Broomfield Family Practice
Broomfield Family Practice

Providers

Darcy Connelly, P.A.-C.

Darcy Connelly Darcy graduated in 1999 from Western Michigan University's Physician Assistant program located in Kalamazoo Michigan. She also received her BS in Biomedical Sciences there. She has been a member of the Broomfield Family practice team since 2001. She is certified to practice medicine by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Darcy treats patients of all ages with an emphasis on women's health and special interest in mental health. She is well versed and provides up to date treatment for adults who suffer from depression, anxiety, OCD, bi-polar disorder, grief and insomnia.

Personal: Darcy is married to John. She has three beautiful very active children and two very old dogs, all six of them being the loves of her life. Darcy enjoys being a mother, reading, exercise, quality time with friends and family, quiet time and her career as a physician assistant.

Philosophy: “I believe in providing comprehensive medical care and treating the whole person, partnering with you through the process. That includes up to date preventative care, treating and caring for your difficult mental and emotional issues, being here for all your urgent medical needs and getting to know you and your family on a personal level so as to make the best decisions possible. I strive to be not only your healthcare provider, but also an advisor, a resource for medical information, companion through life's struggles, but most of all, a friend and trusted confidant.”

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Jackson Ferguson, P.A.-C.

Jackson Ferguson Jackson graduated from the Physician Assistant Program at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. He has practiced in Oregon and Colorado for the past 2 years. He is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. He is also in the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners and can perform DOT physicals. Jackson is interested in treating patients of all ages with a special interest in preventive care and sports medicine.

Personal: Jackson grew up playing hockey on the lakes and ponds of Vermont. He continues to enjoy ice hockey as well as outdoor activities with his wife including skiing, hiking, and biking.

Philosophy: "I believe the best approach to medicine is to work together with patients and their families to develop a plan of care. I encourage patients to take an active role in their health and I always try to ensure patients feel in control and knowledgeable about their own health."

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Antonio Escobedo, M.D.

Antonio Escobedo Dr. Antonio Escobedo received his medical degree from the University of Colorado Medical School. He completed his residency at the University of Colorado Family Medicine with Lafayette Clinica Campesina. Dr. Escobedo joined Broomfield Family Practice in 2015 after practicing in Portage Wisconsin. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Escobedo joined the practice in 2015.

Personal:Dr. Escobedo is married and has two children, ages 10 and 12. His interests include spending time outdoors. He enjoys camping, running, photography and spending time with his family.

Philosophy: "I believe in providing personalized comprehensive medical care to all patients from birth to end of life. I strive to listen to my patients and understand their concerns. My goal is to ensure each patient leaves knowing exactly what their diagnosis is and an agreed upon detailed treatment plan."

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Julia Essig, M.D.

Dr. Julia EssigDr. Essig received her medical degree from Michigan State University. She completed her Family Practice residency at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, MI. She is board certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Essig holds memberships in the American Academy of Family Physicians, Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, Colorado Medical Society and Clear Creek Valley Medical Society. Dr. Essig treats patients of all ages – she has a particular interest in women’s health. She joined Broomfield Family Practice in 1987.

Personal: Dr. Essig is married; she and her husband, Luis, have three children: Madeline, Kelly Rose and Gracie. In her spare time, Dr. Essig enjoys motherhood, running, biking, travel, piano and weight training.

Philosophy: “I believe one of my biggest jobs as a physician is to listen to the patient, and try to truly understand his or her concerns. From there, the best treatment and management options can be discerned. I personally strive to translate and synthesize the medical world for my patients.”

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Shannon Hill, D.O.

Shannon Hill Dr. Hill received her medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed residency at Williamsport Family Medicine Residency Program in Williamsport, PA. She is board certified in family medicine. Dr. Hill holds memberships in the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Osteopathic Association, and the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. Dr. Hill treats patients of all ages, with particular interest in women's health and osteopathic manipulative treatment.

Personal: Dr. Hill is married; she and her husband, Eric, have 2 daughters and a son. She enjoys outdoor activities, snow skiing, and traveling.

Philosophy: “I believe in treating the whole patient, including the physical, mental, and emotional aspects of their health. I chose family medicine because it allows me to treat patients in all of these areas of their life, from birth to death.”

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Richard Hazen, P.A.-C.

Richard HazenRichard graduated in 1978 from Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Physician Assistant Program in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He received his BS in biology from Colorado State University and has been a member of the Broomfield Family Practice team since 1988. Rich is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants, and is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Rich treats patients of all ages with a special interest in men’s health.

Personal: Rich is married; he and his wife Becky have three grown sons: Richard, Patrick, and Aaron. Rich enjoys woodworking and fly-fishing in his spare time.

Philosophy: “I believe the practice of medicine is a cooperative effort requiring listening, communication and patient education. The relationships created are what I find most rewarding in a family practice setting - add to that, a dollop of humor and that describes my practice vision.”

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James Hill, M.D.

Dr. James HillDr. Hill is a graduate of the Louisiana State Medical Center. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and holds memberships in the American Academy of Family Practice, Colorado Academy of Family Practice, Colorado Medical Society, and Clear Creek Valley Medical Society. Dr. Hill has been in practice since 1978. Caring for patients of all ages, Dr. Hill has a special interest in dermatology, and is a designated Airman Medical Examiner.

Personal: Dr. Hill is married; he and his wife Pam have two sons, Eric and Jeff. In his spare time, Dr. Hill enjoys skiing, tennis, scuba diving and birding.

Philosophy: “Being a reliable source of information and trusted advisor to help our patients make wise decisions about their health and lifestyle.”

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Amy Kinsey, P.A.-C.

Amy KinseyMs. Kinsey graduated from the University of Colorado Child Health Science Center Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant Program. She joined the practice in 1994 with a specialty in the care of children and adolescents. She is a member of the Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Certification was completed through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants with primary care emphasis. Treating infants, toddlers and young adults is a talent and skill Amy provides to our patients and families at Broomfield Family Practice.

Personal: Amy enjoys spending time with her daughter, Ally. In her spare time, she also enjoys traveling, reading and music.

Philosophy: “I believe that the care of the children should incorporate the entire family. I enjoy getting to know the kids and parents on a personal, friendly basis, and feel very connected to the families. I approach the treatment of patients as if they were my own children, and ’adopt’ them in a sense that I am privileged to watch them grow and change through the years.”

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Susan Robertson, M.D.

Dr. Susan RobertsonDr. Robertson is a graduate of Duke University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in Family Practice at Valley Medical Center, affiliated with the University of Washington. She is a graduate of Colorado State University with a BS in biology. Susan is Board Certified in Family Medicine, holding memberships in the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Association. She is also a designated Airman Medical Examiner. She joined Broomfield Family Practice in 1990.

Personal: Dr. Robertson is married; she and her husband, David, have three grown children. In her spare time, Dr. Robertson enjoys scrapbooking, water skiing, snow skiing, camping and reading.

Philosophy: “Providing a full spectrum of family practice medicine including obstetrics is important to my practice. I particularly enjoy providing care to women. I prefer to focus on disease prevention and promoting good health for my patients.”

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Monica Salas-Meyers, D.O.

Dr. Monica Salas-MeyersDr. Salas-Meyers received her medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri. She completed her residency in Family Practice at Exempla St. Joseph Hospital in Denver. Dr. Salas-Meyers is Board Certified in Family Medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Colorado Medical Society and the Clear Creek Valley Medical Society. Dr. Salas-Meyers joined the practice in 2006. While Dr. Salas-Meyers enjoys all aspects of family medicine, she has a special interest in OB care from the beginning of pregnancy to delivery. She finds it especially rewarding to be able to then care for the children she has delivered.

Personal:Dr. Salas-Meyers and her husband, Jeff, have a son and a daughter. They enjoy traveling, hiking, skiing and dancing.

Philosophy: “I try to build a trusting relationship with my patients and get to know each as a person. I attentively listen to their needs in order to assist them in making medical decisions regarding their health. I enjoy a career in full-spectrum family medicine.”

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Mark Sarinopoulos, M.D.

Dr. Mark SarinopoulosDr. Sarinopoulos received his medical degree and an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Oklahoma. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Colorado and is Board Certified. Dr. Sarinopoulos is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, and the Colorado Medical Society. Dr. Sarinopoulos joined Broomfield Family Practice in 2001. He thoroughly enjoys his emphasis in obstetrics and is trained in surgical obstetrics. He cares for patients of all ages and brings a unique perspective to the birthing process.

Personal: Dr. Sarinopoulos is married; he and his wife, Alison, have two daughters. Mark enjoys family, friends, music and most outdoor activities.

Philosophy: “Most problems can be diagnosed by listening. My goal is to offer you thorough medical advice in a comfortable environment. We can then make an informed health care decision together.”

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David Ehrenberger, M.D.

Dr. David EhrenbergerDr Ehrenberger received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his Family Medicine Residency at UCLA, Santa Monica. Dr Ehrenberger is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice, Colorado Academy of Family Practice, Colorado Medical Society and Clear Creek Valley Medical Society. Dr Ehrenberger joined Broomfield Family Practice in 1997 after moving from California where he had practiced for 10 years. He cares for patients of all ages and has a special interest in obstetrics. He is currently Chief Medical Officer at Avista Adventist Hospital and has a special professional interest in promoting better health care through the use of Electronic Health Records.

Note: Dr Ehrenberger is now "Partner Emeritus" and is no longer seeing patients on a regular basis. He leads the Patient Centered Medical Home initiative and continues his commitment to BFP as the premier family practice in the Denver Metro area.

Personal: Dr Ehrenberger is married and has two sons, Matthew and Andrew, and two dogs, Odie and Spike (the five pound Chihuahua). David enjoys coaching and playing ice hockey, snowboarding, mountain biking, scuba diving and digital photography.

Philosophy: "I believe in treating patients in the context of their family, work and life circumstances. Health care is a partnership and I am here to help."

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Nancy Berg, MHHS, P.A.-C

Nancy Berg Nancy is a Colorado Springs native who attended CSU for her undergraduate degree in Biology. Before heading to graduate school for her PA certificate, she travelled some of the Pacific Rim countries on her bicycle and ended up teaching English in Japan for 2 years. Upon return she attended The George Washington University in Washington, DC in 1994 for a master¿s degree in Health Sciences and her PA certificate. After 5 years working in Internal and Emergency medicine, Nancy longed for the mountains of home and moved to Denver working in Emergency Medicine for 13 more years. Looking for deeper relationships and collaboration with patients on their health she now joins Broomfield Family Medicine.

Having experienced many different people and cultures traveling, Nancy enjoys seeing diverse populations, addressing LGBTQ issues, as well as special needs and gifted individuals. Sports medicine and minor surgical procedures are also her passion.

Personal: Nancy is married and has a wonderful pre-teen son and a rescue mutt. She enjoys being able to fixing up her house and garden, any outdoor activity, and coaching her son's basketball and swim team in her spare time.

Philosophy: "I want to ensure people have reliable and up to date information to make their health decisions. People count on their providers to tell them what the facts are and not just what they want to hear, so I practice evidence based medicine when the information is available. Keeping an open mind and heart to all is my goal."

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