Our Team

Our Specialists

Our Administrative Team

Anita Gonzales

surgery coordinator

My name is Anita M. Gonzales, I was raised in Glorieta, NM. I have 2 daughters who are my life and a grandson whom I love with all my heart and soul. I love camping and spending time with my family, listening to NM Spanish music and country of course, and having BBQ’s. I have 3 horses and 1 dog.

I’m the surgical coordinator for Rio Grande Foot & Ankle Specialists. I’ve been in the podiatry field for 10 years. I went to college for billing and coding. Making sure our patients are well taken care of during the scheduling process is the most important thing for me. I love what I do and enjoy working with the team we have.

Marlene Sanchez

insurance specialist

Hello, my name is Marlene Sanchez, I do the Insurance verifications for both the Santa Fe and Taos offices. I am grateful that I get to work from home, especially now with Covid, and I get to be home while my son is doing school from home as well. I do miss talking to our patients though. I have 4 beautiful children. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my children and grandchildren. I also look forward to the days that I can get away and go to the office to see my work family.

Our Taos Team

Ray Gutierrez

medical assistant

Ray enjoys helping people in any way that he can. He always welcomes patients and treats them like family. Outside of work he enjoys fishing while drinking a Fresca and riding his motorcycle or RZR. Football is his favorite sport to watch and talk about (Go Patriots). If you have any problems with your ankles, toes or feet come visit us we’d love to talk about it.

Estrellita (Star) Castro

medical assistant

Hi, my name is Estrellita aka Star I am a medical assistant at the Taos office. I was born and raised in The Mile High City (Denver) where I spent the first half of my life. I moved to Taos when I was eighteen. I am a mother of four, ages 17, 15, 5, and 3. Two girls and two boys. As a family we enjoy road trips, hunting, live entertainment, and much more. We have three dogs, a cat, fish and a duck. We also have horses on our family ranch in San Luis, Colorado. There is never a dull moment in my home. I am a busy mama, but the best of me is still to come.

Miguel Martinez

Front Desk Liaison

Bio Coming Soon!

Our Santa Fe Team

Andrea Miera-Macias

medical assistant

Hello! My name is Andrea. I have been a certified medical assistant working in the podiatry field going on 6 years. I enjoy getting to know all of my patients and exchanging fun and interesting stories. I am not a shy person. I am very outgoing. I love to chit chat, joke, and laugh a lot. I am originally from Albuquerque, NM, but I have been residing in Santa Fe for 8 years. I have been married to my other half for 6 years. We have the cutest fur babies named Perla (our dog) and Pixie (our cat). If it was up to me we would have a farm. I love animals! When I am not at work I enjoy the outdoors, long drives, cooking, baking, and yes, the casino at times. I grew up playing soccer since the age of 4. I enjoyed traveling for tournaments and loved seeing so many historic sites and exciting amusement parks. I would like to coach kids soccer someday. I look forward to meeting all of you and making your visit “Footastic”!

Isaac Jiron

medical assistant

My name is Isaac Lee Jiron. I am born and raised in Santa Fe NM. I am married and have three beautiful children, two daughters and a son. I like to hang out with my wife and kids, I like to take them bike riding and do a lot of adventurous things. I help my kids tend to our pet chickens, turtle (Turbo) and dog (Timmy) and our cats (Marvin and Mavis). I really enjoy what I do at work and I enjoy working with our entire staff.

Louie Leader

Front Desk Liaison

My name is Louie Leader, and I work the front desk in our Santa Fe office. I moved here in 2018 from Vermont, and live with my fiancée and our three pets! We have one dog, Pickle, and two cats, Lentil and Tuba. I love working with the amazing staff here and getting to greet each patient when they come in. See you at your next appointment!

Brenna Pribyl

medical assistant and receptionist

Hello! My name is Brenna Pribyl and I’ve been living in New Mexico for three years. I went to Brigham Young University where I earned by Bachelors of Science in Biology. While there, I also met my amazing husband, Zach. My love of biology stems from my immense love of animals. I am currently the owner of 2 large goofball poodle mixes: Mozzie and Naga. When I’m not at work I can be found reading, sewing or baking all sorts of scrumptious things. I also enjoy running, yoga and camping.

Kelly Shutt

Front Desk Liaison

Hello!  My name is Kelly Shutt. My husband & I have been blessed to be in New Mexico for 3 years. I’m a receptionist at the front desk and very thankful to be a part of such a wonderful team, along with the fantastic people that come through our doors every day. I’m fond of walking, reading and talking with people. Come be a part of our family & leave with happy feet!

Perla Granillo

Front Desk Liaison

Hello my name is Perla Granillo , I am a receptionist at the Santa Fe location.  I was born and raised in Santa Fe NM, I’m outspoken, outgoing, and easy to communicate with. Mother of a wonderful 3 year old daughter Mia. We enjoy spending our evenings painting, going to the park, and painting our nails.

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