Learn More About Our Outstanding Group of Providers

In the Fort Collins community for over 25 years, the doctors, nurses, and staff at Rocky Mountain Family Physicians provide a medical "home" for people of all ages, from newborn to geriatric patients.  Please read more about the primary care providers below and their specialties.

Jeffrey Kauffman, M.D.

Jeffrey Kauffman, M.D. emphasizes wellness and medical care to families, and has a special interest in pediatrics.  He is medical director for the Alpha Center, a local clinic for support of crisis pregnancies, and community education and screening for sexually transmitted diseases.

Scott Samuelson, M.D.

Scott Samuelson, M.D has been practicing in Fort Collins since 1996.  He is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice.  Dr. Samuelson’s personal faith plays an integral role in his commitment to quality patient care. His special interests include pediatrics, minor surgery, and dermatology.

Amanda Benedict, P.A.-C

Amanda Benedict, P.A.-C graduated from Anderson University in SC with an undergrad in sports medicine and physical education. She received her masters degree in Physician Assistant studies at the University of Colorado and successfully completed her certification from the NCCPA.  Amanda enjoys women’s health, preventative medicine, pediatrics and adolescent care.

Emma Reichart, MHS, P.A.-C

Emma Reichart, MHS, P.A.-C is a Colorado transplant from a small coastal town in New England. She graduated from Bates College (Lewiston, ME) in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology/Pre-Med and concentrations in Public Health and Chemistry.  Her healthcare interests include family medicine, urgent care, functional medicine and nutrition.

Holly Gustafson, FNP-C

Holly Gustafson FNP-C was born and raised here in Fort Collins, CO and graduated from Rocky Mountain High School. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, and then moved back to Fort Collins with her husband, Kyle, to work at Poudre Valley Hospital in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Katha Maquire, P.A.-C

Katha Maguire, P.A.-C has been employed at Rocky Mountain Family Physicians since February 1996 and loves her work.  A Physician Assistant (PA) is a licensed health professional who practices medicine under the supervision of a physician.  Katha especially enjoys working with the wide variety of patients she sees in the Family Practice setting – from caring for infants to counseling and treating depression, to motivating and encouraging patients to live a healthy lifestyle through regular aerobic exercise and a healthy diet.

Samantha Steelman, P.A.-C

Samantha Jo Steelman (aka Sami Jo) PA-C grew up in a small town in eastern Colorado, where she learned early how much she enjoyed caring for people and her community.  Sami loves the variety that family practice provides and especially enjoys getting to know her patients and their families. Her special interests include pediatrics, adolescent/teen care, women’s health, geriatrics, minor procedures and cardiology. She hopes that she may impact her patients’ lives in just a fraction of the way that they impact hers.

Tricia Staatz, FNPBC

Tricia Staatz, FNPBC, was raised in Iowa and moved to Colorado to attend Colorado State University, always with the goal of helping people.  Tricia loves developing long-term partnerships with her patients, watching them grow, regain and maintain their health. Her goal in providing health care is to take a preventative approach rather than reactive. Tricia brings practicality, calm, empathy, and a smile to all of her patient encounters, helping put her patients at ease.