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Penrose-St. Francis Primary Care in Colorado Springs
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Penrose-St. Francis Primary Care consists of Dr. Gary Klein, Dr. Kathyn Murray, Dr. Thomas Bartlett, two board-certified Adult Nurse Practitioners and one certified Physician Assistant who specialize in the health of your family. Our health care team stands equipped to care for the entire span of your family's primary care needs, including young children and teens, men’s and women's health, and geriatrics.

We can help with:

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• Annual exams
• Immunizations
• Screenings
• Medication management
• Coordination of care for chronic conditions
• Same day care for common, acute illnesses
• Screening, diagnosis and treatment for any ongoing condition
• Help optimizing your health through prevention, treatment, and integration of your health concerns

We remain passionate about your and your family's health care. This passion, combined with the latest medical knowledge, allows us to provide the best care possible. We look forward to building a lifelong relationship with you and your family

 Two Locations to Serve You

2960 N. Circle Drive

2960 North Circle Drive, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Phone (719) 776-4646
Fax (719) 776-4640

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m 

Gary Klein, MD
Sharon Ortiz, ANP
Kate West,  PA-C, MPAS
Katherine Scally, RN

Sisters Grove Pavilion
6011 E. Woodmen Road, Ste. 100
Colorado Springs, CO  80923

Phone (719) 571-8100

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.       

Kathryn Murray, DO
Thomas Bartlett, MD   

 Meet Our Providers

Gary Klein, MD
Dr. Klein is board-certified in family medicine and brings more than 30 years to Penrose-St. Francis Primary Care. He attended medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine and his residency at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine Family Practice Residency Program. He is a member of the El Paso County Medical Society, Colorado Medical Society, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Medical Association. He has a special interest in lipidology, high level cholesterol tests and helping develop these new tests. In his spare time he likes long distance bike riding and running, sports car racing, instructing high performance track driving, skiing, backpacking and enjoying time with family and good friends.

Thomas Bartlett, MD
Dr. Bartlett is board-certified in Internal Medicine and has been in practice for 16 years. In 1994, he completed medical school at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tuscon, Arizona and his residency at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa. He and his family moved to Colorado Springs in 1997 where he has enjoyed taking care of many adults in our community. He sees patients who are 16 years and older.

Dr. Bartlett's special interests include lipidology, cardiac prevention, osteoporosis, and aggressive cardiac risk factor management. He utilizes genetic and specialized lipid laboratory tests in conjunction with carotid intimal medial thickness ultrasound imaging to help risk stratify patients for prevention of heart and cerebrovascular disease. When it comes to treatment, he is proud to be one of the most aggressive doctors in Colorado.

He and his wife have three grown children and he has a strong faith in Jesus Christ. He loves living in Colorado Springs and enjoys spending his spare time cross-training, hiking and running on Colorado trails and traveling the world.

Kathryn Murray, DO
Dr. Murray received her undergraduate degree in cellular biology from the University of Kansas and her Doctor of Osteopathy degree from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004. She completed her residency at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver and practiced family medicine in Denver for six years. Dr. Murray's specialties include family medicine, prevention, fitness, women's health, sports medicine, sports physicals, and well child exams. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She loves outdoor activities including hiking, skiing, and biking. She also enjoys playing the piano, reading books, traveling, and watching Kansas Jayhawks basketball games.

Sharon Ortiz, ANP
Sharon is a board-certified Adult Nurse Practitioner with more than 11 years in practice. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the former University of Southern Colorado (now CSU Pueblo), and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Colorado. Her special interests include chronic disease management, geriatrics, and women's health. In her spare time she likes the great outdoors. Being a Colorado Native, she enjoys biking, ATV riding, camping, fishing, and traveling.

Katherine Scally, RN, BSN, MS, MSN, ANP-BC
Kathy is a board-certified Adult Nurse Practitioner with more than 26 years as a practicing nurse. She has worked in various settings from an active duty Army nurse to Director of Nursing for an assisted living facility and spending the last 9 years as a nurse practitioner. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from DePauw University, her Master of Science in Nursing from George Mason University and her Master of Science in Guidance and Counseling from Austin Peay State University. Her special interests include chronic disease management, geriatrics, and dementia and traumatic brain injury(TBI). She worked on the first studies completed at Ft Carson on TBI. In her spare time she likes to sew, read, ski, travel and spend time with her family and friends. She has recently started playing the violin.

Kate West, PA-C, MPAS
Kate is a Certified Physician Assistant with over seven years experience. She worked for several years in pediatrics, including the care of newborns and inpatient pediatrics. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with emphasis in Human Biology from Chadron State College in Chadron, Nebraska and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. A decorated combat veteran, she received her commission as an officer in the United States Army and served as an active duty physician assistant. Her special interests include pediatrics, women’s health, and behavioral health. In her spare time she likes to travel, read, play the piano, cook, and spend time with family.


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