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Meet Dr. Erin Schwab, MD, MPH | Shaw Cancer Center in Dillon

Feb 21, 2023

Erin Schwab leads the cancer care team at Dillon Health Center as the oncologist and hematologist. Erin's team brings all the care, expertise, and outcomes of the Shaw Cancer Center in Edwards to Summit County in Dillon, ensuring that Summit County locals no longer have to travel as far for their cancer care. In this episode, Casey Childers of Shaw Cancer Center asks Dr. Schwab about her career, and passion of working with cancer patients.

Meet Dr. Samantha Stough | Tips for keeping your kids healthy

Feb 20, 2023

Dr. Samantha Stough is pediatrician in Summit County, Colorado, serving locals out of the new Dillon Health Center. In this episode, Dr. Stough discusses her careers, passions, and how parents can best manage child illnesses during the school year living at high altitude.

Meet Jared Seibert, MD | Otolaryngologist at Colorado Mountain Medical

Dec 12, 2022

Jared Seibert, MD, is the new Otolaryngologist at Colorado Mountain Medical. Dr. Seibert is a Midwest native who fell in love with the Rocky Mountains during his undergraduate studies. After completing 13 years as an Otolaryngologist in the US Army, Dr. Seibert has decided to make the mountains of Colorado his home. He is trained and adept at diagnosing and treating disorders of the head and neck: hearing and chronic ear conditions, nasal obstruction, facial trauma, sinusitis and allergy, thyroid nodules, head and neck cancer, pediatric ENT conditions, snoring and sleep apnea to name a few. He has a special interest in facial plastics and disorders of the inner ear. Dr. Seibert is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Meet Barry Hammaker, MD

Oct 20, 2022

Dr. Barry Hammaker is a surgeon and the Chief Medical Officer at Vail Health in Vail, Colorado. Before a chance encounter set Barry on the path to working at Vail Health, Dr. Hammaker completed 16 years of active duty military service, including multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan from 2001 to 2005. Barry received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and has an interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery, thoracic surgery, surgical endoscopy and colon cancer screening.

Meet Joe Drew | Nurse Practitioner at Colorado Mountain Medical

Oct 04, 2022

Practicing as an Nurse Practitioner for four years and many years prior as an RN, Joe Drew enjoys working with patients to help manage chronic pain medication, dealing with pain after a surgery, working with people who are managing their addictions, and with medical detox administration. Addiction psychiatry is its own specialty and Joe does treat patients with addictions needing Suboxone or other specific addiction medications.

Meet Mónica Grafals, MD | Internal Medicine

Sep 29, 2022

Dr. Mónica Grafals is a board certified Internal Medicine and Nephrology physician. She is also UNOS certified in Transplantation. She earned a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University as well as a Masters in Business Administration from University of Colorado. Dr. Grafals loves all aspects of medicine and is thrilled to serve the community at the Eagle River Valley and increase access in healthcare.

Meet Irina Pratt, NP | Internal Medicine

Sep 29, 2022

Irina Pratt is a long time resident of the Vail Valley, recently returned from a stint in the Front Range, and is a new internal medicine nurse practitioner at Colorado Mountain Medical. Joseph Hess from Colorado Mountain Medical has all the details.

Meet Laura Boyer, MD | OB/GYN

Sep 29, 2022

Laura Boyer is a new OBGYN provider at Colorado Mountain Medical. Dr. Boyer also specializes in utilizing the da Vinci Xi Surgical System robot for minimally invasive surgeries for OBGYN cases at Vail Health hospital. Dr. Boyer joins Colorado Mountain Medical and will be seeing patients starting in November 2022.

Meet Kate Schuetze, MD, FACC | Cardiologist at Vail Health

May 12, 2022

Kate Schuetze is an interventional cardiologist at Vail Health in Vail, Colorado. In 2022, she achieved her dream of living in the mountains and treating patients of the Vail Valley. Kate speaks of her educational background and experience, as well as the challenges and benefits of treating a rural (but very healthy) population.

Meet Dermatologist Clare Foss, MD

Jan 24, 2022

Dr. Clare Foss is a board certified dermatologist at Colorado Mountain Medical. She was born in Michigan but spent most of her childhood in Georgia. After graduating from Georgia Tech with highest honors, she received her MD from the Medical College of Georgia where she was awarded a Faculty Scholarship for academic achievement. Dr. Foss completed an internship in internal medicine and residency in dermatology at Eastern Virginia Medical School. She developed a love of skiing and the Rocky Mountains at a young age on spring break trips to Colorado with her family. She and her family moved to Colorado in 2012 where she has served patients in both the Roaring Fork and Vail Valley. Dr. Foss enjoys medical dermatology which allows her to treat people of all ages for their skin, hair and nail concerns. Outside the office, she loves to spend time with her husband and two children skiing, biking, hiking and playing golf.

Meet OB/GYN & Robotic Surgeon Paige Monnet, MD

Jan 24, 2022

Dr. Monnet was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma and is a new resident of the Vail Valley. She's a new OBGYN at Colorado Mountain Medical, and specializes in robotic surgery. She grew up skiing here in the mountains and knew this is where she wanted to call home one day. Her interests include minimally invasive surgery, adolescent gynecology, and endometriosis. She was trained on the Da Vinci robot and is working towards bringing this service to patients in the Vail Valley. She moved to the area with her husband, Ben (a Colorado native), and is excited to experience all that the mountains have to offer. She likes to ski, fish, and go on long walks with her husband and black lab, Luke. Dr. Monnet is excited to provide quality, evidence-based health care to her CMM patients.

Meet Jerry Greenberg, MD

Sep 13, 2021

Jerry Greenberg, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist with Vail Health's Cardiovascular Center, specializing in interventional cardiology. He has extensive experience in the use of intravascular ultrasound and other imaging equipment to identify heart conditions and ensure proper treatment. Dr. Greenberg was recognized by 5280 Magazine as a top doctor in 2013, among other notable honors during his impressive career. Dr. Greenberg was educated at the New Jersey College of Medicine before doing a cardiology fellowship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He was with Aurora Denver Cardiology Associates for 30 years and traveled to Vail regularly to see patients during this time.