Health & Sports

Health & Sports

The games we play. The athletes among us. The tips for living the active, healthy life in Colorado Springs. The best Springs articles on fitness, health and sports.

Greg Morris

Greg Morris, P.A.-C.: Taking Medical Care to the Homeless

Greg Morris realized early that to provide needed medical care to homeless individuals, he would have to go to them. That was 25 years...
Jansen Howard

Jansen Howard: Connecting Care for the Homeless

Jansen Howard understands homelessness and addiction firsthand. After breaking free of alcoholism and four years of her own homelessness, Jansen now works with the...
Scott Robinson, D.O.

Scott Robinson, D.O.: Training Tomorrow’s Physicians

The first graduation of the Peak Vista Family Medicine Residency Program is a career highlight for Dr. Scott Robinson. Since 2015, the Pikes Peak...
David Steinbruner, M.D. and team

Healthcare Heroes 2019

If you ask the men and women in these pages what makes a hero, they point to their teams and teammates and those faithfully...
Bruce Erickson

Bruce Erickson: Cuddling and Caring for Newborns

Bruce Erickson had zero experience with newborn babies when he agreed to see if it was a good volunteering fit at Memorial Hospital. The...
Dr. David Steinbruner, M.D.

David Steinbruner, M.D.: Serving and Leading

If you talk with Dr. David Steinbruner about why he’s a doctor, he tells stories about getting to meet a boy years after resuscitating...
Dr. Frederic Deleyiannis, M.D., M. Phil., M.P.H

Frederic Deleyiannis, M.D., M.Phil., M.P.H.: Reconstructing Dignity

Dr. Frederic Deleyiannis is not one to shrink from a challenge when it comes to restoring dignity for the disfigured. Dr. D., as he’s...
John Bealer, M.D.

John Bealer, M.D.: Keeping Kids First

Dr. John Bealer saw the ups and downs of practicing medicine, growing up with a physician father. But ultimately, walking in his father’s footsteps...
Thomas Ridder, M.D.

Thomas Ridder, M.D., and M. Sean McKisic, M.D.: Partnering for Precision

Most brain surgeons have dealt with an acoustic neuroma before, but this large tumor was in an especially tricky spot: completely alongside the brainstem...
Dirk Pikaart, D.O.

Dirk Pikaart, D.O.: Fighting for Life

Dr. Dirk Pikaart took an unusual path to medicine, initially working in construction trades. After returning to school, a career counselor inspired him that...
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