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SVIN – Society for Vascular and Intervention Neurology
AAN – American Academy of Neurology
LEANDREA TZITZICAS, NP
Leandrea is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, who strives to give the best patient-centered, evidence-based care to patients across their lifespan. She believes in building strong, trusting relationships with her patients to find treatments that help improve their quality of life. She graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Florida State University. Leandrea worked as a nurse in a variety of areas including Med-Surg, Endoscopy, and the Emergency Department. She earned her Master's of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She has been practicing as a Family Nurse Practitioner for the last several years. She recently moved back to Colorado Springs. She enjoys spending time with her family, baking, traveling and going on outdoor adventures.
JANEL JESBERGER, PA
Janel is a dedicated, seasoned, Board Certified Physician Assistant with 7 years of patient centered care. She strives to provide detail oriented and evidence based medical care to all her patients. Her top priority is to work with the patient and their goals to develop the best individualized treatment plan for them. She received her Bachelors of Science at St. Francis University in Loretto, PA and earned her Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. She worked with complex cases before relocating to Colorado Springs with her fiancé and their three dogs. She loves being active, traveling, and exploring different cultures.
BETHANY HEINRICH, NP
Bethany is Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner who strives to put patients first while providing individualized care. She worked as a nurse in the Operating Room for 11 years before specializing in neurology. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Colorado Christian University in Denver, CO and earned her Masters of Science from Regis College in Weston, MA. On her off time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, their children, and their two pugs. She enjoys traveling, eating good food, watching baseball and being with family.
WITH YOU IN MIND
At Northstar, we are dedicated to providing compassionate care with open communication. Your story matters and we start by listening to you.
Dr. Komatineni is a board certified Neurologist (American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology) who treats patients 12 and older for a variety of neurological conditions. The founder and director of Northstar Neurology, Dr. Komatineni grew up in southeast India where she earned her medical degree. She moved to the United States at the age of 23. She then finished her residency at Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She moved to Colorado Springs in 2011 and has had the privilege of serving the community since then.
APARNA KOMATINENI, MD
TO SERVE YOU BETTER
We promise to care for you with patience, love, and kindness. We will guide you with courage and grace.