Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is made up of nine elected Directors who are members of the IPA.   Four of the Board members will represent primary care; one pediatrician and three family practice or internal medicine practicing as a primary care physician.  Five of the Board members will represent the specialists; one director will be a hospital-based procedural specialist; one director will represent the non-procedural specialties; and, three directors will represent the procedural surgical specialties. Our Cheif Medical Officer, Gregory Reicks, D.O., works closley with the Board of Directors

 


Gregory C. Reicks, D.O., FAAFP
CMO

Dr. Reicks graduated from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1985. He completed a rotating internship at Humana hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida followed by a Family Practice Residency at St. Vincent's Hospital in Jacksonville Florida. He and his family then moved to Grand Junction CO where he joined Foresight Family Physicians and has practiced general family medicine for the last 21 years. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice.


Korry Klein, M.D.
President

Dr. Klein is a Colorado native who has lived in Western Colorado since graduating from the University of Colorado, School of Medicine in 2005.  He completed his internship and residency at St. Mary’s Family Practice Residency and moved to Rifle, Colorado.  Dr. Klein moved back to Grand Junction in 2012, joining Western Valley Family Practice where he provides primary care services to patients in Fruita and Grand Junction.  He currently serves on an advisory committee to the University of Colorado’s Office of Continuing Medical Education.  Dr. Klein’s interests in healthcare include innovations in Healthcare Administration and employing Information Technology to reduce the time physicians spend documenting their work.  Dr. Klein spends his free time with his wife and son, enjoying the outdoors and traveling.


David Scott, M.D.
Vice President

David R. Scott, MD was raised in Grand Junction before attending medical school at the University of Colorado in Denver. He completed residency training and served as chief resident at the Oregon Health Science University in Portland, OR and then obtained subspecialty fellowship training in allergy, asthma and immunology at Scripps Clinic in San Diego. During residency he served as the president of the house officers association, representing over 800 house staff. He is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, where he serves on the Asthma & Respiratory Disease Committee. Dr. Scott also serves as a member of the executive committee at the Mesa County Medical Society. During his free time, he hikes, skis and floats rivers with his family and friends.


Charles Breaux Jr., M.D.
Secretary/ Treasurer

Dr. Breaux arrived in Grand Junction in 1996 and became part of the St. Mary’s Pediatric Specialty Clinic in September of 1997. He is board certified in both Critical Care Surgery and Pediatric Surgery. Dr Breaux has been involved in numerous committees with the MCPIPA including; Physicians’ Incentive & Engagement (PIE) Committee and Quality Value Outcomes Committee (QVOC); as well as, serving on the boards of the Mesa County Medical Society and the Colorado Medical Society.


Josh Campbell, M.D.

Dr. Josh Campbell joined Family Physicians of Western Colorado in 2009 and prior to that completed his residency at St Mary's Family Medicine Program.  He attended medical school at Loyola University of Chicago, undergraduate studies were at University of Colorado - Boulder, and he is a local graduate of Central High School in Grand Junction. 

He grew up in Grand Junction from the age of two.   His wife, Dr. Laura Campbell, also practices family medicine in Grand Junction at Juniper Family Medicine.  They have two children and enjoy skiing, mountain and road biking, hiking, and the company of friends and family.


Kirk Clifford, M.D.

Dr. Clifford graduated from Yale University School of Medicine in 2001. He completed his residency at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa and his Surgical Residency at their Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. He completed his Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Spine Fellowship at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah in 2006 and 2007.  Dr. Clifford’s research experience includes: radiographic position of the abdominal vessels in lumbar scoliosis, dysphagia after anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion; anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, health outcome study with 8 year follow-up; early mobility after hip osteotomy in children; results of 100 hips and national survey of practices and analyzing the role of spica casting vs. early weight bearing practices in the pediatric population following hip/proximal and femoral osteotomy.  His hobbies include golf, skiing, biking, and spending time with his wife and four children.


Todd Hegstrom, M.D.

Dr. Hegstrom graduated from Medical College at Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He completed his internship and diagnostic radiology residency at Presbyterian / St. Luke’s in Denver, Colorado, and is a member of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.   Dr. Hegstrom’ s special interest and expertise lies in interventional radiology as well as musculoskeletal radiology and sports medicine imaging.  He is also a certified reader for interpretation of cardiovascular computed tomography. He joined the Community Hospital team of Radiologists in the summer of 2005. Dr. Hegstrom and his family returned to his native state of Colorado after many years of private practice in Lubbock, Texas. He and his family enjoy the many outdoor recreation opportunities our area has to offer. Special interests include his wife and four sons, competing in triathlons, cycling, tennis, skiing and other outdoor activities such as camping and hiking.  He also has an avid interest in antique automobiles, especially Volkswagens.


Joel Dean, M.D.

Dr. Dean was born in the Detroit area, and attended Michigan State University, where he earned three degrees. He completed training in General Neurology at the University Of New Mexico Hospitals in 1986, and is board certified in Neurology. Dr. Dean has practiced neurology in the Grand Valley since 1988. He is married, with two sons. Dr. Dean served on the IPA Board in the early 1990’s.


Stephanie Shrago, M.D.

Dr. Shrago has lived in Western Colorado since graduating from the University of Colorado, School of Medicine in 2004.  She completed her internship and residency at St. Mary’s Family Practice and has remained in Grand Junction. She has been involved in the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative for the past two years. She was also involved in the Advancing Care Together Program which involved the collaboration and integration of behavioral health and primary care communities.  Dr. Shrago, her husband, and two daughters enjoy many outdoor opportunities in our area. Special interests include triathlons, cycling, running, skiing, camping, and gardening.


Mike Whistler, M.D.

Dr. Michael Whistler has been practicing Pediatrics with Western Colorado Pediatric Associates since 1992.  He completed his undergraduate study in Chemistry at the University of Missouri in 1981 before attending Tulane University School of Medicine where he also did his residency in Pediatrics.  He spent 5 years in the Indian Health Service after residency before moving to Grand Junction.  Dr. Whistler has held positions of leadership in both Western Colorado Pediatric Associates and Primary Care Partners.  He is committed to caring for the underserved population of Mesa County.  He is married to Dr. Patrice Whistler.