• Our Surgeons

  • The surgeon’s with Southern Colorado Vascular Surgery have vast expertise and experience in diagnosing and treating common, complex and rare vascular diseases, as well as in traditional open and endovascular procedures. We're honored to have them as a part of our outstanding vascular program.

  • Dr. Thomas CreppsDr. Crepps in board-certified in vasular surgery and brings more than 22 years of surgical experience to Penrose Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery. He attended Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, NH, completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Connecticut - Hartford Hospital, and his fellowship in vascular surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Crepps has several professional publications to his credit.
    Dr. Laura KisselDr. Kissell is board-certified in general and vascular surgery. She has practiced vascular surgery in Colorado Springs for more than five years after completing her general surgery residency and fellowships at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition to a vascular surgery fellowship, Dr. Kissell completed a formal fellowship in Interventional Radiology which gives her a unique perspective and additional skills to apply to her practice. She specializes in wound care and also treats patients at the Penrose-St. Francis Wound Clinic.
    Dr. Trinidad-HernandezDr. Trinidad-Hernandez spent the last three years as assistant professor of vascular and endovascular surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine Department of Surgery. Prior to his time in academic medicine, he spent two years at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN where he completed a fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery. He completed a general surgery residency at the Metropolitan Group Hospitals of the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he spent one year dedicated to clinical research in the noninvasive vascular laboratory. He is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) Patient Safety Organization (PSO), member of the arterial quality committee, and co-chairman of the carotid artery stenting module of the Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI). He is also a member of the national research advisory committee of the VQI and the head of the research advisory committee for the Rocky Mountain region of the VQI. Dr. Trinidad-Hernandez is bilingual and welcomes Spanish speaking patients.
  • Our Staff

  • To schedule an appointment, call 719-776-6700. 

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