Welcome to Denver Spine Surgeons. Please let me take this opportunity to introduce you to my team - they work with me both in clinic and in surgery. They coordinate the care of my patients, appointments, paperwork, surgeries and communication with referring physicians, hospitals and imaging centers. We look forward to serving you.
Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, Taryn Snyder, PA-C, MMS started her career in Chicago, IL, where she founded her own personal training and massage company, as well as taught fitness and managed health clubs throughout the city. She then received both her bachelor’s degree and Master’s of Medical Science degree as a Physician Assistant from Northwestern University. She currently holds ACE, AFAA and AAAI personal training and coaching certifications, as well as being a ASCP certified phlebotomist.
Her passion lies in helping others live full, active lives by eating well, exercising regularly and ensuring access to proper health care. Taryn has called Denver home for the past two decades, raising her three children here. As a busy mom on-the-go, she enjoys cycling, running, snowboarding and hiking with her family. A former competitive athlete, Taryn has also participated in numerous marathons and triathlons. After spending five years as an orthopedic/trauma PA at Swedish Hospital, she now assists Dr. David Wong in minimally invasive lumbar spine surgery and in the clinic.
Haley Richmond moved to Colorado from Kansas City and joined Dr. Wong’s team in 2018. Haley has worked in the medical field for over 20 years a medical assistant. Her favorite thing about her job is making meaningful connections with patients and helping them have a positive experience in and out of the office. Haley loves Colorado, she enjoys an active lifestyle hiking and spending time in the mountains as often as possible.
Diane Walton joined my team in 1997 and has been in the medical field for over 20 years. You will speak with Diane on the phone when you call and see her at the front desk—she handles appointments and billing and coordinates patient records. Diane enjoys meeting interesting people every day in her work, so she is happy to answer any questions you have at any time. Diane has been in Colorado since childhood, and enjoys our state with her family and 2 dogs.
Thank you for allowing me to introduce my team. You can reach us via phone or email with any questions or concerns that you have. Thank you for visiting us.