Sports Foot & Ankle Team

Sports Foot and Ankle Group

Terie Holmquist
Terie HolmquistRN, MS, ANP-BC, Nurse Practitioner

Terie is a Nurse Practitioner for Drs. Clanton and Haytmanek. She joined the sports foot and ankle team in 2012. In her current role, she provides direct care to clinic patients and inpatients, as well as managing pre-operative and post-operative medical issues.

Terie obtained her undergraduate degree in Nursing from Viterbo University in LaCrosse, Wisconsin and her graduate degree as a Nurse Practitioner from University of Wisconsin-Madison.  With an early career as an operating room nurse (that included serving in the U.S. Army with deployment to Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm) and a Nurse Practitioner career focused primarily on surgical specialties in orthopedics, Terie brings an abundance of experience to the team.

Ryan L. Williams
Ryan L. WilliamsMA, ATC, OTC

Ryan Williams is the Athletic Trainer for Drs. Clanton and Haytmanek. Ryan is an assistant in the operating room. His responsibilities are for management of the clinical operations. He will see patients during clinic and surgeries as well as helping to guide them through the post-operative phases.

Ryan obtained his degree in Athletic Training from The University of Kansas before later working as a graduate assistant at Creighton University. Ryan was part of The Steadman Clinic fellowship 2012-2013 before being brought back in 2014 to join the team full time.

He enjoys an active lifestyle and everything the mountains have to offer. His love of sports and recreation allow him to relate to the patients we see in clinic.

Je Anne Halde
Je Anne HaldeExecutive Assistant

Je Anne is the Executive Assistant for Drs. Clanton and Haytmanek, as well as the Surgical Coordinator for the Sports Foot and Ankle team. She manages clinical, academic, and industry commitments for both physicians. Additionally, she oversees the surgery schedule and assists with patient education.

She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology and began her career in healthcare as Medical Assistant for an Interventional Cardiologist, providing direct patient care. Ten years later, she moved to Vail to marry her husband, Lance, and began her career at The Steadman Clinic.

A true Colorado native, Je Anne enjoys most activities that involve the outdoors; her favorite is camping with her husband and friends. She also enjoys golf and traveling – usually to warm, sunny places by the ocean.

Alison O’Connor Sutherland
Alison O’Connor SutherlandMS, ATC, OTC, AEMT

Alison O’Connor Sutherland is an Athletic Trainer for Drs. Clanton and Haytmanek, assisting them both in clinic and in the operating room.

Alison obtained her B.S. in Athletic Training from the University of Vermont in 2010. She worked as an Athletic Trainer in the high school and NCAA Division I settings for 4 years in New England before pursuing graduate studies. She earned her M.S. in Exercise Science from the University of Connecticut in 2016 while concurrently working as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for the UCONN Huskies. Her research focus in graduate school was lower extremity injury prevention and biomechanics. She was an Athletic Training Resident at The Steadman Clinic in 2016-2017, and joined the Foot and Ankle team shortly after completing Residency.

Alison is originally from Burlington, Vermont. Her parents had her on skis the first winter she could walk, and skiing remains her favorite outdoor activity. She and her husband Stuart, a Physician Assistant, love living in Vail and try to spend as much time as they can exploring Colorado with their Golden Retriever, Ramsey.

Ryan Kosek
Ryan KosekMMS, PA-C

Ryan is a Physician Assistant for Drs. Clanton and Haytmanek. He provides direct patient care in the clinic, operating room, and the hospital.

Ryan graduated from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities with a degree in Biology, Society, and Environment. He then attended Red Rocks Community College Physician Assistant Program and is excited to start his career at The Steadman Clinic.

Ryan enjoys outdoor activities including hiking, camping, and walking his two dogs, Liam and Arnold. Being from Minnesota, Ryan loves the cold and winter activities including snowboarding and snowshoeing.

Chris Larkins
Chris LarkinsMD

Christopher G. Larkins was born and raised in the east valley of Phoenix, Arizona. After high school Chris enlisted in the United States Army Infantry. By the end of his 4-year enlistment he had made the rank of sergeant and had been deployed to both Afghanistan and Iraq. While deployed, he had the opportunity to serve on a sniper team as well as a reconnaissance team. Although he was an enlisted infantryman, he was selected to go to Emergency Medical Technician school where he discovered his interest in medicine. During his time in the Army he attended and graduated from Airborne School, Ranger School, PLDC and Jumpmaster school where he was the honor graduate.

After his time in the Army, Chris attended Arizona State University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and went on to Medical School at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson. He was fortunate enough to obtain a residency position in the department of orthopedic surgery at UT Health San Antonio. At the UT Health science center, he participated in medical missions to Haiti and Mexico with Dr. Kaye Wilkins. Chris has participated in numerous studies at UT Health San Antonio to include cadaver studies and resident microsurgical training. Chris assisted with implementing a bioskills curriculum that the current intern class continues to utilize. The highlight of his residency was working with Dr. Galindo who inspired him to pursue a career in foot/ankle surgery as well as earning the Senior Resident Mentor Award. This award is given to the senior resident who is nominated by the junior residents for his mentorship. During all of his travels and adventures, his wife Shelby has been there to support him.

Shelby and their two boys Braydon and Vander are excited to experience Vail with Chris.

Erik Nott
Erik NottMD

Originally from Kansas, Dr. Nott graduated from Friends University with a BS in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. During his time at Friends Unviersity, he was a two-year starter for the Men’s Basketball team. He then attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine, graduating in 2002. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2007. Since completing residency, he has served a variety of assignments in the United States Air Force.

His most recent assignment was at the United States Air Force Academy where he served as the Team Physician for the USAFA Prep School as well as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery and Chief of Surgery.

His interests outside of medicine include playing and watching basketball, volleyball, golfing, hiking, and traveling.

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