Stanton Elzi, MD

In practice at WRIM since 1994. Dr. Elzi graduated medical school in 1990 from the University of Colorado and completed his training at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado in 1993. In his free time, Stan enjoys gardening, scuba diving, and traveling. 

Sofi Abraham, MSN, FNP-C, OCN

In practice at WRIM since 2017. Sofi has also worked at Lutheran Hospital for 18 years. Sofi received her Masters degree from the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs. She holds additional certification in oncology. In her free time, Sofi enjoys reading and cooking.

Dr. Elzi's Care Team

Sara Schmidt, MSN, AGNP-C

In practice at WRIM since 2017.  Sara was a nurse for 13 years with experience in Solid Organ Transplant  and Medical Intensive Care before obtaining her masters degree in nursing.  Sara is a Board Certified Adult and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner who is licensed in Colorado. .  She is an active volunteer for 9Health Fair and is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the International Society of Clinical Densitometry. Sara and her husband John reside in Littleton, CO.  She and her husband enjoy gardening, DIY home projects, and hiking with their dog. .

Crystal Culbert, PA-C

Crystal has been a midlevel provider with WRIM since 2001. She completed her undergraduate studies at Arizona State University before working as a clinical cytogeneticist. Crystal then entered a Physician Assistant program at Midwestern University. She has her masters degree in medical science and is licensed through the state of Colorado. She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. In 1998, Crystal won the Hawaiian International Billfish tournament.

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S. Michael Archer, MD

Dr. Archer joins Wheat Ridge Internal Medicine from Westminster Family Medicine. He has been in practice for 41 years. He graduated from University of Colorado Medical Center in 1978 for his medical degree. He specializes in Family medicine and clinical densitometry.

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Steve Krebs, MD

One of the original founders of WRIM in 1993.  Dr. Krebs did his undergraduate work at Colorado State University before heading to medical school in Virginia at EVMS. After medical school Dr. Krebs competed his residency in Internal Medicine at Denver's St Joesph Hospital before being selected for an additional year as the Chief Resident in Internal Medicine. During his sojourn to Kansas 12/2014 and June 2021 Dr. Krebs worked as teaching faculty for the University of Kansas at the Topeka Campus Hospital as a hospitalist. Dr. Krebs enjoys hanging out with his grandchildren and continues to coach high school cross country as a volunteer.

Dr. Allan's Care Team

Laura Wuchter, 


In practice with WRIM since 2016.  She completed her BSN at Bradley University in 2009.  Worked at University of Colorado Hospital for 7 years in the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit. Laura completed her MSN at University of Colorado in 2016.  Outside of work, she enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling and reading.

W. Scott Allan, MD

In practice at WRIM since 1998. Dr. Allan graduated medical school from University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 1991 and completed his training at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado in 1994. Outside of work Dr. Allan enjoys attending Broncos games with his family.

Melissa Fountain, PA

In practice at WRIM since 2016.  She attended University of North Florida for her undergraduate, Red Rocks for her PA studies and St. Francis for her masters in medical sciences.


Emily L. Piala, PA-C

In practice with WRIM since 2009.  Emily attended Western Carolina University for her undergraduate degree and Eastern Virginia Medical School for her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. She spends her time off with her husband and three daughters. She enjoys running, spending time outdoors, and reading.

David Hager, MD

In practice at WRIM since 2019.   He was currently with WRIM in 2011 for a few years before doing hospital work and has since rejoined the team.  He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 1982.  Outside of work Dr. Hager enjoys doing crossfit, long distance running and traveling.