Cardiology Care Team

Dr. Kent Winkler, MD, FACC, FSCAI
winkler-kentExpertise and Special Interest

Dr. Kent Winkler is a board-certified interventional cardiologist specializing in nuclear medicine, rhythm management, pacemaker implantations and defibrillator implantations.

He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Eureka College with a double major in Biology & Chemistry.

Dr. Winkler received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School, University of Health Sciences and completed a family practice internship and residency at Phoenix Baptist Hospital.

Dr. Winkler completed his internal medicine residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix.

In 2002, Dr. Winkler launched the interventional cardiology program at Flagstaff Medical Center. During a two year period, Dr. Winkler was the only interventional cardiologist in Flagstaff and was on-call every day for roughly two years covering hospital call. In fact, Dr. Winkler performed his first intervention with a broken wrist.

In 2008, along with his business partners, Dr. Winkler created Mountain Heart. Dr. Winkler serves as the Medical Director of Mountain Heart in Flagstaff. He is committed to providing accessible, affordable, and comprehensive cardiology and sleep care to patients in northern Arizona.

2014 Patient’s Choice Award

2009  America’s top Cardiologist–  Kent D. Winkler, M.D., FACC, FSCAI

        “Elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America(r) from 2005 to 2006 and 2009 to 2012.”

Top Cardiologist 2014



Double Major Biology & Chemistry
Magna Cum Laude
Eureka College
Eureka, Illinois

Medical School
The Chicago Medical School, University of Health Sciences
North Chicago, Illinois

Post Graduate Training
Family Practice Internship
Phoenix Baptist Hospital
Phoenix, AZ
1989 to 1990

Family Practice Residency
Phoenix Baptist Hospital
Phoenix, AZ
1990 to 1991

Internal Medicine Residency
Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ
1991 to 1994

Cardiology Fellowship
Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Phoenix, AZ
1995 to 1998

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Interventional Cardiology

Certification of Nuclear Medical Education
Nuclear Cardiology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine

Dr. Eric Cohen, MD, FACC, FSCAI
eric-cohen-2016-julyExpertise and Special Interests

Dr. Cohen specializes in vascular care and the treatment of peripheral arterial disease and limb salvage.

His expertise and special interests include:

-Coronary and Non-Coronary Cardiac Interventions
-Peripheral Vascular Angiography and Intervention
-Aortic Endografts
-Limb Salvage Intervention
-Venous Intervention
-Carotid Stenting and Stroke Intervention
-Structural Heart Disease Intervention

Dr. Cohen spent 20 years in private practice as an interventional cardiologist with Cardiovascular Associates P.C. and with Heart South Cardiovascular Group, both in Birmingham, Ala. Before going into private practice, Dr. Cohen was an attending cardiologist and assistant professor of medicine at Albany Medical College and Medical Center. He was an attending cardiologist, chairman of Critical Care and co-director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, N.Y.

Education and Certifications

Dr. Cohen earned his medical degree and completed his residency training at Albany Medical College. After a fellowship program in invasive and laboratory cardiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Dr. Cohen returned to Albany Medical College to finish a second fellowship in clinical and laboratory cardiology.

Dr. Cohen is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.


Professional Associations
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention
  • Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • American College of Physicians
Medical Degree Albany Medical College (New York) Medicine
Internship Albany Medical Center (New York) Transitional
Senior/ Residency Albany Medical Center (New York) Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Pennsylvania) Cardiovascular Disease
Fellowship Albany Medical Center (New York) Cardiovascular Disease
Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine

Dr. Omar Wani, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FASE


Expertise and Special Interests

Dr.  Wani specializes in all aspects of interventional cardiac and vascular medicine. His expertise and special interests include:

-Coronary Interventions for Acute and Chronic Coronary Artery Disease
-Peripheral Vascular Angiography and Intervention
-Carotid Stenting and Aortic Endografts
-Non-Coronary Cardiac Interventions for Structural Heart Disease
-Noninvasive Cardiology  (TEE, Nuclear Cardiology, Coronary CTA)

Dr. Wani’s research background has resulted in multiple scientific papers that have been published in  prestigious peer-review journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of American College of Cardiology, Circulation and American Journal of Cardiology . His research data also has been presented at annual American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology meetings. Additionally, Dr. Wani has coauthored several chapters for reference books.

Education and Certifications

Dr. Wani earned his medical degree in 1994 from Government Medical College Srinagar, India, after which he did an externship in cardiology at Doncaster Royal Infirmary, United Kingdom. Dr. Wani completed both an internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine. While at USC, he also completed a research fellowship in heart failure with a special interest in endothelial dysfunction. Additionally, Dr. Wani has pursued sub-specialty training at high-volume cardiac care centers including interventional cardiology at Kaiser Permanente/UCLA, followed by an endovascular fellowship.

Dr.  Wani is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography and vascular medicine.


Professional Associations

  • American College of Cardiology
  • Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions
  • American Medical Association
  • Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • American Society of Vascular Medicine
Type/Degree School Major/Speciality
Medical Degree Government Medical College Srinagar, Kashmir University, India MD
Internship & Residency University of Southern California Medical Center (Los Angeles) Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of Southern California School of Medicine (Los Angeles) Cardiovascular Disease
Fellowship Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Los Angeles (California) Interventional Cardiology
Board Certification

The American Board of Vascular Medicine@: Endovascular Medicine

The National Board of Echocardiography@: Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography

Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology: Nuclear Cardiology

American Board of Internal Medicine: Interventional Cardiology

American Board of Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease

Dr. Andrew Atiemo, MD, FACC

andrew-atiemo-mdExpertise and Special Interests

Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Andrew Atiemo is a talented clinician, teacher and author. He has recently joined the exceptional team of cardiologists at Mountain Heart.  Dr. Atiemo is also the co-founder of Heart, Mind and Soul, LLC – a health and fitness company. After completing his medical education at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Atiemo trained in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Harvard teaching hospital. His passion for cardiology led him to John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland where he trained in general cardiology and interventional cardiology.  During his time at this world renowned center, Dr. Atiemo performed over 400 heart catheterizations and authored publications in several peer-reviewed journals.  Dr. Atiemo is triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular  Disease and Interventional Cardiology.  When not working, Dr. Atiemo enjoys spending time with family and friends.


Education and Certifications

Medical Education

 Harvard Medical School, M.D.    8/96-5/00

Post-Graduate  Training

 Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Internal Medicine Internship and Residency

Johns Hopkins Hospital Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship –  6/03-6/06

Johns Hopkins Hospital lnterventional Cardiology Fellowship-  6/06-6/07

Undergraduate- University of Maryland- B.S. Program Biological Sciences,Summa Cum Laude

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine-Board Certification in Interventional Cardiology
American Board of Internal Medicine – Board Certification in Cardiovascular Diseases
American Board of Internal Medicine – Board Certification in Internal Medicine

Professional Associations

Fellow, American College of Cardiology,Founding Member, Banner Thunderbird Cardiac Education and Support Program Clinical Preceptor, Midwestern University School of Medicine, Glendale Campus Member, ACC Interventional Scientific Section Member, Association of Black Cardiologists Member, American Medical Association Member, Maricopa Medical Society

Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation– by The Alliance for Physician Certification and Advancement



2009 Sub- Investigator, APPRAISE-2 trial, Apixaban for Prevention of Acute Ischemic Events

2006 Sub- Investigator, SPIRIT III Clinical Trial of the XIENCE V® Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System

2006-2007 Member, Williams Laboratory (Platelet Biochemistry), Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University

2003 Member, 1brombolysis in Myocardial Infarction, TIMI Research Group, Brigham and Women’s Hospital /Harvard Medical School

1996-1998 Member, Venous Thromboembolism Research Group, Harvard Medical School

1995, 1996 Member, Handin Laboratory (Platelet Biochemistry), Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program (SHURP),  Harvard Medical School

Honors and Awards

I .  Invited Lecturer,  Thunderbird Health Fair 2/16/2011, “Heart, Mind, and Soul: An Integrative Approach to Cardiovascular Care”
2.  Invited Lecturer, Banner Thunderbird Summer Community Lecture Series 6/23/2010, “Heart, Mind, and Soul: An Integrative Approach to Cardiovascular Care”
3.  Invited Lecturer, Banner Thunderbird Cardiac Support Group,” Stress and Cardiovascular Disease, 1/16/2010
4.  Invited Lecturer, Arizona Society for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Conference 2009, ” Stress and Cardiovascular Disease”
5.  Invited Lecturer, John C. Lincoln Mended Hearts Program 11/11/2009, “Stress and Cardiovascular Disease”
6.  Invited Lecturer, Banner Health Stroke Series 2009
7.  Mayo Clinic Interventional Cardiology Board Review Scholarship 2006
8.  Physician Service “WOW” Award – Carroll Hospital Center, Westminster MD 2005
9.  Senior Resident Mentor Award, Brigham and Women’s Hospital 2003
10. Multiculturalism Award, Harvard Medical School 2000
11. Meyerhoff Scholarship Recipient, University of Maryland Baltimore 1992

  1.  Atiemo AD, Williams MS Oopidogrel Use in Coronary Heart Disease and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.] ln1J11stgi lvfed. 2008 Apr;56(4):689-700.
  2. Atietno A, Ng’alla L, Vaidya D, ct Abnormal PFA-100 Closure Time is Associated with Increased Platdct Aggregation in Patients Presenting witb Chest Pain .Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis 2007
  3. Atiemo A, Conte J, Heldman Resuscitation and Recovery from acute right ventricular failure using a percutaneous right ventricular assist device. Catheter Canliovasc Intcrv 2006; 68: 78-82
  1. Parikh P, Garg R, Atiemo A, Vasamreddy CR, Chan V, Blwnentbal The metabolic syndrome: what to treat, how to treat, what are tbe goals? Am Hearl Hosp ]. 2004 Fall;2(4): 191-7.
  1. Chan A, .Atietno A, Dirnn L, Licholai  G, Black  P, Creager M,   Goldhaber   VenousThromboembolism Occurs Frequently in Patients Undergoing Brain Twnor Surgery Despite Prophylaxis. Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombofysis,1999; 8: 139-142
  1. Bienkowska J, Cruz M, Atiemo A, Handin R, Liddington The von Willebrand factor A3 domain does not contain a metal ion-dependent adhesion site motif. Journal of Biological Cbemistry, 1997; 272(40): 25162-7
Dr. Renzo Cataldo, MD, FHRS, FACC

Expertise and Special Interests


Education and Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine-Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine-Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology




Medical Degree Universita’ degliStudi di Trieste, Trieste, Italy Medicine and Surgery
Internship St. Vincent’s Medical Center of Richmond, Staten Island, New York Internal Medicine
Senior/ Residency Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York Internal Medicine
Fellowship Univeristy of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Electrophysiology



Professional Associations

  • Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • American Medical Association
  • Arizona Medical Association


Professional Experience


2009-2014 Councillor Arizona Chapter American College of Cardiology
April 2003- Present Arizona Arrhythmia Consultants, PLC
June 2007- July 2009 Medical Director Electrophysiology Lab Boswell Memorial Hospital, Sun City, AZ
Feb 2001- April 2003 Cardiac Electrophysiologist Arizona Heart Institute
July 1998 – Feb 2001 Southwest Cardiology Associates Albuquerque, NM
May 1996 – Jun 1998 Assistant Professor of Medicine,Co-Director of Electrophysiology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, VA Medical Center Albuquerque
May 1996 – Jun 1998 Chairman, Cardiac Arrest Committee VA Medical Center Albuquerque
Jul 1995 – Apr 1996 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Electrophysiology Section Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine


Hospital Associations
Scottsdale Healthcare Hospital-    Obsorn
Scottsdale Healthcare Hospital-    Shea
Scottsdale Healthcare Hospital-    Thompson Peak
Arizona Heart Hospital


Abstracts and Presentations

Klein MS, Evans SJL, Cataldo RM, Bodenheimer M.  Prediction of atrial fibrillation following coronary artery bypass surgery by the use of P-wave triggered P-wave signal averaging.  Circulation 1992;86(suppl I):I-131 (abstract).

Cataldo RM, Olsen SL, Freedman RA.  Unusual occurrence of AV block requiring pacemaker implantation late after orthotopic heart transplantation:  contrasting presentation to sinus node dysfunction.  PACE 1993;16(part II):892 (abstract).

Cataldo RM, Fuller MS, Cluff N, Freedman RA. Increased Susceptibility of Local QRS Prolongation by Flecainide in Chronically Infarcted Myocardium. PACE 1995;18 (part II):928 (abstract)

Cataldo RM, King CS, Marks ML, Freedman RA.  TelectronicsAccufix  Lead Extraction is Safe and Efficacious From the Femoral Approach. Circulation 1995; 92 (suppl 1):I-150 (abstract)

Lanzarotti C, Cataldo R, Telfer EA, Cadman C, Prater S, Olshansky B. Retrograde Accessory Pathway Activation “Altered” by Unsuccessful PosteroseptalRadiofrequenceyAplications: Expect the Unexpected. PACE 1996;19 (part II): 674 (abstract)

Botkin S, Telfer EA, Prater S, Lanzarotti C, Cadman C, Cataldo R, Olshansky B.

Outpatient Cardioversion of Atrial Tachyarrhythmias: Safe/Effective. PACE 1996;19 (part II): 723 (abstract)

Nguyen L, Mattioni T, Riggio D, Bahu M, Cataldo R. Improved Performance of           Over-the-Wire Coronary Sinus Leads Compared to Stylet Driven Leads. Single              Center Experience. PACE 2003; 26 (Issue II, Part II):  S36 (abstract)

Cataldo R. Minimal Fluoroscopy Ablation: Single User Experience. Heart Rhythm 2013; 10 (5): PO 05-125 (abstract)

Outcome of conservative management with stents and clips in esophageal fistula and perforation following catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: multi-center experience and literature review. Chintan Trivedi, MD, MPH; SanghamitraMohanty, MD; Carola Gianni, MD; Renzo Cataldo, MD; Jeffrey Kazi,MD; Robert Riley, MD; Thomas Mattioni, MD; David Riggio, MD; Michael Zawaneh, MD; YalçınGökoğlan, MD; Rong Bai, MD, PhD; J. David Burkhardt, MD; Javier E. Sanchez, MD; Patrick Hranitzky, MD; G. Joseph Gallinghouse, MD; Amin Al-Ahmad, MD; Rodney Horton, MD; Luigi Di Biase, MD, PhD; Andrea Natale, MD, FHRS. Heart Rhythm 2016; abstract


Recent Invited Lectures

Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism and Reducing the Risk of DVT and PE Following Initial Therapy, Mastro’s City Hall Steakhouse, Phoenix, AZ, 5 November, 2014

Minimal Fluoroscopic RF Ablations, Hotel Solamar, San Diego, California, Biotronik Meeting, 1 June, 2014

Minimal Fluoroscopy Ablations, Fleming’s Steak House, Palo Alto, California, March 27, 2014

Anticoagulation to Reduce the Risk of Stroke in NVAF, The Capital Grille, Phoenix, AZ, January, 21, 2014

Atrial Fibrillation Ablation, Scottsdale Healthcare Regional Cardiovascular Conference, April 28, 2012

Overview on Arrhythmias, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, March 15, 2012

Electrophysiology, Post Anesthesia Nurses Association, Scottsdale Healthcare, March 3, 2012

Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter, Scottsdale Healthcare Core Curriculum Series, December 9, 2011

Fluoroless Ablations. Montelucia Resort, Paradise Valley, AZ. Arizona Chapter American College of Cardiology, 19 November, 2011

Fluoroscopy: We Need to Move On. Campagnia Restaurant, Fresno, CA. St Jude Medical. 9 November, 2011

Atrial Fibrillation: How Does it Affect Your Life and How Can it be Eliminated? Wyndham Garden Conference Center. 24 September, 2011

Atrial Fibrillation: How Does it Affect Your Life and How Can it be Eliminated? Scottsdale Healthcare Conference Center. 24 September, 2011

Fluoroscopy: We Need to Move On. Shanahan’s Restaurant, Denver, CO. St Jude Medical. 31 August, 2011

The Multiple Pathways of AF. Albuquerque, NM. Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceuticals. 12 May, 2011

The Multiple Pathways of AF. Olive & Ivy Restaurant, Scottsdale, AZ. Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceuticals. April 28, 2011

Non-Fluoroscopic Ablation. Lon’s At the Hermosa Restaurant, Phoenix, AZ. St Jude Medical Ablation Systems. April 20, 2011

Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation: Drugs, Ablation, Surgery or Nothing at All. “Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine: Cardiology for the Primary Physician”. Sierra Heart Institute. Resort at Squaw Valley. November 5-7, 2010

Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation. Scottsdale Healthcare Core Curriculum Series. November 12, 2010

Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome, Scottsdale Healthcare EP Core Curriculum Series. March 12, 2010

Introduction to Intracardiac Electrograms, Scottsdale Healthcare EP Core Curriculum Series. October 9, 2009; March 11, 2011

Atrial Fibrillation Ablation. Scottsdale Healthcare Atrial Fibrillation Symposium. July 20, 2010

Cardiologist and EP: A Collaborative Effort. Biotronik Symposium, Loew’s Hotel Miami, February 13, 2010


Dr. David Leder, MD
Expertise and Special Interests

Dr. Leder specializes in complex coronary intervention and advanced vascular intervention.

His expertise and special interests include:

-Advanced CTO techniques
-Endovascular AAA repair
-Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia
-IVC Filter Placement
-Endovascular Laser Therapy
-Intravascular Ultrasound

Education and Certifications

Dr. Leder has been an Interventional Cardiologist at AMITA Health Medical Group Heart and Vascular Group since 2011. He completed his Fellowship in Interventional and Vascular Cardiology at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Tufts University. Dr. Leder’s Cardiovascular Fellowship was completed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Leder is board certified in Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Vascular Medicine, Endovascular Medicine and Interventional cardiology.


Professional Associations
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Physicians
Medical Degree Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine Medicine
Internship Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Internal Medicine
Chief Resident Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Internal Medicine
Fellowship Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Cardiovascular Disease
Fellowship Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Nuclear Cardiology

HMS Best Teaching Resident award nominee

Cum laude, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine


Hobbies include long-distance running, baseball, football, reading, and I possess an “award-winning” chili recipe

Erin Rasmussen, DNP, AG-ACNP, CCRN

Expertise and Special Interests

Erin Rasmussen is an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from Flagstaff, Arizona. She began her nursing career as a graduate with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree from Northern Arizona University in 2005. Her nursing practice began in the intensive care unit at Flagstaff Medical Center where she gained a variety of experience working with cardiovascular, trauma, and medical patients. Erin received her Masters of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Arizona in 2015 and received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree in 2017. Erin’s holistic approach is focused on the prevention and treatment of a wide variety of cardiovascular conditions. In her spare time, Erin enjoys hiking, snowboarding, and practicing Shaolin kung fu with her husband and two children.

Certifications and Academic Information 

  • Certified as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse certification by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, University of Arizona, 2017.
  • Masters of Science in Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, University of Arizona.
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Northern Arizona University.

 Professional Experience 

      • Member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses
      • Member of Sigma Theta Tau International

Professional Affiliations

      • Member, American Association of Critical Care Nurses
      • Member, Sigma Theta Tau International

Awards and Recognitions

      • 2015 Nurse of the Year for Northern Arizona Healthcare- Critical Care category


      • Awarded a $3,500 grant to pursue Doctorate of Nursing Practice project aimed at improving safety culture and decreasing adverse patient events in the intensive care unit at Flagstaff Medical Center.




Megan Engbring, DNP

Dr. Megan Engbring, DNP, FNP-C is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Masters of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees through Frontier Nursing University and has worked as a Nurse Practitioner since 2011. She graduated from Arizona State University with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree in 2002 and is proud of have nearly 20 years of healthcare experience. She specializes in the management of acute and chronic cardiac conditions and has enjoyed working with Dr. Winkler and the Mountain Heart team since 2013. In her private time, she enjoys traveling, skiing, hiking, climbing, and boating with her husband and daughter.


Board Certified as Family Nurse Practitioner by American Academy of Nurse PractitionersDoctor of Nursing Practice – Frontier Nursing University
Masters of Science in Nursing; Family Nurse Practitioner – Frontier Nursing University Bachelors of Science in Nursing – Arizona State University.

*Graduated Masters & DNP Summa Cum Laude, Bachelors Magna Cum Laude

Professional Experience

Flagstaff Family Care Clinic – Practiced family based medicine 2011-2013
Member of Northern Arizona Nurse Practitioner Group since 2011
Member National Lipid Association
Member American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

9 years of Registered Nurse experience prior to advanced practice nursing:  Cardiovascular ICU/PACU at AZ Heart Hospital
Special Care Nursery at FMC
Travel nurse at Aspen Valley Hospital




Mackenzie Lurie, PAC

lurie-mackenzieMS Physician Assistant Studies, 2003
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

BS Movement Science with Distinction, 2000
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI


Elisa Hilburn, NP

lisa-hilburn-150x150Elisa offers 20 years of critical care and catheterization lab experience. Elisa has a special interest in assisting patients in need of peripheral revascularization therapy and vein care.

Special skills and Competencies

Fluent in Spanish

Professional Experience

July, 2014- Present                        Flagstaff Medical Center, Flagstaff, AZ                      ICU staff nurse

October, 2006- July, 2014              Flagstaff Medical Center, Flagstaff, AZ                     Cath Lab staff nurse

September, 2004- Oct. 2006          Flagstaff Medical Center, Flagstaff, AZ                      ICU staff nurse

April, 1996- Sept., 2004                  Pomona Valley Hospital,Pomona, CA                       Clinical Manager

July, 1990- April 1996                     Pomona Valley Hospital, Pomona, CA                      ICU staff nurse


Amy Taylor, AG-ACNP

 Amy Taylor, AG-ACNP is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She earned a dual Master of Science, Nursing, in Family Practice and Adult Gerontology Acute Care from the University of South Alabama. Amy has been working in the health care field since 2010.


Board Certified Adult-Gerontology Acute Care by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Masters of Science in Nursing; Family Practice and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care- University of South Alabama
BS, Nursing- University of South Alabama

Professional Experience

Ms. Taylor has worked as a Cardiology Nurse Practitioner, Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner, and as a Registered Nurse in Critical Care, Medical-Surgical, and Orthopedics.


Scott Krankkala, PA-S


MS Physician Assistant
University of Colorado

BS Biology

Western State Colorado University


Angela M. Hansen, Registered Dietitian

hansen-angelaMs. Hansen, RD has over 30 years of experience as a Registered Dietitian. She works closely with community members and established Mountain Heart patients in conjunction with their primary care provider, to improve nutrition in an encouraging environment. Ms. Hansen offers clinic based medical nutrition therapy, meal planning and support for patients with weight management concerns, Diabetes Management through diet including obstetrical or gestational diabetes. Ms. Hansen can also assist patients coping with eating disorders, cardiovascular disease, sleep disorders and a wide array of other dietary matters. Ms. Hansen can formulate a care plan and provide individual nutritional counseling to patients 16 years of age and older.


Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois, 2010                                                                                                            
Health Care Systems
Cultural Context of Health Care in the US

Wichita State University, Wichita KS
Human Lactation                                                                                                                                                              2006                                                                                                                                                                                          

Mountain States Employers Council, Denver CO
Supervision: Core Competencies, 2005

University of California, San Diego, CA Spanish Immersion Class,2002

North Dakota State University, Fargo ND
Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, 1983


Gary Ortega, Device Technician


NASPE Certification- International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners
Certified Emergency Paramedic/Firefighter
Certified Flight Paramedic



Sleep Medicine

Dr. Jennifer Henderson, DO
Expertise and Special Interest

Dr. Henderson has been specializing in Sleep Medicine since 2014 at UBMD Sleep Medicine Facility in Buffalo NY. During her time there she was also a Clinical Professor of Medicine. She has been published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, and is an invited lecturer on Sleep Medicine.

Licensure and Certifications

Board Certified Sleep Medicine, American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians
Board Certified, American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians

Type/Degree School Major/Speciality
Medical Degree Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences DO
Internship & Residency Sisters of Charity Hospital, University of Buffalo NY Family Medicine
Fellowship University of Buffalo, New York Sleep Medicine
Martha Barlow, NP


Bill Holley, RRT

Native Floridian. Graduated from Stetson University in 1978 with a BA in Religious Studies. While attending Seminary in Louisville, KY Bill went to work at the Highlands Baptist Hospital in 1979 and discovered medicine. Shortly afterward he returned to Florida and began his career in Respiratory Therapy in a local training program. In 1985, Bill achieved his Certified Tech Credential, his Registry in 1990, and his Certification in Pulmonary Functions in 1993. In 2001, Bill graduated from the University of Phoenix with his MBA.

Bill has been employed in several hospitals over the years relocating to Yuma, AZ in 1994. In 2002, Bill was appointed Director of First Health Medical Supply, a subsidiary of Yuma Regional Medical Center. From 2011 to 2016 Bill worked in Idaho but missed the sunshine of Arizona. In January of 2017, Bill joined the Mountain Heart care team to expand our durable medical equipment services to the northern Arizona community.



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Lindsey Augenstein, Human Resources and Credentialing Manager



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Cari McClellan, Clinic and Diagnostic Imaging Manager




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