Dr. Vu’s passion for medicine was discovered on a dental mission trip to the Dominican Republic when she was 16 years old. In 2016 she was able to return to the Dominican Republic and fulfil her goal of providing healthcare to a much needed and deserving population.
Dr. Vu has a wide range of expertise including an emphasis on taking care of the entire patient, all aspects and ages. She offers pediatrics, adolescent medicine, women’s health, and Geriatric care.
“Being a physician is an honor and I treasure my role in the team approach to your health. I am a believer in preventative health care; caring for the entire individual – mind, body and soul, and look forward to getting to know you!
Memberships: American Osteopathic Association (AOA), American Medical Association (AMA), American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).
Being a Colorado native and life-long learner Theresa opted to earn her degrees in Denver; her advanced degrees include a Master’s in Nursing, specializing as a Family Nurse Practitioner, from Regis University and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She has created a “New Parent’s Handbook”. Her doctoral research focused on improving hypertension; she presented the findings locally, nationally, and internationally. She has presented on improving End-Of-Life care for patients to nurse educators. She has served multiple terms on the Colorado Nursing Board. Although she has retired from teaching in the classroom at Regis University, she remains a clinical faculty.
Specialties: Theresa works to partner with patients to help them reach their healthcare goals. In addition to routine medical care, she is trained to perform minor office surgical procedures and many GYN procedures such as skin biopsies, trigger point injections, Nexplanon and IUD insertions, colposcopies (to evaluate abnormal paps) and endometrial biopsies (to evaluate post-menopausal bleeding). Theresa is board certified in Family Practice.
Mario received his Bachelor of Science in Biology at Metropolitan State College of Denver, and went on to receive his Baccalaureate of Physician Assistant Studies at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas. Mario strives to provide the best possible continuity of care to his patients. He values the unique opportunity to become an active part of his patient’s long-term health goals and sees it as the essence of good medicine.
With an unfailingly positive attitude, Mario brings new ideas, and a constant eagerness to learn.
Elise obtained her bachelor’s degree from Cedarville University and practiced in Hershey, Pennsylvania before relocating to Colorado with her husband in 2016. She obtained her advanced degree from Regis University and is board-certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is an active member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and enjoys reading research articles on her back deck.
Grateful to live in metro Denver, Elise enjoys living an active lifestyle. When she is not exploring new places both in Colorado and overseas with her husband, you may find her grabbing coffee with a friend or pretending to be a green thumb in her garden.