Professionals

Michael A. Schindel, M.D. FAAFP:


Professional Experience:

Dr. Schindel has practiced Family Medicine in Lakewood since 1999. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Colorado Medical Society, and the Clear Creek Valley Medical Society. He maintains hospital privileges at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center and St. Anthony’s Central Hospital.

Education:

Dr. Schindel received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Medicine from Bob Jones University. He obtained his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and completed an internship and residency in Family Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Philosophy of Health:

“Think Well, Live Well, Feel Well (In that order). Then, by God’s grace, you can Be Well.”

“My role as your physician is to advise you and equip you with the information and tools necessary to improve your health and/or keep you healthy. I prefer to do this with as little medicine as is necessary.”

Hobbies:

Dr. Schindel enjoys spending most of his free time with his wife and five children.
As a second generation Colorado native, he is an avid outdoorsman, and looks forward to opportunities for hiking, hunting, fishing, backpacking, golfing, etc.

Faith:

Dr. Schindel has a strong faith in God and is active in his church.

“I believe in a Divine Creator who alone is the Giver and Sustainer of life. God has given us the responsibility of learning about, and taking care of His creation (which includes our bodies). I believe God endorses the use of health sciences, whether it is nutrition, exercise physiology, surgery, or medication (natural and synthetic) to improve our health. I believe all these modalities can be enhanced by the power of prayer, and I make it my practice to pray for my patients regularly.”

Marc D. Spencer, M.D.:


Dr. Spencer has been practicing Family Medicine in Colorado for 11 years. After completing his residency with Dr. Schindel at the University of Colorado School of Medicine at Swedish Medical Center, he joined a private practice in Englewood, Colorado. After 8 years in Englewood, he had the opportunity to join Dr. Schindel at Mile High Family Medicine and has been here since the summer of 2008. Dr. Spencer is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He is also a member of the Colorado Medical Society and the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Spencer has been a Clinical Instructor for the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences and a former board member of the Med South IPA.

Dr. Spencer received a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine from Pepperdine University in 1992. He then obtained his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine in 1997 and completed an internship and residency in Family Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences at Swedish Medical Center in 2000.

Dr. Spencer considers Family Medicine the liberal arts of medicine and enjoys the variety of opportunities that Family Medicine offers. He has particular interest in asthma and allergy as well as sports medicine, hypertension, diabetes, and preventative health.

Dr. Spencer spends most of his free time doing competitive hunting activities with his vizsla, Indy and Karma. He also enjoys fostering vizslas for the Colorado/Wyoming Vzsla Rescue. In addition to spending time with his dogs, he has a passion for scuba diving and underwater photography.

Daniel A. Rohweder, D.O.

Professional Experience:

Dr. Rohweder is an experienced Board Certified Family Physician. Throughout his medical career, he has practiced full scope medicine with training in the fields of family practice, emergency medicine, and urgent care. Since 2003, Dr. Rohweder had the privilege of practicing medicine in the U.S. Air Force. During Dr. Rohweder’s military career, he served at home and abroad as a medical director of a family health clinic and emergency department.

Education:

Dr. Rohweder’s education includes as Bachelor of Arts degree in Pre-Medicine from Taylor University in Upland, Indiana, Doctorate of Medicine from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Family Medicine Residency training at David Grant Medical Center and the University of California at Davis.

Hobbies:

Dr. Rohweder enjoys fine arts, travel and the outdoors with his wife and 4 children. He is a Colorado native and four-season backcountry enthusiast, now in the phase of life where he gets to re-experience the joy of discovery through his children’s outdoor exploration.

Faith:

Dr. Rohweder is a Christian whose faith is the core of who he is and what he does both in his personal and professional life.

Daniel Borkert, M.D.


Professional:

Dr. Borkert practiced medicine in Lakewood from 1987 until 2006 when he moved to Greenville, South Carolina and worked at University Medical Associates. He returned to Lakewood in 2009 as a solo doctor at New Life Family Medicine. In July 2012 he merged his practice with Mile High Family Medicine.

Dr. Borkert is board certified through the American Board of Family Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Colorado Medical Society, and the Clear Creek Medical Society. He has medical privileges at Exempla Lutheran Hospital and St. Anthony’s Hospital.

Education:

Dr. Borkert graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Chemistry from the University of Colorado and received his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He did his internship and residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. In addition to his board certification in Family Medicine, he is also nationally certified in diabetes and cardiovascular/stroke care.

Philosophy:

Trust in the LORD with all your heart; and lean not unto your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your paths. (Paraphrase from Proverbs 3:5, 6)

Personal Interests:

Dr. Borkert is a Colorado native and enjoys his personal time with his wife and eight children. He loves to garden, hike, cycle, hunt, and fish. He has a special interest in Christian counseling and medical missions.

Faith:

Dr. Borkert has a strong Christian faith and believes that although our physical bodies will fail, our spiritual being lives forever. Thus, ultimate eternal good health begins with a personal faith in Jesus Christ.

Laura E. Murray, PA-C


Laura was born and raised in Lakewood. She graduated from Regis University in 1998 with a Bachelor's degree in psychology with a kinesiology minor. In 2003, Laura graduated from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida with a Masters of Medical Science. She enjoys working with patients of all ages. Her experience includes work in intensive care at the University of Colorado Hospital.





Staff

Tracy:

Office Manager

Tracy grew up in Colorado and lived in Northern California for several years. Her work experience to date has involved various aspects of customer service. Tracy brings a bubbly smile and sweet personality that will brighten anyone's day. She enjoys working with people and has made it her personal goal to provide excellent customer service. Tracy is a mother of 2 boys. She enjoys spending time with her boys, roller skating, cleaning, scrap booking, designing jewelry, hiking, bowling, spending time with her parents, siblings, and friends.

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Back Office Supervisor/Medical Assistant/Certified Phlebotomist

Rachael was born and raised in a Christian military home. She has spent the majority of her life in Hawaii and Louisiana. Rachael moved to Colorado in 2006. She is married and has two dogs: a Great Dane and a Beagle. Rachael likes to spend her free time with her family and friends, and she considers bowling to be her favorite hobby.

Judy: (return to top)

Receptionist/Billing and Coding Specialist

Judy is a third generation native of Colorado. She graduated from the Colorado College of Medical and Dental Careers. She then worked in a pediatric office for five years as well as a dermatology office for ten years. Judy has worked in multiple capacities from Medical Assistant to Billing. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in the medical field which makes her a wonderful member of our team. Judy recently married a wonderful Christian man after ten years of widowhood. She has four children and eight grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, cooking, crocheting, walking as well as decorating her newly remodeled home with her husband.

Dori: (return to top)

Receptionist

Dori grew up in Colorado in a small, mountain town. She and her husband have lived in the Denver area for over 40 years. They have fun with three children and seven grandchildren. She has training as a medical transcriptionist and has been a medical receptionist since 2006. She joined the fabulous people of Mile High Family Medicine in October of 2009 and feels very fortunate to be a part of the team. She loves the Broncos and the Rockies, whether they are winning or not.

Tianna: (return to top)

Certified Medical Assistant/Certified Phlebotomist

Tianna is a Colorado native who grew up with 2 brothers and 1 sister. She graduated from Concorde College where she studied to be a certified medical assistant. Tianna is also certified in CPR, first aid, and phlebotomy. Her long term goal is to obtain her nursing degree and become an obstetrics nurse. Tianna loves to spend time with her 6 nephews, family, and friends. She is an avid Bears and Nuggets fan.

Jessica: (return to top)

Medical Assistant/Certified Phlebotomist

Jessica is another Colorado native. She graduated in May of 2011 from Elon University with a BA in Biology. She is a certified nurse assistant and her future goal is to become a physician’s assistant. Jessica is very active and enjoys the Colorado outdoors on her days off. She also loves to travel, play basketball, and run in her free time. She has competed in the Tough Mudder race and local Half Marathons. During football season, Jess is a faithful fan to her beloved Packers.

Anna: (return to top)

Receptionist/Referral Specialist

Anna grew up in Denver and has recently spent the last several years in South Carolina. She graduated with a degree in Elementary Education from Bob Jones University. Anna grew up in a medically-oriented family. Since 2006, she has spent time working for her Dad who is a Family Practice physician helping as a receptionist and scribe. Anna enjoys spending time with her family and friends and loves participating in outdoor activities which include four-wheeling, hiking, backpacking, camping and running. Her other hobbies include playing piano and violin, singing, reading, sewing, teaching, spending time with children, and being involved in her church. Anna enjoys interacting with people and desires to assist patients at Mile High Family Medicine in whatever way she can.

Katie: (return to top)

Receptionist/Referral Specialist

Katie grew up in Florida and Georgia. She has a background in bookkeeping, real estate, online sales, and entrepreneurship. The most important part of her life is her family. Katie’s favorite things to do are read, spend time in the mountains/outdoors, play monopoly, and participate in sports. Katie loves working in customer service and enjoys helping people in what ever manner she is able. She is proud to be working at MHFM.

Kristen: (return to top)

Receptionist

Kristen is originally from the Boston area, but spent time in Vermont, New York, and Georgia before she and her husband decided to make the move to Colorado in 2011. As a former flight attendant, Kristen brings over twenty years of customer service and office experience to the practice. At MHFM, she enjoys working with patients on a daily basis. She is an avid animal-lover and loves spending time with her two Border Collies. Kristen enjoys many Colorado activities including skiing, hiking, camping, running, and snowshoeing. She is very grateful to be at MHFM and “living the dream.”


Andrew:
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Medical Assistant/Certified Phlebotomist

Andrew was proudly born and raised in Colorado. He comes to MHFM as a Nationally Registered and Colorado State Certified Paramedic. Andrew is currently working on his undergrad degree in hopes to one day become a Physician’s Assistant. He claims playing football and volleyball, trail running, loudly cheering for the Denver Broncos, and laughing as his favorite activities.

Sarah: (return to top)

Medical Assistant

Sarah is a native of Colorado and grew up with seven brothers and sisters. She is the proud owner of a chocolate lab. Sarah is a skilled marksman and goes elk hunting with her family every fall. She is a fan of all sports and has participated on soccer, softball, volleyball, and basketball teams in the past. She has recently taken up running and has competed in the Tough Mudder, Dirty Girl, and other 5 and 10K races. She comes to MHFM as a Nationally and State Certified Paramedic. Looking to the future, Sarah is considering a nursing degree.