June 14, 2016

Our Southern Colorado MFM Doctors

Christy Pearce, MD

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Dr. Christy Pearce is board certified in both Ob/Gyn and Maternal Fetal Medicine.

She was born and raised in Alabama, and attended Samford University in Birmingham, AL. She graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical School and moved to Chattanooga, TN to complete Ob/Gyn residency at University of Tennessee.

She completed her fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Kentucky in 2012.

Though Dr. Pearce enjoys all aspects of caring for high risk pregnancies, she is particularly interested in preeclampsia and maternal and fetal cardiac physiology.

Her translational research has investigated inflammation in pregnancy as it relates the function of blood vessels, the placenta, and the heart.

She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. They are outside as much as they can be: hiking, skiing, and just playing at the park.

Jennifer Wenzell, DO

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Dr. Wenzell was born and raised in Ronkonkoma, New York.

She attended college at Binghamton University in upstate New York and medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine near her hometown on Long Island. She was the recipient of the Health Profession Scholarship and following graduation was stationed at Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, Washington for internship in 1998.

She then was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas where she served as a flight surgeon and a brigade surgeon from 1999-2001. She then returned back to Fort Lewis where she completed a residency in OB/GYNin 2004 and subsequently fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine in 2007. She then remained at Madigan as a staff Perinatologist and served as the Chief of the Antenatal Diagnostic Center from 2007-2012. She was deployed to Iraq as a general surgeon in 2009.

In 2012 Dr. Wenzell retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel.

Her husband, Dr. Daniel Wenzell, continued his service in the Army and the family was then transferred to Fort Richardson, Alaska.

Dr. Wenzell worked at the Alaska Native Medical Center, where she provided perinatology care for Native Americans and Alaska Natives throughout the state. She became board certified in OB/GYN in 2006 and in Maternal-Fetal Medicine in 2010 upon returning from deployment.

She currently serves as an oral board examiner for ABOG.