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Our Leadership

Clint Flanagan, MD

Founder & CEO
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Dr. Flanagan is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has over 14 years experience as an ER physician and maintains certificates in Advanced Cardiac and Advanced Trauma Life Support. He completed medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center then went on to residency at St Mary’s Family Medicine Program in Grand Junction, Colorado. He’s a diplomate of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Flanagan is the founder of Nextera Healthcare, the first Direct Primary Care company in Colorado and has been a local Primary Care physician and Emergency Medicine physician for over a decade.

Dr. Flanagan is a recognized leader in healthcare and was named a "Top 20 Who's Who in Direct Primary Care in the US" and was invited to the White House to discuss the future of healthcare. He is a founding member and is currently serving on the steering committee of the Direct Primary Care Coalition in Washington DC. Dr. Flanagan was also instrumental in helping pass the Direct Primary Health Care Services Law in Colorado and the Direct Primary Care Agreement Act in Nebraska through his testimony and participation.

Douglas Canham, MD

Director,
Affiliate Provider Network
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Dr. Canham is a retired ER physician that also has extensive experience directing clinically and administratively 200+ physicians delivering care to over 250,000 patients, including internationally. Dr. Canham coordinates professional services and benefits for the Nextera affiliate network. He also advises on system enhancements, including telemedicine and Evidence Based Medicine guidelines integration directly to the EMR, advising on the peer review processes and working with partner groups to develop ACO programs focused on Primary Care Physicians.

Tim Long, MBA

Director,
Business Development
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Tim has 35 years field experience in all facets of healthcare development, management and planning as a Medical Practice Administrator and hospital executive. Tim works extensively with employers throughout the Front Range. This entails connecting with decision-makers in order to better communicate the benefits of working in tandem with Nextera Healthcare. Given his wide knowledge of physician practices and administration, with a background in physician recruitment, Tim understands what it takes to bring about healthcare improvements across system boundaries.

Deirdre Flanagan

VP Operations
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Deirdre brings 20+ years of experience in business development and marketing for medical imaging and international banking software companies. Deirdre is responsible for Employer/Member patient management support. She develops, implements and monitors benchmarks and metrics to measure attainment of practice goals and objectives, as well as coordinates data analytics for employer groups. In addition, she oversees the development of educational and promotional materials for members and manages plans to measure patient satisfaction. Her responsibilities include reviewing and coordinating development and implementation of protocols and procedures. Deirdre received a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business Management.

Katie Harmon

Member & Employer
Services Manager
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Katie brings over 13 years of experience working in the insurance industry managing members and accounts and was responsible for quality control management. Katie works closely with Nextera Healthcare's employer accounts and is responsible for ongoing support to all members and ensuring the highest member satisfaction levels. She is also a key liaison with affiliates in the Nextera Healthcare network.

Connie Wooley

Front Office Manager
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Connie has over 21 years of front and back medical office experience and has been on the team for 9 years. Connie manages the patient scheduling system and coordinates the physician and staff scheduling as well. In addition, she manages the payments.

Karyn Franco

Medical Support Manager
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Karyn has over 15 years of medical experience and has been on the team for 8 years. In addition to managing the nursing staff, Karyn manages the electronic medical record system and coordinates care and referrals for patients. She is the vaccine manager for the offices as well. Karyn is also a healthcare coach for our patients.

Danielle Culjat

Medical Support Manager
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Danielle has over 10 years of medical experience and has been on the team for 5 years. As a manager of the nursing staff, Danielle is responsible for implementing protocols and procedures for the staff to maintain the highest standards of care. Danielle also manages and coordinates with our partner labs. In addition, she is a healthcare coach for our patients.

Jared Crain

Legal Counsel
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Kathrine Nicol

Legal Counsel
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Our Providers

Colorado

Simi Ahuja, MD

Fort Collins
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Simi Ahuja, MD, is Board Certified in Family Medicine and is also certified in Integrative Medicine and is a Certified Health Coach. She understands the pathophysiology of the physical challenges her patients are facing. Her experience as an integrative practitioner allows her to blend her pharmacological guidance with nutritional recommendations for better health outcomes. Dr. Ahuja’s experience as a Certified Holistic Health Coach combines the importance of proper body care with proper nutrition to help prevent illnesses and manage chronic conditions.

V. Raja Chandrasekaran, MD

Fort Collins
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V. Raja Chandrasekaran, MD, is a graduate of Thanjavur Medical College and completed his general surgery and urology residency training at Brooklyn Cumberland Hospital in New York. Dr. Chandrasekaran has been a Family Medicine physician for 35+ years and spent most of that time practicing in a small community in Wyoming. He has served as Chairman of Credentials, QA, By-Laws, Pharmacy and on Therapeutics committees.

Amy Elder, ANP, WHNP

Longmont
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Clint Flanagan, MD

Longmont, Boulder, Frederick
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Dr. Flanagan is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has over 14 years experience as an ER physician and maintains certificates in Advanced Cardiac and Advanced Trauma Life Support. He completed medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center then went on to residency at St Mary’s Family Medicine Program in Grand Junction, Colorado. He’s a diplomate of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Flanagan is the founder of Nextera Healthcare, the first Direct Primary Care company in Colorado and has been a local Primary Care physician and Emergency Medicine physician for over a decade.

Dr. Flanagan is a recognized leader in healthcare and was named a "Top 20 Who's Who in Direct Primary Care in the US" and was invited to the White House to discuss the future of healthcare. He is a founding member and is currently serving on the steering committee of the Direct Primary Care Coalition in Washington DC. Dr. Flanagan was also instrumental in helping pass the Direct Primary Health Care Services Law in Colorado and the Direct Primary Care Agreement Act in Nebraska through his testimony and participation.

Mark Hinman, MD

Longmont
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Mark Hinman, MD received a BA in Biology and Chemistry from Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas. Dr. Hinman graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1986. Family Medicine residency training was completed in 1989 at the USAF Medical Center Scott, Scott AFB, IL. He practiced 4 years with the Air Force at Ramstein 316th Air Base Clinic in Ramstein, Germany. In 1993, he joined his father’s practice in Longmont and has continued to practice since his father’s retirement in 1997.

Paula Howard ANP-C

Fort Collins
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Paula Howard ANP-C, received a Master of Science in Nursing/Nurse Practitioner in 1991. She went on to also become an instructor for Licensed Practical Nursing students at Front Range Community College. She brings 6 years of experience, knowledge, passion and expertise to our patients in hopes of providing better overall care.

Michael Iannotti, MD

Longmont, Frederick
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Michael R. Iannotti, MD, a diplomate of the American Academy of Family Physicians, has been practicing Family medicine since 2004. Board-certified in Family Medicine as well as basic and advanced life support, he is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College, now Sidney Kimmel Medical College, at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed a surgical internship at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, a Family Medicine and Obstetrics residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado, and an orthopedic research fellowship at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga.

Michael Keller, MD

Denver
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Michael Keller, MD, received a BA from The American University in Washington, D.C. and a Medical Degree from the Mayo Medical School in Rochester, MN. He completed his Family Medicine Residency at the St. Joseph Hospital in Denver. Dr. Keller enjoys partnering with his patients to make health care decisions and helping them fulfill their unique health care goals.

Mary Louder, DO

Lafayette
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Mary Louder, DO, is Board Certified in Family Medicine and in Integrative Holistic Medicine. Dr. Louder graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her family practice residency through Michigan State College of Human Medicine. Dr. Louder has extensive experience in urgent care settings.

Tim Nagel, MD

Longmont, Frederick
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Tim Nagel, MD, is Board Certified in Family Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He attended medical school at the University of Iowa and completed his residency in Family Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Nagel takes special interest in managing chronic diseases and helping patients develop a healthy lifestyle. He maintains certification in ACLS, ATLS, BLS and PALS and has over 20 years experience covering the ER, doing inpatient hospital care and obstetrics.

Leila Rankin, MS, PA-C

Longmont
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Leila Rankin, PA-C received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and went on to graduate from George Washington University’s Physician Assistant school in August of 2000 with a Masters of Science in Health Sciences. In 2004, Leila joined Dr. Hinman’s practice. She enjoys women’s health, preventive medicine and has a special interest in dermatology, diabetes, mental health issues.

Amy S. Rose,
MS, APRN, FNP-BC

Longmont
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Amy S. Rose, MS, APRN, FNP-BC is Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and is an honors graduate of the University of Miami School of Nursing and has a Masters in Nursing Degree in Family Practice from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, and the Society of Gastroenterology Nursing.

Kristin van Konynenburg, MD

Longmont
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Kristin van Konynenburg, MD is Board Certified in Family Medicine. She attended medical school at the University of California, Davis and went on to complete a Family Medicine residency at Contra Costa County Health Services in Martinez, California. Dr. van Konynenburg also completed a certification in Classical Homeopathy. She enjoys integrating all of her skills when approaching her patients’ health care needs. Dr. van Konynenburg is particularly interested in the connections between lifestyle, emotional health and well-being.

Carrie Wilcox, MD

Longmont, Frederick
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Carrie Wilcox, MD, is Board Certified in Family Medicine. A native Nebraskan, she attended medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center before moving to Denver to complete her training with Rose Family Medicine Residency. She returned to Colorado in 2013 after spending a year practicing medicine in New Zealand.

Florida

Eric Crall, MD

Tampa
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Oscar Hernandez, MD

Miami
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Virginia

Matt Haden, MD

Alexandria, Arlington
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Our Behavioral Therapists

Colorado

Linda Belt, LCSW, BCD

Longmont
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Linda received a Masters Degree in Social Work (MSW) from the University of Southern California and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado and California and a Board Certified Diplomate with over 30 years experience in private practice, hospital, university and non-profit agencies.

Linda works with individuals, couples and families specializing in Depression, Anxiety, Grief and Loss, as well as, Adjustment to Medical Issues, Relationship Issues and Conflict, Divorce and Recovery (that encompasses grief and rebuilding through the transition of divorce), Coping Skills to Enhance Communication and Anger Management. She brings over 13 years of experience as Executive Director of a counseling center which specialized in Intimate Partner Violence, Child Abuse, Adults Abused as Children, and Parenting Skills. Her goal is to help each person transition from a place of difficulty to one of strength, empowerment and health.

Kathleen Salmon,
LCSW, MSW

Longmont
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Jilba Wallace,
MA LPC, BC-DMT

Longmont
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Our Physical Therapists

Colorado

Doug Hanna, PT, MS, MTC

Longmont
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