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Specialty Clinics

In addition to offering primary healthcare services, Southeast Colorado Medical Clinic is pleased to offer specialty healthcare services. Please click on Specialty Clinics Calendar or call the clinic at (719) 523-6628 to schedule an appointment with one of our specialty providers.

Please click on the New Specialty Dental Clinic for more information.

Specialty Clinics offered:

Out-patient procedures
Diabetic Education
Chronic Pain Management

Specialty Clinics Calendar

Stephen Crowley, M.D., Cardiologist
Dr. Stephen Crowley, combines a dynamic approach and strong academic preparation to offer patient care at the highest level. Since coming to Denver in 1987 for his Cardiology fellowship, he has practiced at the University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Rose Medical Center, Presbyterian/St. Lukes Medical Center and The Medical Center of Aurora. Dr. Crowley received the Lamb Foundation Prize for Excellence in Clinical Medicine at Albany Medical College and the Al Masters Award for Superior Academic and Athletic Achievement at Stanford University.
Dr. Crowley has been providing cardiology care for the patients in Baca County for over 18 years via the Health One outreach program.

Charles Frankum, M.D. Surgeon
Dr. Charles Frankum is a surgeon in Denver, Colorado and is affiliated with Southeast Colorado Hospital District. He received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and has had a practice for more than 20 years. A Colon & Rectal Surgeon, proficient in advanced laparoscopic, does general surgery, performs upper & lower scopes.

Dr. George C Gustafson, M.D. Cardiovascular Disease (cardiology) Specialist Graduated with honors from University Of Health Sciences / Chicago Medical School in 1977. Having more than 41 years of diverse experiences, especially in CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (CARDIOLOGY), Dr. George C Gustafson affiliates with many hospitals including Southeast Colorado Hospital, and cooperates with other doctors and specialists in many medical groups including Southeast Colorado Hospital District.

Dr. Timothy Lehman, MD Orthopedic Surgeon
Timothy J. Lehman, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine, as well as general orthopedics. A graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Lehman completed his orthopedic training at the University of Missouri at Kansas City Medical Center. He also completed sports medicine fellowships in Australia at the Perth Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Centre and Mercy Private Hospital in Melbourne. Dr. Lehman has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years and has been in private practice in Colorado since 1999. He specializes in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee, as well as orthopedic trauma care. Dr. Lehman also performs knee replacements and shoulder replacements. When caring for his patients, Dr. Lehman tries to put himself in their shoes, making sure they have a good understanding of their condition or injury, as well as their treatment options. Outside of work, Dr. Lehman enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, skiing, mountain biking, playing golf and most anything else outdoors.

Southeast Colorado Hospital District is proud to offer Dental Specialty Clinics. Southeast Colorado Hospital District and Long Term Care Center is pleased to announce dental services. The dental office boasts new, state-of-the-art equipment and is located in the Springfield Medical Clinic 900 Church Street in Springfield, CO.

Kelly McCall Chick a Dental Hygiene Graduate of Amarillo College. She will be scheduling Hygienist Appointments for Walsh Dental Hygiene LLC at the Springfield Dental Clinic: (719) 324-5251.

Cindy Packard a Dental Hygiene Graduate of Amarillo College. Cindy will be scheduling Hygienist appointments at Southeast Colorado Rural Health Dental Clinic, 900 Church St., Springfield (719) 529-9811.

Some Telemedicine Options

Osteopathic Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulation Treatment
What is Osteopathic treatment?

Osteopathic treatments are done by Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or “D.O.s”. They use hands on treatments to correct pain and imbalances of the musculoskeletal system. An Osteopathic physician will apply gentle pressure to manipulate the muscles, soft tissues and joints.
Who can benefit from osteopathic treatments?
Most of the patients seeking osteopathic treatments are those suffering from acute of chronic back pain issues. However, osteopathic treatments have been found to help a wide variety of musculoskeletal complaints and injuries. Pregnant women can also find relief with osteopathic treatment for the musculoskeletal pains related to pregnancy.

Dr. Colten Smouse is a practicing doctor of osteopathy at the Southeast Colorado Hospital Medical clinic. He is currently taking appointments and new patients. Please call the clinic to schedule - (719)-523-6628