Lindsey Henninger, PA
Lindsey completed her Bachelors Degree in science at William Penn University in 2004 where she was a member of the volleyball team. She went on to get he Masters Degree in Science with an emphasis in Physician Assistant at Des Moines University in 2008. Once she was a Physcian Assistant she joined the spine team at Panorama. where she has been specifically trained in all aspects of spine ailments and fractures by Dr. Wong, Dr. Agarwala, and Dr. Loutzenhiser. Away from work, Lindsey enjoys sharing time with her husband and watching her two young daughters learn and grow. As a Colorado native she enjoys skiing, hiking, camping, playing piano and volleyball, and rooting for the Colorado Avalanche.
Katie Spight, PA
Katie grew up in Lakewood, Colorado. She attended college at CSU where she majored in Health and Exercise Science with a minor in Biomedical sciences. After college she worked in a Physical Therapy office as an aide and then at Panorama as a medical assistant before attending PA school at Red Rocks. While in PA school at Red Rocks, she also earned a Masters of Medical Science from St. Francis University in Pennsylvania. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and her two kids. She also likes running, going to the mountains and spending time with her German Shepard, Jax.
Nathan Youmell, PA
Nate received his bachelors in sports medicine from SUNY Brockport in NY. He then became an Athletic Trainer working for Health South before being independently employed by a local high school. He then joined Panorama as a medical assistant before he went to school to become a physician assistant. He attended PA school at Red Rocks and received a masters in medical science from St Francis University in Pennsylvania. After becoming certified in 2010, he began working with the spine team at Panorama.
Hannah Strauss, PA
Hannah completed her undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont in Nutrition and Food Sciences with a minor in Chemistry. She went on to get her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Hannah has a passion in clinical nutrition and prior to PA school, she worked as a Registered Dietician at the University of Colorado Hospital with the solid organ transplant team and the bariatric surgery team. Today, Hannah works with Dr. Agarwala, Dr. Drewek, Dr. Wong, Dr. Loutzenhiser, and the rest of the surgical spine team. In her free time Hannah enjoys any activities and sports that take place in the mountains or on water.
Tracey Turgeon, PA
A native Kansan, Tracey graduated from Washburn University as a Physical Therapy Assistant. She then went on to graduate from Wichita State University in 1991 as a Physician Assistant. She has a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies with emphasis in Orthopedics from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. She has been a PA for more than 30 years with experiences in pediatrics, family medicine, internal medicine and Orthopedics. She moved to Colorado with her family. Tracey works with Dr Karen Knight on the spine and non-surgical teams.
Shasta Vansickle, PA
Shasta was born and raised in Northwest Arkansas. She studied Pre-Med and received her BS in Biology with a Minor in Psychology from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. At UALR, Shasta also competed in Division I Cross Country and Track & Field and played one year of basketball. She went to Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY for PA school. Her husband then recruited her to Colorado, which was not a hard sell! She was raised in a rural town in Arkansas and will always respect the hardworking and farming communities and still enjoys taking care of patients with this mindset and way of life. Little Rock and New York helped her to understand cultural diversity and to better understand people and patients from different backgrounds. Previously, Shasta worked in pediatric orthopedics and while unplanned was fortunate enough to fall into pediatric and adult spine surgery. She has worked with several spine surgeons in the area and has grown a real love and passion for this area of medicine. She works with Dr Horner on the physiatry Team at Panorama. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her kids and husband, running, hiking, skiing, going to sporting events, and traveling.Shasta has been a Pa for more than 10 years. She supports the non-operative philosophy of trying everything we can to avoid surgery, while also realizing that sometimes surgery is still necessary and the only thing that will correct the underlying orthopedic issues. Shasta is also well trained in understanding EMG results, reading her own x-rays and MRIs, ordering and explaining spinal injections, discussing cellular treatments, referring to specialized physical therapists, and performing ultrasound guided joint injections.
Aaron Norris, PA
Born and raised on the east coast, Aaron completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland in 2013. After graduation he went on to work as a surgical neurophysiologist where he developed a love and respect for spine surgery, and the ability it has to positively impact the lives of patients. Eventually he returned to academia, and in 2021 he graduated from Alderson Broaddus University where he gained a Master’s of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Outside of work, Aaron enjoys trying new foods, reading, enjoying nature, coaching, volunteerism, and travel.
Carly Galimanis, PA
Carly grew up in the Pacific Northwest before moving to Colorado to complete her undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado. She went on to attend PA school at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO where she graduated in 2019. During PA school she completed several surgical and orthopedic rotations – one of which was with Panorama Orthopedics and Spine Center. Following PA school, Carly completed an Orthopedic Surgical PA Fellowship in the North Denver Metro area to further her general orthopedics and spine education. Today, she works with Dr. Agarwala, Dr. Loutzenhiser, Dr. VanderHeiden, Dr. York, Dr. Drewek, Dr. Wong, and the rest of the surgical spine PA team. Outside of work, Carly enjoys traveling in and outside of Colorado, camping, skiing, cooking, and spending time with her husband and shiba inu, Kudzu.
Mara Immediato, PA
Mara grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. Following college, she pursued her Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant studies at A.T. Still University School of Health Sciences in Mesa, Arizona, and after graduation landed the role as principal PA for Dr. Michael Chang, an orthopedic spine surgeon, at Sonoran Spine in Tempe, Arizona. Mara held this role for nearly 10 years before moving to Denver to be with her fiancé to begin the next exciting chapter in her career working in orthopedic spine surgery with the Panorama team. An avid outdoor enthusiast, Mara enjoys hiking, backpacking, skiing, mountain biking, rock climbing, and much more. She prides herself in tackling new experiences and challenges, and loves travel, nice wine and testing her culinary skills.