Delta Family Physicians Joins Delta County Memorial Hospital Family of Medical Clinics


Delta County Memorial Hospital is partnering with Delta Family Physicians, LLC

as of October 1st, 2014. The new family medicine clinic name will be DCMH Family Medicine.

An seventh new family practice physician, Dr. Gina Martin has recently joined the six other primary care providers and medical staff at DCMH Family Practice located at 555 Meeker St., here in Delta. Dr. Martin recently was awarded the William Barrows Resident of the year by the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians. She will practice family medicine and surgical obstetrics. She completed her residency at St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency in Grand Junction and was elected President of Mesa County Medical Society. Dr. Martin is married to husband Jeff and they have a daughter.

Other board-certified family medicine physicians who have been with this practice for a number of years include: Susan Bright, MD; Ryan Marlin, MD.; Julie Mixter, MD; Bruce Mixter, MD; Mandy Swanson, MD; and Birgitt Schmalz, Family Nurse Practitioner- Certified. Four of these physicians accept obstetrics patients and two of the physicians are also certified in Department of Transportation physicals.

Family medicine physicians who are accepting new patients from this practice include: Julie Mixter, MD; Gina Martin, MD and Birgitt Schmalz, Family Nurse Practitioner-Certified.

Delta Family Physicians has been in operation for 30 years in Delta, starting back in 1984. The hours for the family practice clinic remain the same 8:00 a.m. - Noon and 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. For appointments the phone number also remains 874-5777. Most of the medical staff with Delta Family Physicians has been retained to keep their positions with DCMH Family Medicine.

"DCMH is fortunate to acquire a strong group of primary care providers with an excellent reputation in the community. Our hospital is working hard to provide access to family medicine for families in the surrounding areas," stated Jason Cleckler, CEO.

Delta County Memorial Hospital now owns and operates nine medical clinics including: DCMH Family Medicine - Delta; Internal Medicine Associates, Premier Women's Healthcare of Delta, Grand Mesa Rheumatology, Grand Mesa Oncology, DCMH Primary Care - Pediatrics & Family Medicine - Delta; DCMH Primary Care - Hotchkiss and DCMH Primary Care -Paonia. DCMH is also planning to open an Urgent Care clinic by the end of 2014, which will be located across the street from the hospital.