Darcy Connelly, P.A.
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
Personal: Darcy is married to John. They have one daughter Sage and two dogs, all four of them being the loves of her life. Darcy enjoys being a mother, reading, quality time with friends and family, walking and almost every outdoor sport imaginable.
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.”
Stephanie Christie, M.D.
Dr. Christie received her medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and completed her residency at St. Anthony Family Medicine Residency in Westminster, CO. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Colorado Medical Society, Clear Creek Valley Medical Society, and Christian Medical & Dental Association. Dr. Christie joined the practice in 2008.
Personal: Dr. Christie is very excited to join a practice in her home state. She and her husband, Phil, love to hike and spend time with their young son, Simon. She is also trying to learn how to cook.
Philosophy:"I love family medicine. It is a philosophy of medicine that incorporates the whole person, their environment, and their relationships. I view myself as one of those relationships that will help you make medical decisions and choices for better health and healing. I am dedicated to offer comprehensive and compassionate care to you and your family."
Kristin Del Negro, PA-C
Kristin is a Physician Assistant certified by the NCCPA. She is a 2000 graduate of Touro College School of Health Sciences in Bayshore, NY. She also holds a B.S. in Biology from SUNY Cortland in upstate New York. Kristin joined Broomfield Family Practice in 2007. Her previous experience includes Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, and s Health. Kristin is a member of the Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Her special interests include s Health and Adolescent Care.
Kristin enjoys most outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, skiing, camping, and kayaking. She has dabbled in homebrewing when time allows. Her greatest treasures are her husband and two daughters, and the rest of her loving family.
Philosophy: “ One of the greatest aspects of Family Medicine is cultivating caring relationships with patients of all ages and their families. My main objectives are providing complete patient care, patient education, disease prevention, and helping patients achieve their individual health related goals, with respect and compassion for their personal needs.”
Brian Elder ,PA
Brian is a Physician Assistant certified by the NCCPA. He is a 2006 graduate of Idaho State University Physician Assistant program, and also holds a B.S. in Exercise Physiology & Sports Science from The University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY. Brian joined Broomfield Family Practice in 2008. His previous experience includes Family Practice medicine in Green River, WY. Brian is a member of the Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Personal: Brian is very active in sports and enjoys participating in many different activities depending on the time of year. He also enjoys spending time traveling, going to the gym, spending time with friends and family, and attending sporting events.
Philosophy:"My philosophy in medicine is treating the body as a whole system rather than the individual portions. I strive to listen to my patients and understand what it is they are concerned about. I attempt to make sure they leave the visit understanding as much as possible about the treatment path we have planned together."
Julia Essig, M.D.
Dr. 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.”
Daniel Grossman, M.D.
Dr. Grossman received his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and completed his family medicine residency at the Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency in Augusta, Maine. Dr. Grossman is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, Colorado Medical Society, and the Clear Creek Valley Medical Society. Dr. Grossman enjoys the full spectrum of family medicine, treating patients of all ages, including obstetric care.
Personal: Dr. Grossman is married; he and his wife have three grown children, Heidi, Erica, and Austin, all of whom live in the area. Dr. Grossman in his spare time enjoys bicycling, hiking, racquetball, and piano.
Philosophy: “I believe that as a family physician I can attend to the ongoing medical and psychosocial needs of my patients in a true partnership with them. I strive to be accessible and believe in promotion of disease prevention and healthy lifestyle.”
Richard Hazen, P.A.
Richard 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.”
James Hill, M.D.
Dr. 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 membership 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 obstetrics and 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.”
Amy Kinsey, P.A.
Ms. 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.”
Loree Koza, M.D.
Dr. Koza received her undergraduate degree from CU Denver and received her medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. She completed her Family Medicine residency training at Saint Anthony Central Hospital in Denver and Saint Anthony North Hospital in Westminster. Dr. Koza is board certified in Family Medicine. She is a member of the AAFP and Colorado Medical Society.
Personal:"I enjoy doing anything outdoors, but especially biking, with my husband and three children. I also enjoy broadening my horizons by traveling and reading."
Philosophy:"I chose to practice family medicine because I believe I can offer the best health care by serving multiple members of the same family while caring for each individual through their ever-changing stages of life. My field of medicine allows me to get to know my patients well and help them make medical decisions that take into account their personal beliefs and goals. I take pride in being the first physician my patients will call with their medical concerns."
Susan Robertson, M.D.
Dr. 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 joined Broomfield Family Practice in 1990.
Personal: Dr. Robertson is married; she and her husband, David, have three children: Evan, Eric and Emily. In her spare time, Dr. Robertson enjoys scrapbooking, waterskiing, snowskiing 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.”
Monica Salas-Meyers, D.O.
Dr. Salas-Meyers received her medical degree from the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine 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.
Personal: Dr. Salas-Meyers is married; she and her husband, Jeff enjoy traveling, hiking, dancing and watching movies. She speaks Spanish fluently.
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.”
Mark Sarinopoulos, M.D.
Dr. 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.”
William Markel, M.D.
Dr. Markel founded Broomfield Family Practice in the summer of 1958. After an active practice of 44 years, he is now limiting his practice to aviation medicine and teaching. He and his wife, Jean, have raised four children. Two of his children have become physicians and all of them live in Colorado. He enjoys his 13 grandchildren and traveling around the world.
David Ehrenberger, M.D.
Dr 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."