Faculty

Andrew Pike, MD
Orthopedics/Sports Medicine

Dr. Andrew Pike is a member of Family Medicine Residency faculty at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center (GCRMC).

Dr Andrew Pike is a board certified, Orthopaedic Surgeon specialized in sports medicine. He is a distinguished graduate of the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado and obtained his medical degree from Georgetown University. Dr. Pike completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and a fellowship in orthopaedic sports medicine…   Read More »

John Andazola, MD
Program Director

John Andazola, MD, FAAFP was born and raised in Las Cruces, New Mexico where he attended New Mexico State University. He received his MD from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1997, and completed residency at the Southern New Mexico Family Medicine Residency program in 2000. Dr Andazola went on to complete a fellowship in Advanced Hospital Training for Family Physicians in Phoenix AZ, and a Faculty Development Fellowship at the University of Arizona from 2001-2003. After completion of the fellowships Dr. Andazola joined the fellowship faculty and later became…  Read More »

Leandrita Ortega, MD
Site Director, Family Medicine

Dr. Ortega was raised in Santa Fe, NM where she graduated from Santa Fe High School. It was during her freshman biology class that she had an epiphany about her future plans and from then on, knew she would pursue a career in medicine. After completing her undergraduate training at Mount Saint Mary’s College in Los Angeles, CA with a major in biology and minor in psychology, she spent 2 years testing software being used as part of the Human Genome Project before being admitted to the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1998…  Read More »

Monica Wilkins, MD
Associate Program Director, Family Medicine

Dr. Monica Wilkins is the Associate Program Director and a faculty member of the Family Medicine Residency Program at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center (GCRMC).

Dr. Wilkins brings to GCRMC over 9 years of knowledge, clinical experience and leadership in healthcare.  Her prior positions include Family Medicine Outpatient Physician with OB at Laurel Health Clinic/UPMC in Blossburg, PA and Active Duty Staff Family Physician at Holloman Air Force Base.  In Addition, Dr. Wilkins served in the Navy with multifaceted positions over several years…  Read More »

Renee Friday, MD, MPH
Pediatrics

Dr. Renee Friday is a member of Family Medicine Residency faculty at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center (GCRMC).  Dr. Brown will oversee the Pediatric curriculum and rotation.

Dr. Friday brings to GCRMC over 30 years of knowledge and experience.  She has practiced general pediatrics and pediatric cardiology both in the military, university children’s hospitals and in private practice.  She has had the privilege of both instructing and supervising medical students and residents in both pediatrics and family medicine as well as…  Read More »

Katrina Rolen, MD
Medical Oncology

Dr. Katrina Rolen is a member of Family Medicine Residency faculty at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center (GCRMC).  Dr. Rolen is a member of the Medical Oncology department.

Dr. Rolen is comes from St. Joseph Medical Group Cancer Center and Blood Institute, in Lewiston, Idaho.  Dr. Rolen completed her fellowship in hematology and medical oncology in 2004.  She served… Read More »

Charles Race, MD
Orthopedics

Dr. Charles Race is a member of Family Medicine Residency faculty at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center (GCRMC).

Dr. Charles Race is a board certified, General Orthopaedic Surgeon who has been practicing for 25 years. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Trinity University, Master’s degree from University of Texas and obtained his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, Georgetown University. Dr Race completed… Read More »

Scott Shin, DO, FACOG
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Scott Shin is a member of Family Medicine Residency faculty at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center (GCRMC).

Dr. Scott Shin is a board certified, OB-GYN who has been practicing for 20 years.  He practices a full range of obstetric care.  In addition to labor and delivery, he provides comprehensive prenatal care including high-risk obstetrics and also specializes in laparoscopic surgeries, hysteroscopic surgeries, and… Read More »

Allan Rickman, MD
Sports Medicine & Non-Operative Orthopaedic Care

Dr. Allan Rickman is a member of Family Medicine Residency faculty at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center (GCRMC).

Dr. Allan Rickman specializes in Sports Medicine and Non-operative orthopaedic care that includes bone and joint injury, arthritis care, athletic and work related injuries, wellness, prevention and…. Read More »

John McAndrew, MD, FACOG
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. John McAndrew is a member of Family Medicine Residency faculty at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center (GCRMC).

Dr. John McAndrew is a board certified, OB-GYN who has been practicing for over 30 years.  He practices a full range of obstetric care, family planning, OB/GYN ultrasound, and gynecologic surgery.  Special clinical expertise includes laparoscopy and colposcopy.  He obtained his medical degree from…. Read More »

Karen LeComte, MD
Neurology

Dr. Karen LeComte is a member of Family Medicine Residency faculty at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center (GCRMC).

Dr. Karen LeComte is a board certified Neurologists with 14 year of practice.  Dr. Lecomte graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and completed her Neurology residency at Fletcher Allen Healthcare at UVMCOM.  She provides comprehensive adult neurological care in all areas including headache, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, movement disorders, MD, dementia, concussion and stroke…. Read More »

Clinical Staff

Jana McBurney, CNP
Nurse Practitioner, Family Medicine

Ms. Jana McBurney is part of the Family Medicine Residency clinical staff at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center (GCRMC).

Ms. McBurney is an accomplished nurse practitioner with over 20 years of healthcare experience.  She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Michigan State University and then earned her Master of Science degree at Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, graduating in the top 1% of her class… Read More »

Administrative Staff

Shawnette Alford, C-TAGME
Residency Program Manager, Family Medicine

Shawnette Alford is the Residency Program Manager for Family Medicine at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center (GCRMC).

Ms. Alford brings to GCRMC 12 years of knowledge and leadership in healthcare and 8 years in an academic setting.  Her prior positions include Human Resources Recruiter at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pennsylvania, Academic Coordinator…  Read More »

Alexis Matzke
Residency Program Coordinator, Family Medicine

Alexis Matzke is the Residency Program Coordinator for Family Medicine at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center (GCRMC).

Mrs. Maztke brings two years of experience working in the position of patient registration within Family Medicine. She attended New Mexico State University in Alamogordo, where she… Read More »