Meet the Team at Minimally Invasive Procedure Specialists in Denver, CO


MIPS Management Staff


Kyler

Director of Operations

Originally from Littleton, CO, Kyler completed his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Pittsburg State University, and completed his Bachelors Degree in Business Management and Public Administration from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. During his time at University of Nebraska-Omaha, Kyler played baseball for the Mavericks and was also involved in many community activities. Kyler moved back to Colorado after obtaining his degree where he started practice management with a high volume Neurosurgery practice in Parker, CO. Kyler grew in his career, managing the clinic for a successful 20+ provider Interventional Radiology practice. He continues to grow in his career joining MIPS as Director of Operation in 2017 and helped launch this exciting new independent interventional radiology practice.

Kyler has a passion for healthcare and brings a business sense to the world of medicine. Despite his business sense, his philosophy is “the patient always comes first”.

Outside of work, you’ll catch Kyler at a ballgame or on a lake with his wife, daughter, and their dog.


Sarah

Practice Manager

Sarah has worked in healthcare since 2007 beginning her career as a Registered Respiratory Therapist. She served as charge RT at Swedish Medical Center from 2008-2012 where she worked in the ER and ICU.  She attended Metropolitan State University of Denver for Healthcare Management. Sarah joined RIA Endovascular in 2012 and was promoted to lead patient care coordinator in 2016. She joins MIPS as the Practice Manager where we welcome her passion for patient care and making the patient experience smooth and as carefree as possible.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and 7 year old son at their property in Fairplay, Colorado.


Katie

Assistant Practice Manager

Katie attended school at Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska where she competed on the women’s lacrosse team, was voted team captain, a representative of the student athlete advisory committee, all the while studying psychology and biology. While attending college, Katie, started her career in the medical field as a nursing assistant in 2013. She has worked in skilled nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, and specialty memory care facilities. She has received countless specialized training to help her give individualized care for every person who needs assistance. Katie came to our practice in 2019 and is looking forward to growing within the company.When Katie’s not at work she likes to spend time with her friends, family, her boyfriend, and her dog, Piper. Katie has two brothers who she looks up to. She says that her mom, Joan, and her dad, Jake, are two the best people she has ever met and have the biggest hearts. She says, “I may be bias, but I have the most amazing dad in the world. He is the smartest man I have ever met and my best friend. Everything I do is to make him proud. In November of 2017, we lost our dad to a terrible accident and our goal as a family is to change laws to protect and honor bicyclists like him”.

MIPS Clinical Staff

Kristi

Nurse Coordinator

Kristi is originally from Kansas with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Kansas State University. After moving to Colorado in 2000 and working in the Financial Management industry for several years, she decided to change career directions. In 2005, Kristi graduated from Regis University’s accelerated Nursing program with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. For the next 14 years, she worked in the metro’s busiest Level I Trauma center beginning in the Emergency Department then the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Interventional Radiology and the GI Lab. What Kristi enjoys most about nursing is helping her patients feel calmer and more comfortable during their procedural encounter. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her husband and 3 kids at the pool and lake in the summer and on the slopes in the winter

Cori

Interventional Radiology Technologist

Bio coming soon!

Oliver

Interventional Radiology Technologist

Bio coming soon!

Cheyanne

Medical Assistant

Cheyanne is a Registered Medical Assistant and joined our team in January of 2020. Prior to becoming an RMA she worked in rehabilitation facilities, memory care units, and home health care. She says, “my position as a home health aide is really what got me hooked on patient care. I was a caretaker for a man that suffered from ALS and while it was exhausting at times, we became extremely close. Through this experience, I came to realize that serving is what I was meant to do. My mission is to make our patients feel important, comfortable, and genuinely cared for every day. Helping others just makes me really happy!” She looks up to her grandma Kay, a Registered Nurse, for her servants heart.

Outside of work Cheyanne enjoys wheeling with her husband Colton, practicing piano, and watching excessive amounts of crime TV. She has two basenjis, Percy and Ivy, a cat named Charlie, and dreams of becoming a mom!


Cami

Medical Assistant

Bio coming soon!

Sam

Medical Assistant

Bio coming soon!

Maria

Certified Nursing Assistant

Bio coming soon!

Glenne

Sonographer

Glenne has been performing vascular ultrasounds for over 16 years, the majority of that time was spent in a hospital setting in a vascular lab.

According to Glenne, “I am married with 6 kids – we have a crazy blended family. We have 2 dogs, 2 cats, and 4 chickens. I also foster dogs for a local rescue group which is my passion. When I’m not at work I am usually volunteering for them or my husband and I go camping and ride our side-by-side in the mountains”.


Lauren

Sonographer

Lauren started her first job in the health field as a nurse for animals which is where she got introduced to ultrasound. In the human field, she found sonography interesting and knew MIPS was the spot to fulfill that interest. On days off, she loves hiking with friends and going on camping trips with her kids!
MIPS Administrative Staff 

Monica

Prior Authorization Specialist

Monica came to our office in 2018 with over 15 years of healthcare background: 4 years as a lead account specialist with the AR Follow-up Denial Team at Centura Health Corporate office, and 5 years working directly with the Vice President of Ambulatory Services at the UC Health Anschutz Medical Hospital.  By working with the Denial Management team, she helped develop implement and executed a new successful workflow for obtaining authorizations approvals of all “High Cost Drugs” in cancer, neurosciences, orthopedic, spine, transplant and primary care charges.   By decreasing denial claims by 8%, it saved the hospital over $3.9 million of total billable charges.  With this significant achievement and recognition, she was awarded the prestigious Presidential Award of Excellence.

With her knowledge and experience, she is able to review and obtain an authorization for each procedure provided for our patients.  She knows how important it is for each patient to receive the best care without having to worry about any insurance issues.

Being a true Colorado native, she enjoys her time of exploring and re-exploring every part of Colorado with her husband and daughter.  Monica holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Colorado University in Boulder.


Sara

Patient Care Coordinator

Sara graduated from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona with a degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Chemistry. During her time at NAU, she completed the pre-med program and participated in research studies related to youth interventional education as well as performance enhancement in college athletes through a nutritional program that also reduced cardiovascular risks. Sara is passionate about helping others and started her medical career by volunteering in hospitals. After obtaining her degree, she worked as a physical therapy technician and personal trainer until she moved to Colorado in 2018 to continue her career in administration in physical therapy. Sara joined MIPS in 2019 and is looking to grow within the company. When Sara is not working, she enjoys hiking, snowboarding, traveling and spending time with her friends and her dog, Bruce.


Lisa

Patient Care Coordinator

Lisa graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s in biomedical science.  Her passion for constant learning and education led her to earn a master’s in biomedical science with a concentration in forensic genetics from UNT Health Science Center. Her professional career ranges from involvement in Workers Compensation, assisting orthopedic surgeons in peer reviews, and medical/surgical assistant in dermatology and Mohs surgery.  Lisa believes patient education and developing personal relationships are pivotal to providing superior healthcare; every person has a story to tell, and she feels she can learn something from every individual she meets. With this, she strives to bring a personal touch and connection to her interactions with patients, providers, and clinical staff.

Lisa believes in the therapeutic aspects of listening to, and harbors a deep love for creating music. During her time at A&M, she was a member in the A&M Women’s Chorus and also participated in piano competitions during high school.  Thanks to Denver’s music scene, she has attended upward of 30 concerts since moving to Colorado in 2015, and is continuously adding to the list. She also enjoys time hiking and exploring everything Colorado has to offer in term of its natural beauty. Lisa enjoys cooking and experimenting in the kitchen; she will try any food once and, as of yet, she has not found a food she does not like.


Lydia

Patient Care Coordinator

Lydia was born and raised in the Levittown area of PA.  After many years of living on the East Coast, she and her family made their way to Colorado.  Lydia has worked in healthcare for many years.  She enjoys keeping things organized but her favorite part of her job are the patients.  She loves to make them smile.

Lydia enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and dogs.  Hiking, cooking, and gardening are things she likes to do on her downtime.


Melissa

Patient Care Coordinator

Melissa is a Colorado Native and grew up in Littleton. From 2014-2020 she helped open one of the most successful restaurants in the state leading her to appreciate a happy community. She’s always had a passion for making sure people are happy and healthy. This passion has led her back to school to earn her bachelors degree in Integrative Healthcare while minoring in Ayurvedic Medicine at Metropolitan State University. Melissa enjoys spending much of her free time outdoors with her dog Rosco, her family, and her boyfriend.


Addi

Administrative 

Assistant

Addison graduated magna cum laude from University of Alabama with a degree in Public Health with a concentration in Pre-Health Professions. During her time at UA, she studied abroad in Maynooth, Ireland. Addison was apart of the Delta Zeta sorority and was on the executive committee all four years for Relay for Life.  Addison came to our practice in January of 2019 and has helped us in every way. She has been a huge contributor in building our EMR and making our lives easier. Addison is currently in Rad Tech school. After she graduates, we hope Addison stays with MIPS and becomes an IR tech with us. When Addison is not at school or working she loves to travel, cheer on University of Alabama, and spend time with her family, her dog, Finnigan, and friends.


Kendall

Marketing Intern

Kendall is from Acton, Massachusetts.  She is currently a senior at Bryant University working towards a degree in Communication with a minor in Marketing.  Interning with Minimally Invasive Procedure Specialists has allowed her to be a creative person while also increasing her knowledge of the field of healthcare. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her amazing friends and family, re-purposing clothing, and skiing.

 

 

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