"Top Doctor in Colorado Springs”
Colorado Springs Style Magazine
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL AND HONARARY SOCIETIES
El Paso Clinical Club
El Paso Medical Society
American Medical Society
SVIN – Society for Vascular and Intervention Neurology
AAN – American Academy of Neurology
JOSE CARRAU, MD
Dr. Jose Carrau graduated from Neurology residency at the University of Cincinnati, OH and completed a Neurophysiology Fellowship at Vanderbilt Medical Center, TN. Dr. Carrau joined NorthStar Neurology as a consultant Neurophysiologist to provide Neurophysiology services to the Colorado Springs community with the goal of improving patient care in the community. In his free time, he spends time with family enjoying the great Colorado outdoors.
LESLIE MUDGE, NP
Leslie's care philosophy focuses on the belief that patients should be empowered to take control of their own healthcare and be fully involved in their treatment. She believes in mutual trust and open communication and values the input of the patient so the best possible outcomes can be achieved. Leslie is a Family Nurse Practitioner and earned her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Simmons College in Boston Massachusetts and Bachelors of Science in Nursing from UCCS in Colorado Springs. Leslie is originally from Kentucky but has lived In Colorado Springs for the last 24 years. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, camping, snowboarding, and spending time with her husband and 4 dogs.
KATE BRADLEY, NP
Kate advocates for patient education, preventative medicine, and holistic care. She believes in treating the whole patient, not just the disease. Kate is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with Honors from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Upon graduation, she began her nursing career as an Emergency Room nurse at Huntsville Hospital. Kate worked as a nurse for several years before pursuing her Master's Degree as a Nurse Practitioner, graduating in 2021 from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Kate recently moved to Colorado Springs from Alabama and spends her free time exploring, hiking, and hanging out with her cat, Penny!
KRISTEN ROFF, NP-C
Kristen is a board certified family nurse practitioner who promises to partner with patients to achieve their neurological health goals. She encourages and empowers patients to take an active role in their health care decisions and uses a holistic approach whenever possible. Nurse practitioner Roff focuses on patient-centered care that is based on each individual patient’s needs and desires. She values the partnership with her patients as she strives to provide 5 star patient satisfaction and comfort to even the most challenging cases. Kristen grew up in southwest Kansas and moved to Colorado to complete her masters of science in nursing program, which she graduated from with honors. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling and spending time with her husband, three children, and two dogs.
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.