why I Like Denver

The sun! Most days are incredibly sunny and beautiful. It’s great to be so close to the mountains and have many parks to explore.


Personal Interests

All things food or dog related, traveling, crafting.

Kelsey Petrie, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

General OB-GYN, Advocacy, Family Planning, Health Disparities


Education

University of Washington

Undergrad

University of Washington

Medical School

Columbia

Graduate School

Why I Like Denver

Sunshine and mountains! And my co-residents!


Personal Interests

Hiking, running, cooking, reading, yoga, exploring with my husband and our dog.

Carrie Wilson, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Everything! But my prior research has focused on STI screening and access to contraception for underserved adolescents.


Education

Tufts University

Undergrad

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Medical/Graduate School

Why I Like Denver

Endless sunshine and proximity to the mountains!


Personal Interests

Hiking, soccer, improving my skiing abilities, and of course spending time with my amazing co-residents.

Joanna Wong, MD

4th Year Resident


OB-GYN Interests

Women’s reproductive rights, underserved medicine, public health and medicine, specifically social disparities affecting women’s healthcare.


Education

Emory University

Undergrad

Tufts University

Medical/Graduate School

Why I Like Denver

The sun! Most days are incredibly sunny and beautiful. It’s great to be so close to the mountains and have many parks to explore.


Personal Interests

All things food or dog related, traveling, crafting.


 

Contact Info

Christine Raffaelli
Residency Coordinator
12631 East 17th Avenue
Room 4007, B198-6
Aurora, CO 80045

Phone: (303) 724-2052
Fax: (303) 724-2055