Craig A. Gustafson, M.D.

Craig A. Gustafson, M.D.

Founder, Appleton Clinics

Board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine

12 years of full-time primary care practice in the Grand Valley

  • Doctor of Medicine Degree, University of Arkansas (2001)
  • Diplomate, American Academy of Family Physicians

Dr. Gustafson has particular interests in preventive medicine, dermatologic procedures and orthopedic injury management. He enjoys skiing, family camping trips and riding dirt bikes.

Dr. Gustafson is married with three children.

 

Lawrence Stelmach, M.D.

Lawrence Stelmach, M.D.

Board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine

19 years of full-time primary care practice in the Grand Valley 

  • Doctor of Medicine degree, University of New Mexico School of Medicine (1993)
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, University of Mexico School of Allied Sciences
  • Biology / Chemistry, University of Hartford

Dr. Stelmach's special medical interests include: Nutritional and lifestyle, travel and tropical medicine, diabetes and infectious disease. He enjoys cycling, jazz guitar, fly fishing, aviation and travel. 

Dr. Stelmach is married with three children.

 

Elvi Whiteford, M.D.

Board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine

9 years of full-time primary care practice in the Grand Valley

  • Doctor of Medicine Degree, Loma Linda University School of Medicine (2000)
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology with minor in Chemistry, Fort Lewis College
  • Faculty Member, St. Mary’s Family Practice Residency Program
  • Diplomate, American Academy of Family Physicians

Dr. Whiteford has particular interests in preventive medicine, women and children’s health and delights in the care of entire families.  She enjoys spending time with her two sons and husband, traveling, running, hiking, reading and gardening.

 

 

Stacia Baker, M.D.

Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine

Practicing family medicine in the Grand Valley since 2011

  • Doctor of Medicine Degree, Albany Medical College (1993)
  • Residency of Family Medicine, Bangor, Maine
  • BA Population and Environmental Biology, Minor in Chemistry, University of Colorado

Dr. Baker has particular interests in care of the family, women's health, pediatrics, teen health, and palliative care.

She enjoys spending time with family, cooking, gardening, yoga, hiking, biking, travel and acrylic painting.

 

John Hallgren, M.D.

Board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine

22 years as a family physician in the United States Air Force

  • Family medicine teaching faculty for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and the University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Doctor of Medicine degree from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (1995)
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the United States Air Force Academy (1991)
 

Dr. Hallgren has a particular interest in promoting healthy habits to prevent disease and generally enjoys taking care of the whole family.

He enjoys spending time with his wife and two grown sons, running, golfing, and just about anything involving the outdoors.

 

Jill Hilty, M.D.

Jill Hilty, M.D.

Board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine

18 years of primary care practice in the Grand Valley

  • Doctor of Medicine degree, University of Colorado School of Medicine (1993)
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine 1997-present
  • Co-chairperson of Continuing Medical Education for St. Mary's Hospital 2004-present
  • Board Member for West Springs Hospital 2013-2016
  • Diplomate, American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Dr. Hilty has particular interests in dermatology, adolescent medicine and mental health. 

Dr. Hilty is married with three children. She enjoys skiing, hiking and painting.

Dr. Hilty maintains a limited schedule at Appleton Clinics.


 

Appointments are with board certified family physicians. Appleton Clinics does not schedule appointments with nurse practitioners or physician’s assistants.

As a patient, the choice of your health care provider is always your choice.  Craig A. Gustafson, M.D., P.C. (“CAG”) is the health care provider for Appleton Clinics GJ, LLC members.  As a member of Appleton Clinics GJ, LLC your patient records will continue to be kept at Appleton Clinics under the supervision of CAG (your provider) and in accordance with Colorado law.  Patients wishing to access their records, or who have any other questions regarding care, or who are needing to reach their provider (CAG), may reach us during normal business hours at 970.242.1566.