Prior to returning to school, he worked numerous years in fire and rescue in Atlanta, Georgia. There, he specialized in hazardous material and mass crisis emergency response. In 1997, Jason received his Bachelor of Science in Recombinant Genetic Techniques from Western Kentucky University. Jason is an avid mountain biker and adventure racer, who never misses the Kentucky Derby. He and his wife have three young boys and lovingly declare their home “casa de chaos.”
Dr. Peter Millett is an orthopaedic surgeon and partner at the internationally renowned Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado. Consistently selected as one of the “Best Doctors in America,” Dr. Millett specializes in disorders of the shoulder, knee, and elbow as well as all sports-related injuries. He uses advanced open and arthroscopic surgical techniques to restore damaged joints, ligaments, and bones. To learn more about Dr. Millett, please click here.
Susan Sabido is Dr. Millett’s Practice Director. She has a diverse background in medical practice management and is passionate about ensuring that each patient under Dr. Millett’s care is treated with the highest level of customer service. Originally from South Africa, Susan has traveled the world and brings her experiences to the office of Dr. Millett where she believes “these worldly experiences make all of us more compassionate and tolerant toward individuals with different outlooks on this world.” She is excited to assist Dr. Millett and his patients with compassionate and service-oriented care for their orthopedic injuries and conditions.
Brian joins Dr. Millett’s team with over twenty years of orthopaedic experience. Brian started his medical journey as a paramedic in Southern California for five years while completing his undergraduate work. Later, Brian pursued the Physician’s Assistant Program at Western University where he graduated as a PA-C in 1992. Seventeen years ago Brian relocated to the Vail Valley where he has gained the majority of his experience. Brian stays active in the community, volunteering his time with disabled children at Round Up River Ranch and helping Disabled Veterans. Brian enjoys spending time with his wife and twins. His interests include sailing, fly fishing, and horseback riding.
Jason Kron joins Dr. Millett’s team as a Physician Assistant with an extensive background in emergency medicine. After his experience as a patient of a Physician Assistant, Jason was inspired to purse a career as a Physician Assistant in Orthopedics. He received his Master’s Degree from Emory University’s Physician’s Assistant Program in 2012.
Elizabeth O’Neil, raised in Vail, CO, serves as Dr. Millett’s surgical scheduler. Having been in the healthcare industry for a number of years, Elizabeth joined Dr. Millett’s practice with a diverse background, applying her extensive experience as a patient care coordinator to assist Dr. Millett with varying patient and practice needs. Her background encompasses clinic duties, patient care, and practice operations on all levels. As a skilled asset to Dr. Millett’s team, she is eager to assist patients in their quest to become pain-free. In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys spending time in the Vail Valley partaking in skiing, hiking, and spending time with her family.
Joe Cygan joined Dr. Millett’s team as an athletic trainer after spending two years as a Musculoskeletal Specialist for Sonosite Ultrasound. Prior to that, he spent 6 years as an Athletic Trainer for the United States Olympic Committee. He completed his undergraduate studies at Quincy University, his masters degree in Exercise and Leisure Studies with an emphasis in Sports Psychology at Murray State University. Joe was a One Year Fellow Athletic Trainer for the United States Olympic Committee in 2002-03. He also has experience with extreme sports after working several X-Games. Born in Fairview Heights, IL., Joe helps coordinate Dr. Millett’s clinic as well as community outreach. He loves to hike and explore the outdoors.
Dirk Kokmeyer directs the rehab team that works intimately with Dr. Millett’s patients. Dirk graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Hogelschool van Utrecht School for Physical Therapy in the Netherlands. A native of Falmouth, Massachusetts, he began work with the Howard Head Sports Medicine Centers in Vail, Colorado in 2000. He received his Orthopedic Manual Therapy Certification (COMT) in 2005 and his Sport Certified Specialist (SCS) certification in 2006. He was promoted to lead physical therapist for Dr. Millett in 2005 and then was selected to run the Denver Howard Head Clinic in 2008. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and specializes in sports medicine, manual therapy, manipulation and rehabilitation of knee and shoulder injuries.