Our Medical Providers
Advanced Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine’s medical providers are dedicated to providing our communities with compassionate healthcare. Our urgent care medical providers have experience treating patients of all ages and have backgrounds ranging from urgent care and family practice to cardiology, internal medicine, and orthopedics. Our worker’s compensation medical providers not only have experience in urgent care, but also with working with employers to get their employees back to health after a work-related injury.
Tony Euser, D.O.
Dr. Euser is a Colorado native and has spent most of his life near Brighton. He graduated from the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Euser specializes in family practice, occupational medicine (Level II provider), and is FAA certified.
Eager to make a difference in Brighton’s community, he opened his primary care practice, Platte River Medical Clinic, in January 2006. Dr. Euser realized the patients at his primary care practice didn’t have anywhere to get affordable treatment after hours in the Brighton area, so he opened Advanced Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine in 2012.
In his free time, Dr. Euser enjoys flying his plane, cycling, and skiing.
“Dr. Euser and his associates are some of the best medical professionals that you can find in the greater Denver metropolitan area. They are so attentive, kind, considerate, caring, and very professional. Five stars all the way for me. I would consider no one else for my medical needs.”
Julie Parsons, M.D.
Occupational Medicine Medical Director
Dr. Parsons has practiced occupational medicine for 22 years and holds Level II Accreditation with the Department of Workers Compensation. She spent the first 10 years of her career as an ER doctor at a Level I trauma center. Dr. Parsons completed her residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She enjoys taking care of her patients and loves a good diagnostic puzzle.
In her free time, she practices Tai Chi, lifts weights, and spends time with her family which includes a 10-year-old Schnoodle (Schnauzer / Poodle) named Jack.
“Dr. Parsons is as professional and thorough as they come. She shows concern and care. She makes a patient feel comfortable. A real credit to the medical field. Thank you.”
Michael Alday, M.D.
Occupational Medicine Physician
Dr. Alday has been practicing occupational and preventive medicine for over 35 years. He has been board certified in occupational medicine since 1992. His passion over the years has been to keep employees safe, healthy, and on the job! It is his experience that a healthy worker is also a happy worker, which is good medicine for all.
Dr. Alday earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. He holds a Masters of Public Health degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin.
When not at the office, Dr. Alday and his wife enjoy travelling, hiking, and boating.
Brittney Blanchard, PA-C
Occupational Medicine – Physician Assistant
Brittney Blanchard worked as a caregiver for the elderly and children with Down Syndrome for roughly 7 years prior to becoming a PA. Providing care for those in need is her passion and it brings her joy to do so!
She was born and raised in Southern California near the beach cities and moved to Denver for her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at CU Denver. She fell in love with the state! She became a die-hard Broncos fan overnight!
Brittney received her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from a top-20 nationally recognized program at the University of Southern California where she graduated from in 2016. Brittney has spent the entirety of her career working in occupational medicine and urgent care because she enjoys the acuity of care in this setting. She also enjoys working with employers in getting their employees healthy again!
In her free time, you can find her with friends and family, at a Denver Broncos game, exploring the Denver culinary scene, and spending time outdoors with her dog, Rouge!
“Brittney and the staff were amazing in taking care of my son in a timely, efficient matter. They provided quality care and Brittney’s recommendation to start my son on a new medicine was spot on. … Not only was the team kind, but they were very patient. … This is a great team and I would definitely recommend them to any of my loved ones!”
Alice Nguyen, PA-C
Alice Nguyen is a Delaware native who moved to Colorado in 2017 and is now living in Denver. She received her Physician Assistant degree from Pennsylvania College of Technology in 2015. Before joining the Advanced Urgent Care team in 2018, she had over two years of experience in urgent care and family practice. From suturing a laceration to managing chest pains, she truly enjoys the different challenges that urgent care presents and how to solve them.
Morgan Ash, PA-C
Morgan Ash received her Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Arcadia University in 2015. Her bachelor’s degree is in exercise science.
“This is the 2nd time I’ve visited this Advanced Urgent Care. Both times were an extremely positive situation. PA Morgan Ash had such a personable approach, very kind and understanding. The wait both times was less then 30 mins.”
Briana Vieth, PA-C
Briana Vieth is passionate about helping patients when they need care the most and to help save them a trip to the ER. She enjoys the variety of medical problems the urgent care presents and that she can treat patients of all ages.
Briana received her Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Sciences from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego and she earned her Master’s degree is in Physician Assistant Studies from Western University of Health Sciences in California. Prior to becoming a PA-C, Briana worked as a medical assistant at Rady Children’s Hospital and as a physical therapy technician.
Briana and her husband have a sweet, 2-year-old Lab mix named Leo. In her spare time, Briana enjoys snowboarding, playing the piano, trying new restaurants, exploring National Parks, and traveling!
Katie Krueger, PA-C
Katie Krueger began her career in medicine as a medical assistant and limited scope x-ray tech. She worked in the field of orthopedics while completing her undergraduate studies to prepare for PA school. After graduating with a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of North Texas Science Center in 2010, she worked in family medicine for six years. Katie joined Advanced Urgent Care in 2016 and holds a Level I Accreditation with the Department of Workers Compensation. She enjoys providing acute care to patients in the urgent care setting and has a special interest in orthopedics.
She is certified by the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants.
Katie and her husband have two daughters and she feels that some of her best training has come from raising her children! Their family spends as much time as possible enjoying the great outdoors of Colorado in their Jeep. They are avid Denver Broncos fans!
Sarah Kleinschmidt, PA-C
Sarah Kleinschmidt earned her physician assistant studies degree from Wichita State University. Her Bachelor of Science in nutritional science was earned at Kansas State University.
“Sarah K, the PA-C working when I went in, is AMAZING! If everyone in the medical field had her care, compassion, and bedside manner it would make a world of difference in the medical field.”
Amanda Dvorak, PA-C
Prior to urgent care, Amanda Dvorak worked in cardiothoracic surgery. She is passionate about the patient and being there for you emotionally and medically when you need it most. She has a special interest in procedures – from heart surgery to stitches. Amanda earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa (Go Hawks!) and she went to St. Ambrose University for PA school.
Amanda has a chocolate lab who loves the mountains and walks. In her spare time, Amanda loves to travel and play intramural sports.
Audra Dust, PA-C
Audra Dust received her Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Indiana State University in 2015. Her bachelor’s degree is in biology. She has experience in urgent care and the emergency department.
“This office is very efficient and welcoming. The staff, including Audra Dust, were very welcoming, patient, and empathetic. I highly recommend this team of professionals!”
Olga Textoris, FNP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner
Olga Textoris earned her master’s degree in nursing science from Simmons University in Boston, MA. She has been in the healthcare field since 2002 in different capacities including certified nurse assistant, licensed practical nurse, registered nurse, nurse manager, and now her current role as family nurse practitioner. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings with diverse patient populations.
It has always been her passion to empower her clients to become the best versions of themselves – to heal their minds, bodies, and spirits, and to achieve the highest level of well-being possible.
Originally from Sevastopol, Ukraine, Olga moved to Brighton in 2001 and has remained there with family since. Some of Olga’s interests outside of medicine include: travel, tennis, fly fishing, skiing, snow shoeing, hiking, camping, and spending time with those whom she loves.
Kaytee Ruliffson, PA-C
Physician Assistant – Virtual Provider
Kaytee Ruliffson went to Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She has experience in emergency and urgent care including pediatric emergency and urgent care. She believes that people need urgent care as an option when they cannot get to a primary care provider. She really enjoys the variety of patients and helping people in their time of need.
Kaytee lives with her husband and two animals -Dutch the lab and Dude, a big fat kitty. She loves the outdoors, hiking, biking, snorkeling, the sun, fishing, and boating. She has family scattered throughout the country – they are her favorite people!
Alison Lenz, PA-C
Alison Lenz graduated from Colorado’s Red Rocks Physician Assistant program. She earned her bachelor’s degrees in integrative physiology and psychology from the University of Iowa. Prior to PA school, Alison worked at the Mental Health Center of Denver for 5 years as a medical emergency scribe.
Alison enjoys being outside as much as possible. She loves hiking in the warmer months and she tries to snowboard as often as possible in the winter. She moved to Colorado in 2011 and is an Iowa native. She loves all the adventure that Colorado has to offer!
“I am so grateful to have such a nice urgent care option in Brighton. My family has needed this after hours care quite a few times. Last night I needed a few stitches. Ali was pleasant, compassionate, and very good! Thankful to have this option!”
Stephen Pope-Rolewski, PA-C
Stephen Pope-Rolewski joins Advanced Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine after working at Weill Cornell Medicine in NYC for the last three years in internal medicine. He loves inpatient and outpatient general medicine and he is passionate about connecting with his patients.
Prior to attending PA school, Stephen was an EMT and drove an ambulance in LA for 2 years. While in NYC, he attended Mercy College and did his rotations.
In his spare time, Stephen enjoys hiking, snowboarding, exercising, travelling, and playing video games. He enjoys spending time with his family – especially with his wife and their two cats, Figaro and Severus Snape.
Dawn Valade, PA-C
Before transitioning into urgent care in 2015, Dawn Valade was a medic in the Air Force. It was during her service that Dawn caught the adrenaline bug of emergency medicine! That was also when she learned about a career as a physician assistant. She has spent a majority of her career in emergency medicine.
Dawn graduated from the University of Florida’s Physician Assistant Program. She is passionate about helping people and making a difference in people’s lives.
When not at the clinic, Dawn enjoys indoor gardening – herbs, orchids, and succulents. She also likes to experiment with essential oils. Her other interests include: antiques, refurbishing furniture, traveling, and trying new recipes. She enjoys spending time in the mountains, especially by the lake. She has two sons and a daughter.
Meet our Urgent Care Medical Providers
Advanced Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine is located in Brighton, Northglenn, Fort Lupton, Stapleton, Lafayette, Broomfield, and Westminster, Colo. You can check wait times online and reserve your spot in line before you arrive! Our urgent care medical providers look forward to meeting you and serving our communities.