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Release Date: 3/3/2014


March 3, 2014



Katie Coppens, Optum

1-505-967-7248, Cell

1-505-262-7104, Office




Albuquerque, N.M. — It may seem like a great doctor is hard to come by. According to the 2014 Albuquerque the Magazine Top Docs Awards, however, 16 of Albuquerque’s top physicians can be found nearby at one of Optum’ 18 locations.


Thousands of physicians throughout Albuquerque were asked, “If you had to refer a loved one to a local doctor other than yourself, to whom would you refer them?” Optum is proud to be the recipient of five Top Docs winners, as well as 11 runners up.


Optum 2014 Top Docs:

  • Dr. Jeremy Gleeson, Endocrinology
  • Dr. Michelle Khoo, Cardiology
  • Dr. Damon Sacoman, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Dr. Michael Martinez, Urology
  • Dr. Lance Wilson, Urgent Care


Optum 2014 Top Docs Runners Up:

  • Elizabeth Batcher, Family Practice
  • Aric Coffman, General Surgery
  • Nishiena Gandhi, Neurology
  • John Good, Pediatrics
  • Vijay Kumar, Rheumatology
  • Seth Launer, Podiatry
  • Jeffrey Morehouse, Plastic Surgery
  • Frank O'Sullivan, Rheumatology
  • Tom Stuart, Pathology
  • Joel Teicher, GYN
  • Angela Wo, Dermatology


To schedule an appointment with a provider, please call 262-7000, or visit to find other top-notch doctors at Optum. 


About Optum

Optum is a physician-led, multi-specialty medical group based in Albuquerque, NM. The company offers comprehensive health care services backed by 43 medical and surgical specialties with 18 locations throughout Albuquerque and Rio Rancho. Optum recently merged with Optum HealthCare Partners LLC, a nationally recognized leader for its pioneering work in coordinated care. For more information about Optum, please visit


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