Our Team

Orthopedic Trauma

Cyril Mauffrey, MD, FACS, FRCS
Director of Service, Department of Orthopedics
Director of Orthopedic Trauma

Dr. Mauffrey is the Director of Service of the Department of Orthopedics, Rehabilitation and Physical therapy at Denver Health Medical Center and the Director of Orthopedic Trauma and Research Divisions. He is Professor of Orthopedics at the Colorado University School of Medicine.

Dr. Mauffrey is from Marseille, France but grew up in Singapore and Hong Kong and did his Medical School at the University of Turin in Italy. He then went to England to pursue his residency training in Orthopedics under the auspices of the Royal College of Surgeons. Cyril did his Orthopedic Trauma fellowship at the University of Louisville. He is the current Editor in Chief for the European Journal of Orthopedics and serves on several other editorial boards. He travels nationally and internationally to give talks on orthopedic trauma particularly on pelvic and acetabular fractures. With over 140 peer-reviewed publications authored in the field of Orthopedic Trauma in addition to book chapters and textbooks on the same topic Cyril’s research focuses on the treatment and outcomes following complex pelvic and acetabular fractures (fractures of the hip socket and the pelvic bones).

“I strongly believe that Denver Health is in a unique position to take care of severely injured patients who are going through the worse day of their lives. Our multi-disciplinary approach to Orthopedic Trauma combined to our clinical excellence and research/academic credibility provides our injured patients with the best possible care”. Cyril has 3 daughters aged 18, 14 and 7 and enjoys spending time in the great outdoors skiing, hiking or biking.

Read about Dr. Mauffrey's research.

Stephen Stacey, MD
Associate Director of Service
Orthopedic Trauma

Dr. Stacey received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University and has a Masters of Biomedical Engineering from the University of Virginia. He initially worked at Ford Motor Company designing the safety features in automobiles and worked extensively around injury causation and prevention. Subsequently pursuing his medical degree, Dr. Stacey attended Eastern Virginia Medical School and completed his orthopedic residency at the Medical University of South Carolina prior to completing an orthopedic trauma fellowship here at Denver Health. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and has been in the Denver area since 2015.
Dr. Stacey grew up playing hockey and baseball. Today, in his free time, he enjoys traveling, fishing, and being outdoors, all the while spending time with his family and two young children.

Read about Dr. Stacey's research.

Joshua Parry, MD 
Director of Orthopedic Trauma, Research & Education
Orthopedic Trauma

Joshua Parry, M.D., is an orthopedic traumatologist at Denver Health and Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine. Dr. Parry has a bachelor’s of science in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Texas at Austin, a medical degree from the University of Texas McGovern Medical School in Houston, and a Masters in Biomedical Science from the Mayo Clinic. He completed a residency in Orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota followed by an Orthopedic trauma fellowship in Orlando, Florida.

Read about Dr. Parry's research.

Christine Pence, PA-C
Orthopedic Trauma

Orthopedic Physician Assistant since 2012. Earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of West Florida and Physician Assistant Graduate Degree from Salus University in Pennsylvania. She loves the ability to help people with injuries to recover and to get back to their lives. In her free time she enjoys cycling, hiking and spending time with her family and friends.

Cindy Hayes, PA-C
Orthopedic Trauma

Cindy graduated from the Medical College of Georgia and has been a PA for 32 years in various surgical subspecialties and has been at Denver Health for 3 years. In her spare time she enjoys playing pickle ball. 

Timothy Russell, PA-C
Orthopedic Trauma

Tim was raised in South Dakota. He graduated from the University of Wyoming where he earned a BS in Business Administration and also was a Division 1 Track & Field Athlete. He received his Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of South Dakota. He enjoys everything Colorado has to offer such as hiking, camping, skiing and other outdoor activities. Tim also serves as an Officer in the US Air Force at the Colorado Air National Guard at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora, Colorado.

Austin Heare, MD
Orthopedic Trauma

Dr. Heare is a fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Trauma and Adult Reconstruction. He received a bachelor of science in Biology from Colorado State University and a medical degree from the University of Texas McGovern Medical School. Dr. Heare completed Orthopaedic Surgery residency training at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and fellowship training at the University of Minnesota Regions Hospital Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship.  Prior to Denver Health, Dr. Heare was an Assisstant Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and a practicing Orthopaedic Traumatologist at Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center.

Hand, Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery

Kyros Ipaktchi, MD, FACS 

Director of Hand- Microvascular Service

Dr. Ipaktchi is a German board certified orthopedic trauma surgeon with fellowship training in orthopedic traumatology and hand-microvascular surgery.  He holds an unrestricted medical license in Germany and unrestricted board certifications in his specialty.  He maintains his State of Colorado Distinguished Foreign Teaching License and has been with Denver Health since 2007.

Read about Dr. Ipaktchi's research.

Alexander Lauder, MD
Hand, Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery

Dr. Lauder is an orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in hand, wrist, elbow, nerve, and microvascular surgery. He cares for both adults and children, specializing in the treatment of upper extremity conditions, nerve problems, tendon and ligament injuries, sports injuries, fractures and arthritis.

Dr. Lauder believes that treatment strategies must be individualized to the specific needs of each patient and is dedicated to helping patients understand their condition and options for treatment. He strongly believes that patients and physician must work together to develop the best solution for each situation.

Dr. Lauder is involved in the Touching Hands project, an international outreach hand surgery program He is a candidate member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He also speaks Italian.

Kathryn Lewis, PA-C
Hand, Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery

Katie has been practicing as a physician assistant since 2013. She graduated from Western University of Health Sciences in California and worked initially in urgent care and family practice. She has been in Colorado and working with the Denver Health orthopedic hand team since 2016. She enjoys photography and exploring Colorado.

Stacy Lowe, PA-C
Hand, Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery

Stacy has been a PA for 8 years. She is originally from North Carolina and graduated from PA school at East Carolina University. She has been working at Denver Health with the Orthopedic Hand team since May 2018. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and enjoying other outdoor activities with her dog.

Stephanie Malliaris, MD
Hand, Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery

Dr. Stephanie Malliaris is a board certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, with specialty training in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery and is certified in the Subspecialty of Surgery of the Hand. She completed her Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery training at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, NY.

She completed her Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY. She is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine and serves as Chief of the Plastic Surgery Division at Denver Health Medical Center. She treats a variety of problems and conditions of the upper extremity. 

Read about Dr. Malliaris' research.

Maria Rodil, PA

Maridi Rodil, MPAS, PA-C is a nationally certified and licensed Orthopedic Physician Assistant. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado in Denver where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She attended the military Interservice Physician Assistant Program (IPAP) where she earned a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

In addition to her career in Orthopedics, Maridi is also currently serving as a Physician Assistant and Captain in the Colorado Army National Guard. She has over 16 years of military service, including two military deployments overseas.  Her professional memberships include the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants (CAPA) and Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery (PAOS).

In her spare time, Maridi and her husband can be found exploring the great outdoors with their two dogs.

Adult Reconstruction

Stephen Stacey, MD
Associate Director of Service
Orthopedic Trauma

Dr. Stacey received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University and has a Masters of Biomedical Engineering from the University of Virginia. He initially worked at Ford Motor Company designing the safety features in automobiles and worked extensively around injury causation and prevention. Subsequently pursuing his medical degree, Dr. Stacey attended Eastern Virginia Medical School and completed his orthopedic residency at the Medical University of South Carolina prior to completing an orthopedic trauma fellowship here at Denver Health. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and has been in the Denver area since 2015. Dr. Stacey grew up playing hockey and baseball. Today, in his free time, he enjoys traveling, fishing, and being outdoors, all the while spending time with his family and two young children.

Read about Dr. Stacey's research.

Christine Pence, PA-C

Adult Reconstruction

Orthopedic Physician Assistant since 2012. Earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of West Florida and Physician Assistant Graduate Degree from Salus University in Pennsylvania. She loves the ability to help people with injuries to recover and to get back to their lives. In her free time she enjoys cycling, hiking and spending time with her family and friends.

Johnna Jaynstein, MMS, PA-C
Adult Reconstruction

Johnna is the co-chair of the Denver Health APO Conference and a Physician Assistant with Denver Health Department of Orthopedics Adult Reconstruction.  In 2004, Johnna received her BA in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology with a minor in Biochemistry from the University of Colorado, Boulder.  In 2009, she received her Physician Assistant Certificate from Red Rocks Community College - Physician Assistant Program, where she remains an adjunct professor to this day, and her Master of Medical Science from St. Francis University, Loretto, PA. Johnna is the current Vice President of Physician Assistants for Global Health and an active Fellow member of Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery. 

Mark Hammerburg, MD FAAOS
Adult Reconstruction

Dr. Hammerberg's clinical focus is on hip and knee replacement surgery, including revision surgery.

He attended the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota.  His fellowship in Orthopedic Trauma was at Harborview Medical Center, in Seattle.  His fellowship in Hip and Knee Replacement was under the direction of Lawrence Dorr, at the Dorr Arthritis Institute, Los Angeles.

He has previous academic appointments at Emory and the University of Colorado, and he is looking forward to returning to Denver Health.
As a Denver native, he has a particular fondness for Colorado, an appreciation that grows with any time spent outside of our great state.  Like many of us, he enjoys time spent with his family outdoors, skiing, hiking, or camping.  As the beneficiary of two outstanding ACL reconstructions, one for each knee, he understands how an orthopedic surgeon can help patients get back to an active lifestyle.

Austin Heare, MD
Adult Reconstruction

Dr. Heare is a fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Trauma and Adult Reconstruction. He received a bachelor of science in Biology from Colorado State University and a medical degree from the University of Texas McGovern Medical School. Dr. Heare completed Orthopaedic Surgery residency training at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and fellowship training at the University of Minnesota Regions Hospital Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship.  Prior to Denver Health, Dr. Heare was an Assisstant Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and a practicing Orthopaedic Traumatologist at Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center.

 

Sports Medicine

Anthony Beardmore, MD, LTC (Ret.)
Sports Surgery

Anthony Beardmore, MD, served in the US Army with 10th Special Forces (Airborne) as a medic before college. Then went to undergraduate school at the Ohio State University earning a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Microbiology. Follow by Medical school at the Uniformed services University of health sciences in Bethesda Maryland. Internship at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Aurora CO. Then served again with 10th Special Forces (Airborne) as a Flight surgeon at Fort Carson CO. Completed Orthopedic Surgery at residency at Texas Tech. El Paso TX and William Beaumont Army medical center. Then did Sports Medicine fellowship at West Point and US Army institute of surgical research. 

Jarrod T King, MD
Sports Surgery

Dr. King completed his orthopedic residency at UT Southwestern medical center in Dallas followed by a fellowship in sports medicine at the Steadman clinic in Vail. He has worked at Denver health since 2010. Dr. King prides himself on providing the highest level of care for each and every patient he sees with sports or traumatic injuries to the shoulder and knee.

Ashley Donnell, PA-C
Sports Surgery

Ashley was born and raised in Albuquerque, NM. She moved to Denver for undergrad where she was a Biology major as well as a Division 1 soccer player at the University of Denver. She received her Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies at Stony Brook University in New York in 2010. She eventually made her way back to Colorado where she continues to enjoy playing recreational soccer, long distance running, snowboarding and anything outdoors. 

Jamie Stambaugh, PA-C
Sports Surgery

Jamie was born and raised in Colorado. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University in Sports Medicine and went to PA school at Red Rocks where she obtained my Master’s Degree and PA certification. She worked in the physical therapy department at Denver Health prior to becoming a PA. Jamie enjoys staying busy with her husband and two children, who are 4 years old and 2 years old. 

Ben Marshall, MD
Sports Medicine

Matt Ziegler, MD
Sports Medicine

Dr. Ziegler is originally from Kentucky and moved to Colorado in 1995. He received his MSc from Colorado State in Neuroscience, a degree in finance from the University of Dayton and his MD at the University of Kentucky. He completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Utah. Dr. Ziegler joined Denver Health in 2013. He enjoys spending time with his wife, son and their dog and going snowboarding and mountain biking. 

Spencer Tomberg, MD
Sports Medicine

Spencer Tomberg is a board certified physician in Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine. He completed his training in Emergency Medicine at Denver Health and Sports Medicine at the University of Utah. He has been a physician at Iron Man Triathlons, The New York City Marathon, The Dew Tour, World Cup Bobsled, World Cup Rock Climbing, NBA basketball and multiple NCAA collegiate sporting events. He works at the Winter Park ski area clinic, the orthopedic clinic at Denver Health and emergency department/urgent care at Denver Health. His goal is to minimize the pain and optimize the function of orthopedic patients by using a variety of ultrasound guided interventions, strengthening and flexibility exercises, and encouraging an active lifestyle. 

Andrew Wood, MD
Sports Medicine

Andrew Wood is a board certified physician in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine.  He is originally from Illinois and went to Medical school at Rush University.  He then completed his training in Family Medicine at Rose Hospital here in Denver in conjunction with the University of Colorado and then finished his Sports Medicine Fellowship at Wake Forest University in North Carolina.  He has been a physician covering a wide range of events, such as ultramarathons like the Leadville Trail 100 and the Bear Chase Race, professional baseball, multiple NCAA collegiate sporting events and been a high school team physician.  In addition to his Denver Health clinics, he works at the Winter Park ski area clinic.  Being a primary care sports medicine physician, he is passionate about returning athletes and people of all ages back to activities they love as well as getting people back to work to have fulfilling lives.  He does this through focusing on strengthening and flexibility exercises as well as the importance of diet.  He is also trained in several types of ultrasound procedures. 

Ben Marshall, MD
Sports Medicine

Dr. Ben Marshall is a board-certified physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic medicine and Pain Management. He earned his undergraduate degree in Physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles before working as a physical therapy aide and athletic trainer for several years. He returned to academics at the University of California, Davis where he did graduate research in Exercise and Environmental Physiology before attending medical school at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Subsequently, Dr. Marshall completed his internship and residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwestern University/Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago’s combined program. His fellowship in pain management was completed at the University of Colorado where he is now employed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of PM&R. Dr. Marshall practices at both the University of Colorado Medical Center and Denver Health with a clinical focus on the nonoperative treatment of sports and spinal injuries with an emphasis on peripheral nerve injury and electrodiagnostics.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Michael Blei, MD
Chief of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr. Blei has been the Chief of Rehabilitation Services at Denver Health since his arrival in 2002 and has been a faculty member at the University of Colorado in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation now for almost 3 decades.  He feels fortunate to have had the opportunity to practice medicine at such a wonderful and unique hospital system for the last 17 years.   He is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and also board certified by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.  His interests have always been in maximizing function at both the cell and whole person levels in addition to the predictive capacity for peripheral nerve regeneration.

Read more about Dr. Blei's research.

Susan Ladley, MD
Associate Residency Director, University of CO Dept PM&R

Dr. Ladley is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Brain Injury Medicine and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine.  She holds appointments as Associate Professor and Associate Residency Director in the University of Colorado Department of PM&R. She is Level II certified with the CO Division of Workers Compensation.  Her primary workplace is Denver Health Medical Center, where she consults in trauma rehabilitation (intensive care through community reintegration), educates physicians in training, and leads multidisciplinary program development.   

Ben Marshall, MD
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Ben Marshall is a board-certified physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic medicine and Pain Management. He earned his undergraduate degree in Physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles before working as a physical therapy aide and athletic trainer for several years. He returned to academics at the University of California, Davis where he did graduate research in Exercise and Environmental Physiology before attending medical school at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Subsequently, Dr. Marshall completed his internship and residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwestern University/Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago’s combined program. His fellowship in pain management was completed at the University of Colorado where he is now employed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of PM&R. Dr. Marshall practices at both the University of Colorado Medical Center and Denver Health with a clinical focus on the nonoperative treatment of sports and spinal injuries with an emphasis on peripheral nerve injury and electrodiagnostics.

 

Podiatry

Morgan R. Jerabek, DPM
Podiatry Services

Dr. Morgan Jerabek is originally from Northwestern Wisconsin. She graduated from Dr. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine and then completed a three year residency at Eastern Colorado Medical Center specializing in foot and ankle surgery and diabetic limb salvage. She is board certified in Podiatric Medicine by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. She has worked at Denver Health since 2015. Dr. Jerabek treats problems of the foot and ankle: bunion deformities, hammertoes, tendinitis, flatfoot deformities, Achilles tendon pathology, plantar fasciitis, neuroma, diabetic feet and sports injuries. She has special expertise in foot surgery and diabetic limb salvage. She strives for good patient communication, which includes explaining the diagnosis and outlining a treatment plan with conservative and surgical treatment options. Dr. Jerabek enjoys getting out to enjoy Colorful Colorado with camping, fishing and hiking.

Kristine Hoffman, DPM, FACFAS
Podiatry Services

Kristine Hoffman is board certified in foot surgery and hind foot / ankle reconstructive surgery. She currently holds positions on the Colorado State Podiatry Board, the Denver Health Medical Staff Executive Committee and the editorial board for Podiatry Today. She is active in research, with a focus on examining sensory feedback and gait adaptations. Her research has been highlighted in Runner’s World Magazine and the New York Times. Her clinical interests include sports medicine, minimally invasive ankle arthroscopy and complex foot and ankle reconstruction. 

Matthew Gorski, DPM
Podiatry Services

Matthew Gorski, DPM has been practicing in Charlotte, North Carolina for the last two years. Dr. Gorski grew up in Colorado Springs and is excited about returning to the state and joining the Denver Health team as the newest podiatrist. Dr. Gorski received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he majored in Integrative Physiology. Dr. Gorski went on to earn his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine at Des Moines University in Iowa. Dr. Gorski completed his residency at the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System in Denver, Colorado, where he received extensive surgical training in the foot and ankle. Dr. Gorski is well trained on all pathology on the foot and ankle and has a particular interest in wound care. In his free time, Dr. Gorski enjoys hiking, skiing, and playing tennis.

Read about Dr. Gorski's research.