Colorado West WomanCare of the Grand Valley
has four physicians who practice both obstetrics and gynecology. All physicians are accepting new patients. Colorado West WomanCare of the Grand Valley is committed to providing each patient with an exceptional level of care and attention. Our dedicated staff works together as a team to provide high-quality comprehensive care. Our compassionate and understanding doctors take pride in paying close attention to every patient’s obstetrics and/or gynecology needs. Please see bios below.Grand Valley Midwives
has four certified nurse-midwives who are all formally educated by accredited midwifery programs. Together, they bring decades of experience to the women in their care. Grand Valley Midwives follows a long-established tradition of excellent care. Working in collaboration with physicians and specialists, the nurse-midwives have access to the most modern diagnostic equipment. They specialize in providing care for women of all ages and pride themselves in administering care through a
patient-driven approach. Please see bios below.Colorado West WomanCare of the Grand Valley and Grand Valley Midwives are conveniently located in the heart of Grand Junction, Colorado, operating in Canyon View Medical Plaza at 2373 G Road, Suite 240 (970) 243-7908
Barry W. King, M.D.
Barry King, M.D., earned his Medical degree from the University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine. He completed his residency and internship at Tripler Army Medical Center prior to being stationed in Nurnberg, Germany. He began practicing in Grand Junction in 1993.
Dr. King is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.
He enjoys fishing, painting, biking, camping, and photography.
Elizabeth McCarrel, M.D.
Elizabeth McCarrel, M.D., graduated from the Medical School from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2010. Dr. McCarrel completed her residency at the University of California in San Diego in 2014. Professional memberships include: American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society as well as the American Academy of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. Dr. McCarrel specializes in minimally invasive surgery and women’s health, including obstetrics.
Dr. McCarrel enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids. She loves being outdoors, involved in sports, both as a participant and spectator. You might catch her reading fictional books, and surfing Facebook, Pinterest, and Netflix.
David S. Robbins, M.D.
David Robbins, M.D., earned his Medical degree from the University of Maryland, School of Medicine in 1992. He completed his residency at Greater Baltimore Medicine Center prior to entering private practice in Langhom, Pennsylvania in 1996. He began practicing in Grand Junction in 1998.
Dr. Robbins is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
He enjoys biking, camping, and music.
Ronald Stewart, M.D.
Ronald Stewart, M.D., graduated from Harvard University in 1980, earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia School of Medicine, in 1985, and completed his residency at the University of Colorado in 1989. He has 25 years experience in Gynecology and Obstetrics. He began practice in Grand Junction in 2014.
Dr. Stewart is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
He enjoys biking, skiing, golf, reading (American history and fiction), and hanging out with his two dogs.
Tiffini Young, CNM
Tiffini Young, CNM received her BSN from Mesa State College and worked for many years as a labor and delivery nurse. In 2011, she received her MS in midwifery from the University of Colorado-Denver. Tiffini believes in the sacred process of normal, physiologic birth and caring for women throughout the life span. She loves the beautiful Colorado sunshine. Her hobbies include hiking, biking, skiing, swimming, camping and spending time with her family.
Ruth Ann Price, CNM
Ruth Ann Price, CNM, MSN graduated from University of Oklahoma in 1974 with a degree in nursing and obtained a Master's Degree there in 1978. She obtained her Midwifery education from University of Southern California
in 1984 and has been in clinical practice full time since first in Houston and for 24 years in the Grand Valley. Ruth Ann is a master gardener, a fiber artist, an avid outdoor person and an animal lover - the owner of 4 rescue cats and an elderly dog. As with all of us a Grand Vally Midwives, she honors the power of normal birth.
Analiesa Leonhardt, CNM
Analiesa Leonhardt, CNM, DNP, received a degree in nursing in 2012 from the University of Utah. In 2015 she earned a dual Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in Midwifery and Women's Health from the University of Utah. She completed her midwifery practicum on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona. Prior to returning to school to become a Nurse-Midwife, Analiesa worked as a doula for many years. Analiesa loves caring for women throughout the lifespan, and finds imense joy in empowering women through the transformative process of childbirth. She also has a bachelors degree in Botany from Brigham Young University in Utah, and is an avid gardener. In her spare time she and her husband enjoy exploring the great outdoors. They are preparing for their first baby to be born this spring. Analiesa is also fluent in Spanish.
Cynthia Busker, CNM
Cynthia Busker, CNM, has been a midwife since 1983 when she graduated with a Masters in Nursing from the University of Utah. Her BSN is from Florida State University and she also has a BS in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Florida.
Her previous practices were with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and she helped initiate Mesa Midwives, in Grand Junction, in 1989.
She loves to quilt and hike in the desert and believes whole-heartedly in a woman's self-determination.
Se habla espanol.