Dr. Gabriel is a double-board certified, fellowship trained interventional pain physician, as well as the Medical Director and Co-Founder of Mountain View Pain. He completed his BA in Medical Ethics and Anthropology at the University of Chicago, where he was the recipient of multiple prestigious awards and graduated among the top of his class with both, General and Special Honors. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society for his outstanding patient care. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Michigan, where he graduated with multiple honors, and went on to complete his fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine with the Department of Anesthesiology.
As a physiatrist and interventional pain physician, Dr. Gabriel’s goal is to alleviate pain and restore function for patients through non-surgical approaches. He has over 10 years of extensive experience in the diagnosis, management and treatment of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine disorders, as well as a wide array of musculoskeletal and neurological injuries. Dr. Gabriel is also a leader in novel regenerative and stem cell therapies, and has successfully treated countless patients around the country. He has been named a top-rated pain specialist among peers and patients, has presented numerous times at national meetings and is published in peer-reviewed pain medicine journals. Dr. Gabriel’s clinical interests are broad, and include intervertebral disc disease, facet neurotomy, failed back surgery syndrome, spinal cord stimulation and regenerative medicine.In his personal time, Dr. Gabriel enjoys spending time with his family, serving in his church, traveling, running, playing music, painting, hiking and snowboarding.
University of Colorado – School of Nursing University of Oklahoma – Masters of Science in Physiology University of Oklahoma – School of Medicine Dr. Patton is a family physician. She grew up in Cleveland Ohio and moved to Colorado while in high school. She attended the University of Colorado School of Nursing and married her high school sweetheart, Steve Patton.After attending graduate school together with her husband in Oklahoma, Dr. Patton pursued her dream of medicine. She completed a M.S. in Physiology at Oklahoma State and then attended the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine.
Dr. Patton did a one year internship in Pediatrics at the University of Kansas, Wichita. She then took a few years off from the full-time practice of medicine to raise her children (Michael, Marie, Keith, Michelle) while they were little. She then resumed her medical career and completed a residency in family medicine at the University of Colorado (Rose Medical Center).
Dr. Patton has worked for several clinics in the Denver Metro area, and is employed by Miramont Family Medicine in Parker. She enjoys preventative health, women’s medicine, sports medicine and pediatrics. Dr. Patton volunteers by serving on the admissions board for CU School of Medicine, by serving as a board member for the Colorado Academy of Family Medicine (CAFP), and she is on the Nurse Physician Advisory Task Force for Colorado.Her hobbies include: her dogs, running, swimming and bicycling.
University of Colorado School of Medicine & Neurology at Stanford University Dr. Barrett trained in Neurology at Stanford University, and has been in private practice since that time.She graduated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and from Smith College prior to that.
She is also a certified yoga therapist and yoga teacher, and infuses those teachings into her work as a healer. Her professional organizations include American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is also a mom to three of the most amazing children on the planet.
University of Colorado – Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Physiology & Regis University – Bachelor of Science in Nursing & Vanderbilt University – Master of Science in Nursing
Emily Amack is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She grew up in Highlands Ranch, CO and attended the University of Colorado at Boulder after high school, graduating with a degree in Integrative Physiology. She then went on to complete an accelerated nursing program at Regis University and worked as a Registered Nurse for a few years in internal medicine at Saint Joseph Hospital, and in wound care at Porter Hospital. She then completed her M.S. in nursing at Vanderbilt University and became certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
In her free time, Emily enjoys all things outdoors including hiking, skiing, golfing, biking, and soccer. She lives in Downtown Denver with her husband and dog and loves exploring all that the city has to offer.
University of Dayton – Bachelors of Science in Pre-Medicine and Psychology, Masters of Physician Assistant Practice
Paige Brennan is a Physician Assistant who grew up in Plymouth, Michigan. She attended the University of Dayton, where she received her Bachelors and Masters degrees. Before becoming a PA, Paige was an EMT, which is where she first developed her love of medicine and treating patients. Her favorite thing about being a PA is being able to spend a lot of time with her patients and inform them on their condition, the treatment plan, and thoroughly answer any questions they may have.
In her free time, she enjoys the Colorado outdoors and staying active, including hiking, running, and doing various workout classes. She also enjoys traveling and exploring new places with her fiancé and her dog.
University of Northern Colorado BS in Exercise Physiology, MSPAS from Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke, Virginia.
Kyle Faulkner is a Physician Assistant who grew up in Westminster, Colorado. He attended the University of Northern Colorado where he received his Bachelors of Science in Exercise Physiology. After undergraduate training, Kyle worked at a physical therapy clinic and in DME which spiked an interest in treating musculoskeletal disorders. In August 2016 he entered the Jefferson College of Health Sciences PA program in Roanoke VA, where he earned his Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. His favorite part about being a PA is having the time to sit down and talk with patients, understanding the many factors that could be contributing to their pain, and providing these patients with the proper avenues of treatment to correct the pain.
In his free time, Kyle is an avid hockey player, who enjoys golfing. He also likes to get outside in order to take advantage of the different hiking trails and ski slopes Colorado has to offer.
University of Arizona & Parker College of Chiropractic—Dr. Ihsan O Erhuy specializes in motor vehicle accident injures, back pain, neck pain, and extremity problems. Dr. Ihsan O Erhuy also treats many pregnant patients and children. Dr. Ihsan O Erhuy is certified in the Diversified, Gonstead, Thompson, Upper Cervical, Activator, Sacral Occipital, Applied Kinesiology, Soft Tissue techniques.
Originally from Adana, Turkey, Dr. Ihsan O Erhuy’s family moved to the United States when he was six years old. He lived most of his childhood in Southern California, where thanks to his first grade teacher, his friends and family grew to know him as “Oscar”. He attended Saguaro high school in Scottsdale, Arizona. After graduation he moved to Tucson, Arizona to attend University of Arizona where he found chiropractic (thanks to his dad). He then moved to Dallas, Texas where he attended Parker College of Chiropractic, where he not only successfully finished his Doctor of Chiropractic degree but alongside it also received his bachelor of science in health and wellness.
In his free time he loves spending time with his two amazing kids and is wonderful wife. They love to do outdoor activitys such as camping, boating and traveling.
University of Central Oklahoma AND Parker College of Chiropractic–Dr. Niall McNally has completed the postgraduate certification course for chiropractic neurology, at Parker College. He also has a strong background in sports injuries, back pain, neck pain, whiplash injuries, disc injuries and rehabilitation of common nagging athletic problems. Dr. Niall McNally also is trained in pediatrics, orthopedics, and nutrition.
Originally born in Walnut Creek, California, Dr. Niall McNally spent many years moving around the country and overseas. He spent most of his childhood in Alaska, England, and Texas. A very active athlete , Dr. Niall McNally played hockey up into the junior level. In fact, it was his love for hockey, and the Colorado Avalanche, that originally gave him the idea to one day practice sports medicine and chiropractic care in the area. Dr. Ihsan Erhuy and Dr. Niall McNally founded Mountain View Pain Center in 2009 which has now grown from one office in Centennial to three offices, with other other locations in Littleton, and Aurora.
Dr. Jared received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University in 2008. After graduation, he and his wife Stephanie moved to Colorado to open a sports and family practice in the mountains where he treated everyone from high school to professional athletes. Dr. Jared is Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP), and also has certifications in dry needling, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) and Active Release Techniques (ART) allowing him to customize treatment and rehabilitation plans specific to a patient’s goals and needs. Over the past several years Dr. Jared has had the privilege of treating many professional and amateur athletes including pro triathletes, cyclists, marathoners/ultramarathoners, and hockey players. Being a lifelong athlete himself, Dr. Jared’s passion is helping people perform at an optimal level and helping them heal quickly to get back in the game!
He enjoys playing hockey, softball, snowboarding, and mountain biking as well as playing with his son Camden and daughter Everly.
Colorado State University-Bachelors in Biochemistry and Masters in Bio-Medical Science and Doctor of Chiropractic degree at University of Western States–Dr. Matthew L Usel is a Fort Collins native who graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelors degree in Biochemistry followed by a Masters in Bio-Medical Science. The next phase of his education brought him to Portland, Oregon where he attended the University of Western States and earned his degree as a Doctor of Chiropractic.
Now that he is working as a clinician his main goal is to set up the best environment for the body to heal itself. This includes incorporating the best knowledge and techniques from many branches of health care with an approach that will always begin with the most conservative care first.Away from the office, his appetite for adventure drives him to explore this great state with a snowboard, backpack or four wheel drive truck. In the future, he looks forward to providing top quality health care to residents of Colorado for many years to come.
North Central College and Northwestern College of Chiropractic–A Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, Dr. Stoughton has also been trained in acupuncture/dry needling, Graston tool-assisted myofascial release, Kinesio Taping and Rock Tape methods, Activator technique, and additional coursework to maintain his Board Certification in good-standing since 2004. In practice, Dr. Stoughton uses his expertise in diagnosis and treatment to get patients out of pain quickly, address chronic issues, educate patients on proper joint and muscle function, and to get you enjoying the quality of health you deserve.
After returning to his hometown of Crystal Lake, IL to practice following school, Dr. Stoughton moved to Colorado in 2013 to live near the mountains. He is a certified whitewater raft guide on the Arkansas River, and guides actively during the Summer months. In addition, he enjoys rock climbing, road cycling, mountain biking, and skiing.
Kansas State University – Bachelors of Science & Logan University – Doctor of Chiropractic–Dr. Biggs is a Colorado native from the mountain town of Idaho Springs. After receiving a Bachelor degree from Kansas State he proceeded on to St. Louis, MO where he began his education and training for a Doctor of Chiropractic degree with an emphasis on sports injury and rehabilitation. Following the successful completion of the Chiropractic program he moved back to his home state of Colorado to start his career as a Chiropractor.
As a working clinician Dr. Biggs makes the patient’s well-being a top priority making their personal health goals his own. With a delicate touch and conservative approach the patient’s health is of the utmost importance.When Dr. Biggs is not treating patients he enjoys the wonderful outdoors through hiking, biking, snowboarding, and camping. Dr. Biggs plans on continuing to call Colorado home for many years to come and helping maximize the health of its many residents and visitors.
Nova Southeastern University – Bachelor of Science in Biology.Palmer College of Chiropractic – Doctor of Chiropractic, Cum Laude–Board Certified Chiropractic Acupuncturist,RockTape – Fascial Movement Taping, Levels 1 & 2
Dr. Grant Johnson was born and raised in Big Lake, Minnesota. Wanting to explore more of the country after graduating high school, he moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. Dr. Johnson then went on to attend Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Florida where he graduated with honors and obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree.
Dr. Johnson utilizes a variety of chiropractic techniques including Diversified, Gonstead, Thompson and Activator. He believes in treating the whole person through a multi-faceted approach to patient care, which is why he has additional training in Graston Technique, Kinesio Tape, and Dry Needling.Dr. Johnson’s passion is to provide chiropractic care to people of all ages. He believes the body has the innate ability to heal itself, given that it is functioning at an optimal level. As a Chiropractor, his job is to restore and maintain the integrity of the nervous system, which in turn allows optimal body function.Outside of the office, Dr. Johnson enjoys activities including hiking, skiing, snow-shoeing, kayaking, and paddle boarding. He is always looking for new places to explore, so feel free to share your favorite recommendations with him at your next appointment.
Dr. Kendelle Krause is a graduate of National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL where she earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Her undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology with an emphasis in Health Science and minors in Chemistry and Spanish, was received from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, which she attended on a Cross Country Scholarship.
Dr. Krause is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner (CKTP). She is full body certified in Active Release Techniques (ART) and is part of their Elite Provider Network. She has also earned certifications in Functional Movement Screens (FMS), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Motion Palpation Institute (MPI), the American Dry Needling Institute, and is certified to perform Sports Pre-Participation Physicals in the state of Colorado. Dr. Krause is also a Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture (FIAMA) and is licensed to perform medical acupuncture.Away from the office, Dr. Krause enjoys running and competes in numerous races from 5k’s to marathons. In addition, she likes to spend as much time in the mountain as she can, hiking, snowboarding, and mountain biking.
Dr. Andrew Johnston was born in Mississippi and raised in the South- spending most of his childhood in the small town of Saint Cloud, Florida. He graduated from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah with a degree in Exercise Science and after graduation moved to San Jose, California where he received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic.
Dr. Johnston’s main objective as a chiropractor is to help his patients achieve their goals through treating the root causes of his patients’ pain, rather than treating only the symptoms. He values his time with his patients and bases his care around their individualized goals. Whether those goals be carrying their grandchildren, hiking the trail of their dreams, or setting a personal record in the gym, Dr. Johnston is determined to help his patients become their best self and enjoy the life they were meant to live. Dr. Johnston is certified in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Smart tools instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, RockTape, and Functional Dry Needling.
Other passions of Dr. Johnston include baseball, which he played competitively in high school alongside soccer and golf. During his undergraduate studies Dr. Johnston found a passion for Crossfit. If you don’t see him in the gym going for his next PR, you can find him cycling or exploring the outdoors with his wife.
Dr. Douglas S Hall is a Chiropractor in Lone Tree, Colorado with Mountain View Pain Center. Dr. Hall specializes in motor vehicle accident/injures, back pain, neck pain, extremity conditions and sports related injuries. Dr. Hall graduated from National University of Health Sciences, Lombard Illinois with a Bachelor of Science; Human Biology and a Doctorate of Chiropractic. Dr. Douglas Hall cooperates with other doctors and specialists and has worked in integrative clinics in the past in Chicago with the NeuroCenter, Vail Integrative Medical Group in Edwards, Colorado and now with Dr. Gabriel M.D., Pain specialist and the Mountain View Pain Center team.
Dr. Hall uses his experience in diagnosis and treatment to determine the cause of pain and symptoms and to get patients out of pain as quickly possible. Using a team approach with massage therapists, physical therapists and a medical team, Dr. Hall treats chronic issues while additionally educating patients on proper joint, muscle function and nervous system function so that people can optimize their quality of health and life.
University of Calgary – Bachelors of Kinesiology. University of Western States – Doctor of Chiropractic, Bachelor of Science in Human Biology
Dr. Courtney Westera was born and raised in Alberta, Canada where she earned her Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of Calgary.
She then moved to Portland, Oregon to pursue her Chiropractic career. She graduated from the University of Western States with her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree and Bachelor of Science in Human Biology. In addition, she has been trained in IASTM, Rock Tape methods, SFMA, and Dry Needling techniques. She also has a special interest in prenatal and postpartum care. Although she treats a wide variety of back and neck complaints, she is also skilled in conservative care for other musculoskeletal complaints such as headaches, TMD/TMJ, knee pain, shoulder pain, etc. She draws from a variety of different techniques to ensure each patient is treated as an individual and receives a treatment plan specific to them.
With a background in Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Dr. Westera has a focus on movement based care in addition to soft tissue and joint manipulation to get you back to doing what you love. Growing up as a competitive dancer, she has a passion to help people stay moving their best. In her spare time, Dr. Westera is embracing the Colorado lifestyle by being outdoors and staying active.
Although he treats a wide variety of back and neck complaints, he is also skilled in conservative care for a variety of musculoskeletal complaints such shoulder pain, headaches, carpal tunnel, TMD etc.
Providing high quality care is extremely important to Dr. Means as he has a variety of certifications and specialties such as Titleist Performance Institute, RockTape Performance Techniques, Stecco Fascial Manipulation and more. Furthermore, he assisted in the instruction of various Chiropractic Sciences courses at the University of Western States.
He has provided medical care on and off the field for a variety of athletic events ranging from the professional ranks of the Portland Open – PGA tour, Canby Rodeo, Seaside Beach Volleyball Tournament to high school athletics and cross-fit competitions. As a former NCAA Division I baseball player at the University of North Dakota, Dr. Means loves working with everyday athletes.
Dr. Lisa Rozo is an east coast native who graduated from Penn State University with a bachelors degree in Kinesiology. She then decided to take a year off before graduate school to volunteer for AmeriCorps promoting children’s fitness through a community health center in underserved areas in Connecticut. Lisa then moved to New York City where she attended Columbia to get her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. While in school doing a clinical rotation in Colorado, Lisa fell in love with the area and decided to move to Denver after she graduated.Lisa has a passion for working with multiple disciplines within Physical Therapy including pediatrics, geriatrics, orthopedic and neuro. She believes in promoting well rounded care and enjoys working closely with chiropractors and massage therapists to provide the patient with the best opportunity for recovery. She is an active member of the Colorado chapter of the APTA and is a strong believer in evidence based practice.
Lisa enjoys exploring what Colorado has to offer and can be found playing volleyball, hiking, and just enjoying the outdoors with her dog Carl.
Doctor of Physical Therapy with 7 years experience all in outpatient orthopedics. Two years after graduating from
PT school, he became a certified specialist in orthopedics through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties along with becoming certified in Integrative Dry Needling. Andrew has a wide variety of experience with many different types of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular pathologies and pain. His strongest experience areas include spinal dysfunction and pain with exercise prescription, dry needling, and manual therapy/muscle energy interventions to name a few.
Personally, he does a lot of recreational activities including trail running, yoga, mountaineering, skiing and cycling. He likes to incorporate these modes of exercise into treatment for return to a healthy lifestyle.
Jolie Foster earned her Master of Science in Degree in Acupuncture from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in December, 2018. This program consists of 2,265 hours of education including 550 hours of clinical practice. Jolie is a Certified Health Coach and a certified Shiatsu practitioner. She holds several certifications in Western and Eastern Medical Herbalism and is a Certified Medical Herbalist with over 1000 combined hours of study and practice in Western and Eastern Herbal Medicine. Jolie graduated from Center Point School of Massage and Shiatsu in 2001 and has been a Licensed Massage Therapist for over 5 years in Colorado. She is also Clean Needle Technique certified to ensure patient safety. In 2012 she completed her Master’s of Arts in Teaching at Hamline University, St. Paul, MN. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish with minors in Psychology and Sociology from Hamline University in St. Paul, MN.
Jolie’s training includes 945 hours in Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory and Technique, 510 hour of Bioscience and 24 hours of Gynecology. Jolie also studied adjunctive therapists such as moxibustion, tui na, acupressure, fire cupping, auriculotherapy, electrostim and dietary and lifestyle recommendations. She is a member of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado and she is a Colorado Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist.
Bowling Green State University – Bachelors of Science in Education.From Northwest Ohio where I earned a Bachelors of Science in Education from Bowling Green State University.I accepted a summer only position at a nursing home in the therapy department after I graduated. With a passion for helping others, I instantly grew fascinated with the field of physical therapy. With that, I earned an Associate of Applied Science degree from Professional Skills Institute and became a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant.
During school I volunteered at a skilled nursing facility to help patients with Parkinson’s Disease as well as the Toledo Veteran Affairs Outpatient Clinic where I taught at risk patients about Type 2 Diabetes. This I truly enjoyed because it showed me that in this field I would be able to lace in my love for teaching as well.As a PTA I believe in working closely with a team to furnish individualized treatments; and that this provides patients with the best possible outcome for recovery. I enjoy going to work every day having the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in people’s lives.As a new Colorado resident, My favorite activity to do in my spare time is explore this beautiful state.
Kianna is a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant that works full-time at our Littleton office. She is a Michigan native that graduated from Mid Michigan Community College to pursue her career in Physical Therapy. Kianna moved to Colorado in 2017 and her favorite pastime is exploring Denver and all Colorado has to offer. She loves to go out on hiking adventures, meet friends at new restaurants for sporting events, go on outdoor runs, and head to the mountains to improve her snowboarding skills. Kianna is excited to work at MVPC with her patients to help them recover from injury, and return them to a strong and pain-free lifestyle.
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