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Northern Colorado Pulmonary Consultants joins Colorado Health Medical Group

For immediate release: Oct. 26, 2012

Kelly Tracer, 970.624.1211,

Northern Colorado Pulmonary Consultants
joins Colorado Health Medical Group

Northern Colorado Pulmonary Consultants announced today it will partner with the largest and fastest-growing physician group in the region. The pulmonology group will become part of the Colorado Health Medical Group on Dec. 17.

Northern Colorado Pulmonary Consultants has been a trusted provider of pulmonary care, sleep medicine, critical care, research and clinical trials for residents throughout northern Colorado for more than 30 years. The clinic’s 13 physicians are board-certified and skilled in the latest advances in the areas of pulmonary medicine, sleep medicine, critical care and internal medicine.

With more than 260 providers and more than 75 clinics, Colorado Health Medical Group is the largest and fastest-growing physician group in the region. The multi-specialty group is part of University of Colorado Health, formerly Poudre Valley Health System, which provides health care, wellness services and products in Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska.

"We are excited about our partnership with Colorado Health Medical Group and the opportunities it brings,” said Dr. James Hoyt of Northern Colorado Pulmonary Consultants. “We share the same values and commitments to providing state-of-the-art health care for our patients. Being affiliated with experts throughout Colorado and the entire Front Range only enhances our abilities to care for our patients."

"We are proud to expand our network of physicians to include the well-respected team at Northern Colorado Pulmonary Consultants,” said Russ Branzell, Colorado Health Medical Group chief executive officer. “Through this partnership, we can bring even more world-class health care to the communities we serve.”

Northern Colorado Pulmonary Consultants’ team of providers includes Drs. Stanley Gunstream, Mark Petrun, James Hoyt, Diana Breyer, Kristin Wallick, Eric Stevens, Mark Neagle, Richard Milchak, Carlos Vassaux, Brent Peters, Joshua Saliman, Christopher Hatzis and Kirk DePriest as well as physician assistant Anne Voorhes.

They will continue to care for patients in area hospitals and at the group’s locations in Fort Collins, Loveland, Fort Morgan, Estes Park, Steamboat Springs and Laramie, Wyo.

For more information about Northern Colorado Pulmonary Consultants or its physicians, go to For more about Colorado Health Medical Group, go to

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University of Colorado Health is a Front Range health system that delivers the highest quality patient care with the highest quality patient experience. University of Colorado Health combines Memorial Health System, Poudre Valley Hospital, Medical Center of the Rockies, Colorado Health Medical Group (formerly Poudre Valley Medical Group), and University of Colorado Hospital into an organization dedicated to building a healthier community and providing unmatched patient care in the Rocky Mountain West. Separately, these institutions can continue providing superior care to patients and service to the communities they serve. Together, they push the boundaries of medicine, attracting more research funding, hosting more clinical trials and improving health through innovation.

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