Meet Our Medical Staff

The physicians and staff of Colorado Rehabilitation & Occupational Medicine are committed to providing quality patient care and satisfation. Our treatment philosophy emphasizes appropriate diagnostic evaluation and treatment to maximize one's ability to perform activities of daily living and increase quality of life. To achieve optimal results, we strongly encourage you to ask questions, providethe recommended plan of treatment.

J. Tashof Bernton, M.D.

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 asymetry between normal and suspected skin regions.

William Boyd, Ph.D. A.B.P.N.

William Boyd PhD is a Colorado licensed psychologist specializing in Neuropsychology, Workers??? Comp, and Pain Psychology. He is board certified in Neuropsychology, Diplomat on the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology, and completed his Doctorate at Texas Woman???s University. He served as staff Neuropsychologist/Rehabilitation Psychologist at Centennial Rehabilitation Center (2002-2011), Director of Neuropsychology at Samaritan Counseling Center (1992-1998), Director of Neuropsychology/ Brain Injury Program at Hilltop Rehabilitation Hospital (1990-1992), and was in private practice.

Dr. Boyd begins treatment with a psychological evaluation, followed by a custom psychological curriculum. His emphasis is Cognitive Rehabilitative Therapy in which the patient is presented with psychological techniques that re-shape their attitude towards their injury with a goal of achieving pre-injury lifestyle and function.

Gretchen Brunworth, M.D.

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 Physicial 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, N.P.

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 speciality training with joint and trigger point injections.

The primary focus of Don's practice is treatment of patients' acute, subacute, and chronic pain due to musculoskeletal, neurological, and orthopedic conditions.

Usama H. Ghazi, D.O.

Usama H. Ghazi, D.O. is a graduate of Midwestern University - Airzona College of Osteopathic Medicine and recipient of the class of 2000 Director's Award for outstanding clinical achievement in osteopathic medicine. He completed residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UCLA/VAGLAHS (Los Angeles, California), where he received the Rene Cailliet outstanding senior resident award and a certificate of commendation for outstanding teaching efforts from the UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Ghazi completed fellowship training in Pain Management and served as a clinical instructor at the Stanford Interventional Spine Center (Stanford University Medical School Department of Orthopedics, Stanford, California). He is board of certified in Physicial Medicine and Rehabilitation through the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and in Pain Medicine through the Americian Board of Anesthesioly. 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. Dr. Ghazi performs electrodiagnostic and nerve conduction studies. He also performs interventional injections under flouroscopic guidance in the lumbar, thoracic and cervical regions of the spine. Dr. Ghazi has Level II Full Accreditation from the Colorado Division of Workers' Compensation. Dr. Ghazi is a three-time recipient of Outstanding Physician Award and America's Most Compassionate Physician Award in 2011 from the Patient Choice Awards.

Lawrence A. Lesnak, D.O.

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 physicial medicine and rehabilitation at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He received his board certification from the Americian 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. Her 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.

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 neurologic 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.

Barry A. Ogin, M.D.

Barry A. Ogin, M.D. 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.

Scott J. Primack, D.O.

Scott J. Primack, D.O., one of the founding partners of CROM, is a 1988 graduate of the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, with subsequent residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. He received his board certification from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

The primary focus of Dr. Primack's practice is the diagnosis and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal disorders. He performs electrodiagnostic studies, diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, interventional lumbar spine injections and osteopathic manipulation. He currently serves as Medical Director for the Colorado Special Olympics. Dr. Primack has Level II Full Accreditation from the Colorado Division of Workers' Compensation. His area of research is in the design and implementation of functional outcome measures.

David L. Reinhard, M.D.

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.