Anita - Medical Biller & Coder
Anita started her medical billing career in the lab industry and moved on to primary care and specialty practices. She has had the opportunity to learn the daily operations of all billing functions. She is committed to prioritizing the needs of our patients above all else. She sees every problem as an opportunity to make a positive change. Changes in healthcare throughout the years have made her knowledge extensive of the medical billing process.
Anita was raised in Englewood, CO and graduated from Englewood High. She has worked in the Douglas County community since 1997, and she he has resided in Elbert County for 25 years. Anita and her husband have a blended family of 6 children, 11 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She loves her country style life in Elbert county, and she enjoys spending time with family most of all. Her hobbies include crocheting and gardening during the warm seasons of wonderful Colorado.
Kathy - Front Office
Kathy retired from 30 years of teaching in May of 2019, and she still wanted to help others in any way she could. Being able to help patients have a pleasant experience in our office is one way of fulfilling that desire. Having dealt with foot issues herself, she understands how patients might be feeling and can hopefully lend support while they are going through their own procedures.
Kathy works in the Front Office of Castle Rock Foot & Ankle Care and brings enthusiasm and positivity into conversation with all of our patients. She is diligent about making sure each patient experience is as punctual, thorough and as seamless as possible. We are excited to have Kathy as part of our team.
As a native of Colorado, Kathy graduated from Columbine High School and then from the University of Northern Colorado. She loves being outside, traveling and experiencing new places. She and her husband, Ron, really enjoy watching their son, Cody, show horses. He is an assistant reining trainer and has ridden most of his life. She also spends her free time reading, crafting and playing with her dogs.
Heather - Front Office
Heather was originally born in Colorado and moved to Alaska when she was 7 years old. She resided there until she graduated from high school in 1994. She has thoroughly enjoyed both states.
Heather loves working directly with the public, and she worked in the medical field as a caregiver for many years before coming to Castle Rock Foot & Ankle Care. She loves making people smile and works hard to make each and every patient experience as pleasant and personal as possible. She is so excited to be part of the team, and she looks forward to meeting each and every one of you.
Heather's greatest joy is being a mom to her 5 kids. She enjoys photography and traveling with her kids, and in her free time, she can usually be found outdoors hiking or kayaking.
Destrie - Front Office
Destrie grew up in the Denver Metro Area and graduated from CU Boulder. She has enjoyed Colorado throughout the years and loves being in Douglas County.
Destrie joined Castle Rock Foot & Ankle Care in November 2022. She is a warm and welcoming face at our front desk, and she works to make our patients feel welcome with her friendly demeanor.
She has spent most of the past years raising her children. She likes to spend time with family and go on long walks with her husband. She also enjoys quilting and other crafts.
Brenda - Medical Biller / Coder / Credentialing
Brenda graduated from Elizabeth High School in 2002, in Elizabeth, Colorado. She worked in retail as a Manager for 8 years and Emergency Dispatching for 3 years before going to work at a bank for 6 years. She missed being in the medical field and went back to school for Medical Billing and Coding in 2018 and completed her certificate in 2019.
As a medical biller for Castle Rock Foot & Ankle Care, Brenda applies her previous banking experience to the financial side of the practice; her superb attention to detail with numbers/keeping data up to date allows charts to stay extremely accurate. In addition, she is able to also tie in her medical background in order to perfect the medical coding portion of her job. Her diligence in completing tasks and excellent customer service with our patients, makes patients feel comfortable discussing their bills and invoices they receive.
Brenda and her husband have one daughter, Sierra, three step children, Caroline, Tyler and Noah and a pug, Rose. They enjoy spending time with family and friends and spending as much time outdoors as possible. She loves hiking, camping, Nascar and football.
Amanda - Surgery Scheduler
Amanda has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a Master’s degree in Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. She taught elementary school before the birth of her second daughter in 2020.
Currently, Amanda is so excited to be back at Castle Rock Foot Ankle Care! She worked in our office back in 2014 and 2015 at the front desk. She is now happy to help patients schedule their surgeries. Her attention to detail will support patients, making all patients feel informed and comfortable through this process. She is a friendly and reliable point of contact as you navigate your foot and ankle procedures.
In her free time, Amanda cherishes her family time, especially with her two daughters. She loves crafts, reading and writing- all of which are made more fun with her little ones. She loves living in Colorado and enjoys exploring all the beauty it has to offer.
Jody - Medical Assistant
Jody previously worked in athletics as an Assistant Athletic Director at a high school in California for 13 years. Jody has raised 3 kids, who are all currently in college, and she and her husband are now empty nesters and decided to move to Colorado. They have been here for a little over a year and absolutely love it.
Moving to Colorado, Jody wanted to explore a new career and decided to get into the medical field to help and serve, and ended up at Castle Rock Foot and Ankle Care. She is excited to be part of the team here at Castle Rock Foot and Ankle Care as a Medical Assistant. Not only bringing a love for learning, but her commitment and hard-working attitude benefit the practice and patients in many ways.
When Jody is not at work, she enjoys hiking, running, reading, and hanging out with her husband and dog. She also tries to keep up with their 3 kids in 3 different states.
Rebecca - Medical Assistant
Rebecca is interested in a future career in medicine. She is studying for her Bachelors in Biology at Colorado Mesa University with the hope to go into orthopedic surgery. She graduated from Ponderosa High School in Parker, Colorado in 2022; she lettered in women’s varsity golf all four years. During her senior year of high school, she found a love and talent for ceramic art and hopes to pursue that more when she goes back to University.
Before Rebecca joined the team, she was a patient of Dr. Herzog back in 2018 and found a career in podiatry to be interesting. When she was offered to come as summer help and during breaks from school, she accepted the opportunity and has learned a lot about working in health care.
When she is not working, Rebecca enjoys fly fishing in nearby rivers and going on camping trips with her friends to national parks. When she goes back to University in the fall, she will continue to take classes and go to guide school to be a fly guide during the summer and fall months.
Sidnie - Medical Assistant
Sidnie graduated from Hillcrest High School in 2016 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She has prior healthcare experiences with nearly four years in the Medical Intensive Care Unit as a Patient Care Assistant, Unit Secretary, and Telemetry Tech. In 2021, Sidnies moved with her family from Alabama to Colorado.
Prior to joining Castle Rock Foot & Ankle Care, Sidnie worked at an inpatient detox as a Clinical Manager and CNA. She has brought these skills with her to our office as a fabulous Medical Assistant. She plans to go back to school to pursue her Physician Assistant license. Sidnie is motivated with knowledge in hospital operations, delivering optimal patient care and regulatory compliance. She is hardworking and diligent with passion for patient advocacy and patient satisfaction.
When Sidnie is not at work, she enjoys hiking, baking, and traveling. She is still in the process of exploring all Colorado has to offer and loves hearing suggestions for weekend trips.