Our Vein & Vascular Physicians

Gordon F. Gibbs, MD

Gordon F. Gibbs, MD and his wife Erin Reilly Gibbs opened the first American Vein & Vascular Institute (formerly Rocky Mountain Vein Institute) in 2009 located in Pueblo, Colorado. The network of vein centers has since grown to be the largest in Colorado.

Paul John Rochon, MD, RPVI, FSIR

Dr. Paul John Rochon is a dual board-certified Vascular & Interventional Radiologist with expertise in peripheral arterial disease, venous disease, women’s health, and pain management. Dr. Rochon has taught and directed interventional radiology resident programs, received awards, authored publications in peer-reviewed journals, and engaged in clinical research.

Timothy Cawlfield, MD

Timothy Cawlfield, MD, is a phlebologist specializing in the treatment of vein disease at American Vein & Vascular Institute. As a general practitioner licensed to practice medicine in Colorado with specialties in vascular disease and family medicine, Dr. Cawlfield has a hospital affiliation with Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colo.

Dr. Scott Hurlbert MD

Scott N. Hurlbert, MD, MBA

Dr. Hurlbert has been treating vascular patients in Colorado Springs since 1998 and has many “firsts” on his resume. Not only was he the first in southern Colorado to perform minimally invasive Aortic Endograft repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms, he also was the first in the region to do rotational atherectomy for blockages in leg arteries and the first to perform laser ablation for the treatment of varicose veins.

Annette Seagraves MD

Annette Seagraves, MD

Dr. Seagraves has practiced vascular medicine in Colorado Springs for more than 20 years. She is among three doctors who helped Memorial Hospital establish its trauma program more than 20 years ago.

Amber Kemnitz, MSN, APRN, NP-C

Amber Kemnitz RN,BSN, MSN, NP-C is certified nurse practitioner. She has a decade worth of experience in cardiovascular care. She is passionate about creating awareness of peripheral arterial disease and critical limb ischemia through early identification and treatment.

Angela Meyers, MS, PA-C

Angela Meyers, MS, PA-C, is a phlebologist at American Vein & Vascular Institute. Cole earned a Bachelor of Science in Cell Biology and Neuroscience from Montana State University and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.

Audrey L. Anderson, MSN, RN, ACNPC-AG, CEN, CCRN

Audrey L. Anderson, MSN, RN, ACNPC-AG, CEN, CCRN is a phlebologist at American Vein & Vascular. Anderson has been working in healthcare since 2011. She completed her Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Masters Degree in Nursing from Purdue University, and earned her Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certified Adult/Gerontology (ACNPC-AG) distinction through the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN).

Christopher Coram, AGACNP

Christopher Coram, AGACNP, is a phlebologist at American Vein & Vascular Institute. Coram received his training through the fellowship program developed and led by Dr. Gordon Gibbs, American Vein & Vascular Institute Founder and Chief Medical Executive.

Julie Current, MS, PA-C

Julie Current, MS, PA-C, is a phlebologist at American Vein & Vascular Institute. Current received her phlebology training through the fellowship program developed by Dr. Gordon Gibbs, American Vein & Vascular Institute Founder and Chief Medical Executive.

Kendra Duckstein, AGNP, RN

Kendra Duckstein, AGNP, RN is a phlebologist at American Vein & Vascular Institute. Duckstein is also a board-certified Nurse Practitioner with more than 16 years of experience in direct patient care as a RN.

Kristi McCleary, NP-C

Kristi McCleary, is a phlebologist at American Vein & Vascular Institute. McCleary received her phlebology training through the fellowship program developed by Dr. Gordon Gibbs, American Vein & Vascular Institute Founder and Chief Medical Executive.

Nicole Gundersen, MMS, PA-C

Nicole Gundersen, is a phlebologist at American Vein and Vascular Institute. Gundersen received her Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Keiser University. Gundersen received her training through the fellowship program developed and led by Dr. Gordon Gibbs, American Vein & Vascular Institute Founder and Chief Medical Executive.

Jennifer Medina, FNP, AGACNP

Jennifer Medina, FNP, AGACNP, is a phlebologist at American Vein & Vascular Institute. Medina received her training through the fellowship program developed and led by Dr. Gordon Gibbs, American Vein & Vascular Institute Founder and Chief Medical Executive.

Jessi Hartzler, MS, PA-C

Jessi Hartzler, MS, PA-C, is a phlebologist at American Vein & Vascular Institute. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from the University of Arkansas, and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from University of Missouri – Kansas City.

Sarah K. Roark MSNL, AGACNP-BC

Sarah K. Roark MSNL, AGACNP-BC is a phlebologist at American Vein & Vascular. Roark has been working in healthcare since 2005. She practiced as a Cardiothoracic ICU, Cath Lab, ER, and General ICU RN in Oklahoma, Florida, and Colorado.

Sarah “Sally” Howe, DNP

Sarah “Sally” Howe, DNP, is a phlebologist at American Vein & Vascular Institute. She earned her Masters of Science in Nursing from Loyola University New Orleans.