Gastroenterology Associates of Colorado Springs (GACS) is a private practice of board-certified gastroenterologists committed to providing outstanding care. Our goal is to provide excellent care in a timely, courteous, and professional manner. Our mission is to aid in improving your digestive health and also be a resource to your primary care physician. We offer a wide variety of gastroenterology services including inpatient/outpatient consultation, hemorrhoid treatment, upper endoscopy and colonoscopy and much more.
- Upper Endoscopy (EGD)
- Colonoscopy Screening
- Hemorrhoid Center
- Bravo Esophageal Test
- Capsule Endoscopy
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THOMAS MEISTER, MD
Dr. Thomas Meister, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.
KENDELL MANN, MD
Dr. Kendell Mann, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Univ Of Hi J a Burns Sch Med in 1992 and specializes in gastroenterology and hepatology.
ELENA SIDORENKO, MD
Dr. Sidorenko received her medical degree from Novosibirsk State Medical Academy in Russia and proceeded with her fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. Dr. Sidorenko has currently been in the Gastroenterology practice for over 18 years. Through the years, she has achieved many accomplishments such as winning the Course Travel Award recipient for American Neurogastroenterology & Motility Society Course in Clinical Practice. She has also been a part of many scholarly publications that have been an asset to the GI community
TRISH SANFORD, ACNP
Trish Sanford, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC joined GACS in October 2012 as a GI Nurse Practitioner.
KATIE HACHUELA, NP
Katie Hachuela RN, BSN, MS, FNP-C is a new Family Nurse Practitioner that has recently joined our practice. Kathryn Hachuela, NP is a gastroenterology nurse practitioner in Colorado Springs, CO. She specializes in gastroenterology (nurse practitioner), nursing (registered nurse), and more.
EMILY LOUNSBURY, NP
Emily Lounsbury is originally from West Virginia but has lived in at least half of the states on the east coast growing up. She has worked in multiple setting including primary care, skilled nursing and in the hospital doing general medicine as well as advanced heart failure and transplant. During this time she spent 2 years in the Peace Corps in Ethiopia as a health educator. She joined GACS in 2018.
HEATHER WINFIELD, FNP
Heather Winfield was born in Oklahoma but raised in Gunnison, Colorado. After graduating high school, she moved back to Oklahoma where she began working as a CNA and fell in love with medicine. She eventually went on to become a nurse and obtained her ADN through Rose State College and her BSN through Oklahoma University. She then achieved her goal of becoming a Nurse Practitioner by obtaining her FNP through Simmons University out of Boston Massachusetts. After graduation, she moved closer to home and began working as a provider through a GI group out on the Western Slope of Colorado and has been working in field ever since.
KATHRYN GENOSHE, NP
Kathryn Genoshe, has lived in many places throughout her life since her father was in the United States Air Force. The family moved to Colorado Springs in 1967 and has lived here ever since, except for a short relocation to Houston for work. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She received her Masters' Degree Adult Nurse Practitioner from the University of Colorado. She spent many years at the bedside taking care of patients in the Intensive Care Unit and Cardiac Care Unit. She worked with the Hospitalist Team as a Case Manager prior to joining our practice in March 2008.
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