Executive Team


Aric Coffman, MD – President
Aric Coffman, MD, was promoted to President in May 2015.  He has been with DaVita Medical Group for more than ten years.  As President, Dr. Coffman plays a key role in the planning and operations implementation of the organization’s coordinated care model—Total Care—throughout all DaVita Medical Groups clinics.  He brings a wealth of knowledge to the team and speaks from a doctor’s perspective, which makes him an essential component to the Executive Management Team. 

Dr. Coffman has a Medical Degree from the University of Oklahoma, and an MBA from the University of Texas, Dallas.  He is Board Certified in General Surgery, and his specialties include minimally invasive surgery, hernias, endocrine surgery, and treatment of venous diseases of the legs.


Lance Wilson, MD – Chief Medical Officer
Lance  Wilson, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer providing leadership and support to all Medical Services and the Care Management Department.  He works in a clinical dyad with Joon Lee, VP of Operations, where they collaboratively focus their strategic decisions on Population Health initiatives.  Additionally, he continues to grow his years of clinical experience by working with the DaVita Medical Group Urgent Care Center.  Dr. Wilson has been with DaVita Medical Group since January 2013, but has been a longtime New Mexico resident.

Dr. Wilson has a Medical Degree from the University of New Mexico, and is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine.  He was also a collegiate gymnast during his time at UNM.


Bindu Purushothaman – Chief Information Officer
Bindu Purushothaman is Chief Information Officer (CIO), and she brings to DaVita Medical Group over 20 years of experience in information technology. She oversees the IT team as well as the Medical Records team.  She is passionate about healthcare and believes that technology has a crucial role in transforming today’s healthcare delivery model, meeting the demands of today’s tech savvy consumers, while improving the quality of care.  As a part of the DaVita Medical Group national leadership team, Purushothaman plays a central role in the medical group’s national technology strategy and innovation efforts.

Purushothaman has a Bachelor of Electronics Engineering degree, and a Master’s in Computer Science.  She also currently serves as Treasurer on the New Mexico Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Board of Directors.


Jared Udall - Chief Financial Officer
Jared Udall is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and brings to DaVita Medical group over 16 years of healthcare finance experience.  He started in the industry back in 2001, working for long-term acute care  hospitals.  Jared provides oversight and support to Materials Management, Contracting, and Revenue Cycle Operations.  He believes that Finance is not just about the bottom line, it is a critical part of the patient and teammate experience.
Jared was born and raised on a ranch that bordered Arizona and New Mexico.  He has 5 children that keep him and his wife very busy with their various activities, which range from Cheerleading to Motocross Racing.  Jared holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, and a Master's in Business & Healthcare Administration.


Joon Lee – Vice President of Operations for Population Health
Joon Lee is Vice President of Operations for Population Health.  In his role, Lee serves alongside clinical teams working to deliver superior care for DaVita Medical Groups patient population through initiatives in care management, quality and coding, and DaVita Medical Groups Affiliate Program.  He works in a clinical dyad with Dr. Lance Wilson, Senior Medical Director, where they collaboratively focus their strategic decisions on Population Health initiatives.

Prior to joining DaVita Medical Group, Lee served as the Regional Operations Director for DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc. in California.  He has been with DaVita Medical Group since 2009, and prior to that worked for Kaiser Permanente in Orange County, California as an Assistant Department Administrator.  His vast educational expertise includes both Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of California, Berkley, and a Master of Public Health, Health Policy & Management degree from UCLA.


Melissa Steffan – Vice President of Operations 
Melissa Steffan is Vice President of Operations, focusing on strategic, administrative, and clinical services (strategy, business development, marketing & communications, patient experience, and clinic operations).  Steffan plays a key role in the development and execution of the organization’s overall business strategy, while focusing on enhancing the patient experience.

Steffan is a native New Mexican, and brings to DaVita Medical Group a wealth of executive leadership knowledge deeply rooted within the healthcare field.  Her experience stems from the state’s largest integrated healthcare delivery system, and includes running operating rooms, strategic planning, clinical operations, and implementing healthcare technology programs. 

Steffan earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business and Communications from the University of New Mexico, and Master’s degrees in Health Care Administration and Business Administration from Grand Canyon University.

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