J. Tashof Bernton, M.D., one of the founding partners of CROM, is a 1979 graduate of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, with subsequent internship and residency training in both internal medicine and occupational medicine. He received his board certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational Medicine. He is also certified by the American College of Thermography.
The primary focus of Dr. Bernton’s practice is the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries including back, neck, and myofacial pain, as well as complex regional pain syndrome (reflex sympathetic distrophy). Dr. Bernton has chaired several local task forces and has Level II Full Accreditation from the Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation. He performs autonomic assessments for the diagnosis of complex regional pain syndrome. Dr. Bernton also performs diagnostic thermography to detect the thermal asymmetry between normal and suspected skin regions.
David L. Reinhard, M.D. is a 1988 graduate of New York Medical College, with subsequent residency training at University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He completed fellowship training in brain injury rehabilitation at Moss Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia and received his board certification from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
The primary focus of Dr. Reinhard’s practice is outpatient treatment of patients with traumatic brain injury, musculoskeletal and neurological disorders and electrodiagnostic studies. He also performs diagnostic nerve blocks and neurolytic procedures with phenol and chemodenervation with Botulinum Toxin. Dr. Reinhard has Level II Full Accreditation from the Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation.
Gretchen L. Brunworth, M.D. is a 1989 graduate of the University of Colorado School Medicine, with subsequent residency training at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago in physical medicine and rehabilitation. She received her board certification from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
The primary focus of Dr. Brunworth’s practice is the diagnosis and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal disorders and neurological disorders. She also performs electrodiagnostic studies and extremity joint, bursa and tendon injections as well as trigger point injections. Dr. Brunworth has Level II Full Accreditation from the Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation.
Don Fresques, NP, has been practicing as a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner (NP) for over twelve years. He received his masters degree from the University of Colorado Health Science Center. Past clinic experience include: Sports Medicine, Urgent Care/Trauma, Pediatrics and Family Practice primary care. He has completed specialty training with joint and trigger point injections.
The primary focus of Don’s practice is treatment of patients’ acute, sub-acute, and chronic pain due to musculoskeletal, neurological, and orthopedic conditions.
CROM is proud to have Don as he was selected Top Nurse in Aurora, Colorado for 2017 by the International Nurses Association.
Usama H. Ghazi, D.O. is a graduate of Midwestern University – Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UCLA/VAGLAHS (Los Angeles, California).Dr. Ghazi completed fellowship training in Pain Management and served as a clinical instructor at the Stanford Interventional Spine Center. He is board of certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation through the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and in Pain Medicine through the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is an adjunct assistant professor at the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Touro University in California.
The primary focus of Dr. Ghazi’s outpatient practice is the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. He performs interventional injections under flouroscopic guidance in the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine. Dr. Ghazi has Level II Full Accreditation from the Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation.
Lawrence A. Lesnak, D.O. is a 1990 graduate from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He underwent subsequent residency training in general surgery and neurosurgery at Osteopathic Medical Center of Philadelphia. Additionally, he completed residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He received his board certification from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
The primary focus of Dr. Lesnak’s practice is the diagnosis and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. He performs electrodiagnostic studies, extremity joint injections and interventional lumbar spine injections. Dr. Lesnak has Level II Full Accreditation from the Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation.
Levi Miller, D.O., graduated from the University of North Texas, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine with an interest in neuromusculoskeletal medicine. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), having completed his residency at the University of Washington in Seattle. He fulfilled a fellowship in interventional spine and musculoskeletal medicine at Southwest Spine and Sports in Scottsdale, Arizona. During his fellowship, he received advanced training in regenerative medicine and collaborated in research related to bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell therapy for intervertebral disc degeneration.
Dr. Miller diagnoses and treats neuromusculoskeletal issues through listening carefully to history, doing thorough examinations, interpreting imaging, and performing electrodiagnostics. His focus is providing nonsurgical solutions for acute and chronic musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. These range from education for healthy choices and behaviors to interventions that are minimally invasive, such as spine and joint injection using both ultrasound and fluoroscopic guidance. He also offers regenerative medicine, including platelet rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell therapy.
Dr. Ogin is a 1995 graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine. He went on to complete physical medicine and rehabilitation residency training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Ogin is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Board of Pain Medicine.
Dr. Ogin specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal and neurological disorders, electrodiagnostic medicine and interventional spinal procedures in the cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions. Dr. Ogin has Level II Full Accreditation from the Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation.
Timothy Shea, Psy.D. earned both his master’s degree and doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He also completed a post-doctoral master’s degree in clinical psychopharmacology from NSU. He completed his pre-doctoral training working with Veterans at the Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center located in Leavenworth, KS. and then completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in rehabilitation psychology and neuropsychology at the University of Michigan. His clinical work focused primarily on assessment and consultation for brain injury, neurologic disorders, spinal cord injury, and chronic pain management.
Dr. Shea began his career in academia at The Ohio State University (OSU) where he conducted clinically-based research. He provided assessment and consultative services for patients with polytrauma injuries, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, and other neurologic conditions. While at OSU, Dr. Shea co-developed multiple treatment programs for patients with acquired head injuries and regularly presented his research at national and international conferences, in an effort to provide usable research findings to practicing clinicians.
Dr. Shea specializes in psychological assessment for pain management, pre-surgical psychological assessments and neuropsychological assessment of concussions and moderate to severe brain injuries. He also provides medico-legal evaluation and consultation for concussion, brain injury, and other related diagnoses.
One of Dr. Shea’s clinical research interests is investigating the impact of psychological functioning on chronic pain management. He has also studied the impact of polypharmacy on cognitive functioning following neurological injury and explored posttraumatic seizures following traumatic brain injury.
Outside of the clinic, Dr. Shea is an avid golfer, photographer, and sports enthusiast.