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Dr. David Elfenbein

Dr. Elfenbein is originally from New York and moved to the Gunnison Valley from Connecticut where he practiced orthopedic surgery for 16 years.  He specializes in Sports Medicine and Upper Extremity Surgery and has extensive experience in total joint replacement.  He was named a “Top Doc” for orthopedics by Connecticut Magazine 4 years in a row before leaving the state.  He brings his years of experience and caring demeanor to the team at Pinnacle Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

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Alyssa McGuire

Alyssa joined the Pinnacle team in February of 2019. Alyssa has a strong interest in healthcare and is pleased to start her journey here. She moved to Gunnison in 2016 from Littleton Colorado where she was born and raised. In December of 2018 she graduated from Western Colorado University with a Bachelor’s degree in biology and minor in chemistry. In her free time, Alyssa enjoys being outside, working out, snowboarding, reading, exploring with her dog, Mowgli, and surrounding herself with family and friends every chance she gets!

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Ginger Martin-Michna

Ginger joined the Pinnacle team in February, 2018. She has been working along side Dr. Elfenbein since 2017. Ginger is from a small town in Texas and moved here in 2009 to attend Western Colorado University. She graduated from WCU in 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology. Ginger immersed herself in the medical field in 2017 and has been enjoying learning under Dr. Elfenbein ever since. Recently, she received her ARRT Limited scope X-ray Technician license in the state of Colorado. In her free time, she enjoys skiing, biking, swimming, spending time with friends and family, and living in paradise.

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Amy Wais

Pinnacle Orthopedics and Dr. Elfenbein are proud to announce that Amy Wais and On Point Acupuncture have joined our team to expand the scope of musculoskeletal services offered to our patients.   Amy can be reached through us 970-672-1980 or by calling Amy 970-901-2619.

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Ginger Martin-Michna

Ginger joined the Pinnacle team in February, 2018. She has been working along side Dr. Elfenbein since 2017. Ginger is from a small town in Texas and moved here in 2009 to attend Western Colorado University. She graduated from WCU in 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology. Ginger immersed herself in the medical field in 2017 and has been enjoying learning under Dr. Elfenbein ever since. Recently, she received her ARRT Limited scope X-ray Technician license in the state of Colorado. In her free time, she enjoys skiing, biking, swimming, spending time with friends and family, and living in paradise.