About Us

Welcome to Green Valley Ranch Medical Clinic and Urgent Care Center serving the Green Valley Ranch, Montbello, NE Denver and Denver International Airport communities.

We are committed to providing you and your family with prompt, high quality medical care. We offer a full range of medical services for both adults and children of all ages, on a walk-in basis in our Urgent Care facility (no appointment necessary) and by appointment in our Medical Clinic.

Lab and x-ray services are conveniently available on-site.

WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU

ACCESS

  • Get to know the various services available at Green Valley Ranch Medical Clinic & Urgent Care and use the proper services when you need care.
  • If you are unsure, please contact the office first.
  • Arrive on time and prepared for the scheduled appointment.

BEFORE YOUR VISIT

  • Complete any ordered tests, labs, or visits to a specialist
  • Bring a complete list of your remedies, medications, supplements and vitamins
  • Write down all of your concerns and questions so you remember to ask them
  • Think about actions you would like to take that would improve your health

DURING YOUR VISIT

  • Know who your Care Team at the clinic is
  • Be honest and open about your questions, habits, and symptoms
  • Communicate your thoughts, your concerns, and your needs
  • Ask questions, understand your care plan and who is responsible for what
  • Schedule necessary follow-up appointments before you leave

AFTER YOUR VISIT

  • Get recommended laboratory tests, etc. and take medications as prescribed.
  • Request copies of reports, lab work and test results from any other health provider you have seen
  • Keep your appointments as scheduled
  • Follow your care plan
  • Contact your Care Team if you have questions or problems between visits.

HEAR FROM YOU

  • We value what you think and want to hear your ideas and suggestions.
  • Complete a Patient survey
  • Sign up for our quarterly Patient Advisory Council meeting!
  • Give direct comments to a team member

TEAM

PRIMARY DOCTOR

Augustine Obinnah, MD.

Dr. Augustine Obinnah is Board Certified in Internal Medicine has been practicing medicine since 1994. In Colorado he has served as a County Health Officer and Chief of Medical Staff. He graduated from the University of Nigeria College of Medicine and specialized in Internal Medicine at Saint Barnabas Hospital in New York. Dr. Obinnah is especially involved in the management and treatment of chronic medical diseases including diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. Dr. Obinnah enjoys establishing a strong rapport with his patients. He also enjoys spending time with his family.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

<span style="text-transform: capitalize">Kelli McKay</span></br> PA-C

Kelli McKay
PA-C

Physician Assistant

Kelli McKay is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant and graduate of the Central Michigan University Physician Assistant program (Fire Up CHIPS!). She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience from the University of Michigan (GO BLUE!) Prior to obtaining her Masters degree she worked as a CNA in a cardiac unit. In addition to working with patients she enjoys skiing, hiking, reading, cooking and watching the Wolverine and Chippewa football teams.

<span style="text-transform: capitalize">Ashley Christianson</span></br> PA-C

Ashley Christianson
PA-C

Physician Assistant

Ashley Christianson, PA-C is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant and graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center‘s Physician Assistant Program in Omaha, NE. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Nebraska. Before becoming a Physician Assistant, she served as an AmeriCorps volunteer with the I Have A Dream Foundation. Some of Ashley’s favorite hobbies include cooking, hiking and snowboarding.

<span style="text-transform: capitalize">Karen Elmquist</span></br> PA-C

Karen Elmquist
PA-C

Physician Assistant

Karen Elmquist, PA-C is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant and graduate of the University of Colorado Child Health Associates Physician Assistant program where she was involved in the Urban Underserved track and participated in a Medical Spanish Immersion program in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Integrative Physiology from the University of Colorado in Boulder. Karen is a native of Colorado originally from Greeley. She enjoys swimming, hiking, chicken wings, trips to IKEA and empathizing with the Colorado Buffaloes football team (GO BUFFS!).

Angela Bryant
PA-C

Physician Assistant

Angela Bryant, PA-C is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant and graduate of Red Rocks Physician Assistant Program. She also holds a MS in Applied Nutrition from Colorado State University Fort Collins and is also a Registered Dietician with 15 years of experience. Angela has served as a Registered Dietician in both clinical and community settings. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading and travelling.

<span style="text-transform: capitalize">Anna Sihon</span></br>LCSW

Anna Sihon
LCSW

Physician Assistant

Anna Sihon is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and member of the Mental Health Center of Denver Integrated Care team. As the Behavior Health Consultant/Care Coordinator, Anna provides preventative consultation and brief therapy to patients and their families in English and Spanish. Anna is a former Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay. She has been working in the social work field for more than 20 years. Anna is an expert in honing in on strengths, gently challenging, and creating a safe environment to grow in. Anna enjoys gardening and hanging out with friends and family.

MANAGEMENT

Ugo Obinnah CPA, MBA

Clinic Manager

The Medical Clinic and Urgent Care practices are managed by Ugo Obinnah. Ugo is a Colorado licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with an MBA in Finance from Columbia University, New York. Her background includes hospital management, consulting and banking. She is a people-person and enjoys her job of ensuring that the business side of the clinics run smoothly fostering a positive patient experience. Ugo is assisted by Jessenia Martinez, MA, Assistant Manager.

MEDICAL ASSISTANTS

In our clinic you may also be assisted by any of our compassionate medical assistants (MAs) – Destani Castaneda, Clara Rios, Sonnia Berumen, Manuela Rios, Wendy Bernal, Magdalena Gallegos and Leticia Rodriguez. For your convenience our MAs are bilingual (English-Spanish).