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Colorado Springs, CO 80909719-776-4646
Dr. Walker is a family practice physician who cares and strongly believes in the power of prevention. Her patients are of all ages with a special emphasis on the elderly. She received her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, and studied chiropractic medicine at the Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Walker completed her residency at the University of Wyoming Family Practice Program in Casper. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Directors Association Futures Program. She enjoys discovering the splendors of Colorado with her husband, Steve. Her hobbies include knitting, painting, reading, running and cooking.
Graduating with her Masters in Science at Regis University of Denver, Heather Manning is licensed in Colorado and certified by the American Board of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She enjoys helping patients of all ages obtain optimal health at every stage of life by working together to achieve their health goals. As a longtime resident of Colorado, she enjoys the outdoors and all the adventure that can be found in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
Rachel is licensed in Colorado and certified with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Rachel is a Colorado native raised in southern Colorado. She received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and later returned to complete her Masters of Nursing. Rachel enjoys caring for individuals and families of all ages and stages. Rachel's interests include exploring the great outdoors of Colorado, hiking, traveling, volunteering, and time with her family and friends.
Dr. Brian Baker is a board-certified family physician. He received undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Business from the University of Denver. He spent several years as a residential counselor at the Mental Health Center of Denver, during which time he completed his pre-medical training at the University of Colorado. He earned his medical degree from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in California. He then received advanced medical training at St. Anthony North Family Medicine Residency in Denver, CO. Dr. Baker is an osteopathic physician, which expands on a traditional medical degree with additional training in musculoskeletal dysfunction. He loves family medicine because “I am able to develop a lasting relationship with my patients, so we can work together on treating a full-spectrum of health issues in a way that is meaningful to them.” He specializes in musculoskeletal pain, preventative medicine, and chronic disease management. Outside of the office, Dr. Baker enjoys spending time with his wife, a Colorado native, exploring Colorado as they hike, back-pack, cycle and ski.
Anna Marie Douglas is a Family Nurse Practitioner with more than a decade of health care experience. She began her career as a neonatal nurse and six years thereafter received her Master’s in Nursing working as a Nurse Practitioner in a variety of genres including community health, family medicine, aesthetics, and weight loss management. She is also an officer in the navy reserves Nurse Corps and is currently pursuing a second Master’s Degree in Public Health with an emphasis in Lifestyle Medicine from Loma Linda University. She has a passion for preventive medicine and strives to help all of her patients achieve optimum health and wellness by providing education and assisting with lifestyle modifications. She believes that medicine is truly an art and a science and strives to build lasing health care partnerships with all of her patients through individualized and compassionate care. In her spare time, she enjoy spending time with family, hiking and weight lifting.
Dr. Piantanida is board certified in Family Medicine and holds a Certificate of Additional Qualification in Sports Medicine. He recently retired as a Colonel from the Army where he practiced for over 21 years, including two combat deployments. Dr. Piantanida graduated from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in 1993 and completed both his Family/Sports Medicine Training at DeWitt Army Community Hospital located in Northern Virginia. His practice applies a patient centered approach to ensure a collaborative discussion of both the preventive and restorative health desires of the patient. He is the Primary Care Medical Director for the CHPG SSOG and maintains volunteer affiliations with the United States Olympic Committee Sports Medicine Clinic in Colorado Springs. He is married with three teenage sons. He loves the outdoors and enjoys running, biking, swimming, skiing and hiking.
Dr. Patricia Rand is a board-certified family practice physician. She received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, and completed a residency program in community-based family practice. Before joining Centura Health Physician Group, Dr. Rand successfully owned and operated a solo primary care practice in Colorado Springs. Dr. Rand knows the importance of partnering with her patients to establish and maintain optimal health that offers a long-term, good quality of life. She has additional special interests in diabetes, cardiac care, pulmonary care and renal disease.
In her spare time she enjoys gardening, hiking with her dog, spending quality time with friends and skiing.
6080 N. Carefree
Colorado Springs, CO 80922
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