About Us

About Aspen Medical Center

About Aspen Medical CenterAbout Aspen Medical Center are dedicated to serving your health care needs.

Our professional staff includes family physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Our providers treat people of all ages and have a caring and compassionate bedside manner.

Andrew Ropp

Andrew Ropp, MD

Medical Director & Family Physician (Primary & Urgent Care)

Dr. Andrew Ropp is the co-founder and Medical Director of Aspen Medical Center. He is a board-certified family physician who does primary care and urgent care. He also enjoys international volunteering, soccer, backpacking, and spending time with family and friends.

Joanna Anaya

Joanna Anaya

Operations Manager

Joanna Anaya is the co-founder and Operations Manager at Aspen Medical Center in Santa Fe and Aspen Urgent Care in Española, NM. Her responsibilities include ensuring that the ins and outs of both facilities are operating smoothly. She has an extensive background in the medical field dating back to 1982. Her experience ranges from sales and customer service, to radiology, and management. When she is not at work, Joanna enjoys being outdoors in her beloved hometown of Santa Fe, as well as spending time with her family and her three dogs.

Kaileigh Cera

Kaileigh Cera, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner (Urgent Care)

Kaileigh Cera graduated from Maryville University and is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Originally from Ohio, Kaileigh moved to Santa Fe July 2014 and has been enjoying all of New Mexico's treasures since. When she is not working at Aspen seeing primary and urgent care patients, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs outdoors camping, fly fishing, golfing, reading, cheering on The Ohio State Buckeyes, and spending time with friends.

Patsy Verzino

Patsy Verzino, CFNP

Family Nurse Practitioner (Urgent Care)

Patsy Verzino graduated from the Family Nurse Practitioner program at the University of New Mexico in 2012.
Prior to that, she had several years of experience as a nurse in the emergency department.
She also was a nurse in the United States Navy.
When she is not working at Aspen Urgent Care, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing soccer, staying fit, and sewing.

Tina Mier

Tina Mier, FNP

Family Nurse Practitoner (Urgent Care)

Tina Mier graduated from The University of Saint Francis and is board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She moved to Santa Fe about ten years ago and enjoys the unique patient population and all Santa Fe has to offer. She has experience in all areas of medicine including pediatrics, geriatrics, inpatient and outpatient services. When she's not seeing Urgent Care patients at Aspen Medical Center she enjoys spending her free time with family and friends.


Marianne Gibbs, RDN, LD, CDE

Registered, Licensed Dietitian/Nutitionist, Cerified Diabetes Educator

Marianne moved from California to Santa Fe in 1994. She fell in love with the uncrowded outdoors and expansive vistas. As a Registered Dietitian/Diabetes Educator, she helps each patient develop an action plan to achieve their personal health goals and manage chronic diseases like diabetes. In her personal time, she enjoys working on her tennis skills, skiing local slopes, hiking, and trying out new recipes on her husband and two sons.

Cynthia Rector

Cynthia Rector, FNP

Family Nurse Practioner

Cynthia graduated from UNM College of Nursing with a BSN. Later she returned to college, completing her MSN and certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She brings many years of experience in both Primary Care and Urgent Care. She has experience treating patients of all ages.


Katheeen Prioleau-Lee, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner (Urgent Care)

Kathleen "Kat" is a Certified Nurse Practitioner. She loves to provide care to those in need! In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, visiting the zoo, reading, and traveling.