John Michael Spine, DO
Dr. John Michael Spine founded Tri-County Medical Center in 2003 and is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Over the years, Dr. Spine’s career has taken him from inner city hospitals in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Houston to rural communities on the Eastern Plains of Colorado, including a year at Keefe Memorial Hospital in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado, where he was the only physician in all of Cheyenne on duty.
Dr. Spine has thousands of hours of emergency room experience, including Ben Taub Hospital at Baylor University in Houston, one of the busiest trauma centers in the United States. He also worked on the Lakota Sioux Indian Reservation, one of the busiest emergency rooms in South Dakota. After six years as a managing partner at Thornton Medical Center, Dr. Spine drew upon his diverse experiences to create Tri-County Medical Center in Erie, Colorado.
Chantelle Erickson, PA-C
Chantelle, a Certified Physician Assistant, is a graduate of University of Colorado Denver Physician Assistant Program. Chantelle is also a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Northern Colorado. Before joining Tri-County Medical Center in 2012, Chantelle worked at Arkansas Valley Family Practice in La Junta, Colorado, where she was a National Health Service Corp scholar. Beyond treating patients of all ages for acute, chronic, and preventative care, Chantelle is also a competitive runner and our resident expert in long distance and extreme athletics.