Dr. Daniel J. Hatch

Dr. Daniel J. Hatch

Dr. Mike Vaardahl

Dr. Mike Vaardahl

Dr. Stacy M. Atherton

Dr. Stacy M. Atherton

 

Get to know our Colorado Podiatrists and staff

Our doctors and staff believe in taking the time to listen and understand the needs of all of our patients. We take a personal interest in helping our patients overcome their foot and ankle problems. We hope you’ll take a few minutes to learn more about us – who we are and why you can trust us to do what’s best for you.

Dr. Daniel J. Hatch

Dr. Hatch’s number-one goal is offering patients improved mobility so they can better their health. After receiving his doctorate in podiatric medicine from the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Dr. Hatch began specializing in foot and ankle reconstruction and pediatric clubfoot.

A 30-year resident of northern Colorado, Dr. Hatch actively participates in a number of sports. He is also an amateur photographer. Dr. Hatch has served as the past president of both the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the Humane Society of Weld County.

Board certified:

  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Podiatric orthopedics

Diplomate:

  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Fellow:

  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

 

Dr. Mike Vaardahl

Dr. Vaardahl became a podiatrist because he enjoys meeting people of diverse backgrounds, and helping them relieve their foot and ankle pain and suffering. An avid runner and tennis player, he wants everyone to stay active and pursue their goals and passions. He received his doctorate in podiatric medicine from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida, and now specializes in diabetic foot care and wound care.

For the past 10 years, Dr. Vaardahl has called northern Colorado home. He is involved in the Greeley Rotary Club, and is currently serving as the chair of the membership committee for the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Vaardahl is also the director of the North Colorado Medical Center Podiatric and Surgery Residency. When not hard at work, Dr. Vaardahl can be found playing with his two young boys and his black lab.

Board certified:

  • Foot surgery
  • Ankle surgery

Diplomate:

  • American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Fellow:

  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Dr. Stacy M. Atherton

Dr. Atherton received her doctorate in podiatric medicine from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She then spent four years of residency training at Temple University Hospital, specializing in reconstructive surgery and foot and ankle trauma. In her free time, she can be found outside with her family – skiing, waterskiing, swimming, running, and climbing.

Board Certified:

  • Foot Surgery

Fellow:

  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Debbie Bierma

Billing and Coding Specialist

For 25 years, Debbie has been a key member of our staff. Currently, she handles all of our billing and coding, staying current on changes in health care and insurance. Debbie loves being active and is an avid hiker, biker, gardener, and exerciser. When not enjoying the outdoors, she scrapbooks for her two grandsons.

Shelly Korell

Practice Manager

Shelly joined Foot & Ankle Center of Northern Colorado because she knew that she would be working in an environment where people come first. Taking that observation to heart, Shelly ensures everyone who comes into contact with our office is treated with respect. Shelly enjoys spending time with her husband and their 3 children. She also enjoys cooking, reading, and walking.

Nicki Pfenning

Medical Assistant/Surgery Scheduler for Dr. Hatch

Nicki truly enjoys meeting new patients and caring for their foot and ankle needs. According to Nicki, the best part of working at Foot & Ankle Center of Northern Colorado is the camaraderie that the staff shares. Everyone has the same goal – providing the best possible care for each and every patient. Her hobbies include painting, hiking, and cooking.

Meghan Minter

Medical Assistant & Scheduler for Dr. Vaardahl

Meghan appreciates the quality of care each patient receives as well as the atmosphere the employees bring to Foot & Ankle Center. In her spare time Meghan enjoys spending time with her 3 children. She also likes to participate in basketball, running, golfing, and camping.

Sherry Loewen

Medical Assistant and Receptionist in our Longmont Office

While not at work Sherry enjoys camping, flower gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family. Sherry is a Certified Medical Assistant in our Longmont location. Sherry enjoys working with the great patients and staff in Longmont.

Veronica Bratton

Medical Assistant in our Longmont Office

Veronica enjoys working with the Foot & Ankle family as she feels all staff are passionate about helping people. Veronica is fluent in both the English and Spanish language. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and son as well as cooking, scrap booking, interior design, and listening to music.

Shannon Ashida

Receptionist in our Greeley Office

As a receptionist for the Foot & Ankle Center Shannon enjoys the people she
works with as well as meeting new patients. Shannon is a Certified Nursing
Assistant as well as a full time student at the University of Northern Colorado
in the nursing program. In her spare time Shannon enjoys painting and
photography.

Jennifer Garcia

Medical Assistant in the Greeley Office

Jennifer received her Medical Assisting Degree from IBMC.  She enjoys working at the Foot and Ankle Center because it is an environment where each patient is treated with respect and the best care possible.  Jennifer enjoys camping, spending time with family, and exploring different types of food.

Megan Lawson

Medical Assistant in our Longmont Office

While not working Megan enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with friends and family. Megan graduated from the University of Colorado double majoring in Integrative Physiology & Psychology. As a Certified Nursing Assistant she enjoys patient interaction and being able to play a role in improving the lives of people.

Mary Jane Young

Billing Specialist in our Greeley Office

Being a Greeley native Jane has found working with patients and staff at Foot & Ankle Center enjoyable. While she is not busy in the billing office, Jane enjoys spending time with family, swimming, playing volleyball, and traveling.

Sara Arredondo

Billing Specialist in our Longmont Office

Sara enjoys working with the patients, doctors, and staff answering billing questions. Sara holds a degree in Economics from the University of Northern Colorado. A busy wife and mother Sara finds much joy spending time with her family.

Rebeca Ruiz

Receptionist in our Greeley Office

With a sweet smile and positive attitude Rebeca greets our patients in the Greeley Office. She likes meeting new patients and working to make their experience with our practice positive. Rebeca enjoys spending time with family, exercising, and reading.

Keslie Meeker

Receptionist in our Greeley Office

Loving the great outdoors of Colorado, Keslie enjoys hiking and camping in the mountains as well as working in her garden. Assisting patients in registration and scheduling appointments gives Keslie the opportunity to meet people of all ages and backgrounds.

 

To schedule an appointment in our Greeley or Johnstown location call 970-351-0900
To schedule an appointment in our Longmont location call 303-772-3232
Existing Patients visit our patient portal for appointments.

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