What Should I Expect From My Primary Care Team At AMS Pueblo?

We believe primary care should be the first stop in your healthcare journey; it’s where you turn for guidance and support before you get sick, before you see a specialist, and before you need to seek hospital care. Our general practitioners combine excellent patient care with an efficient use of technology to deliver high-quality, affordable service that’s designed to fit your unique needs.

As your Adult Medicine Specialists primary care providers (PCPs), we take your well-being seriously. We address all your essential health needs by:

  • Making prevention and wellness a priority
  • Collaborating with you to customize the best plan that suits your individual needs and goals
  • Providing a comprehensive, accurate, and secure repository for all your medical information
  • Seamlessly coordinating your care, including tests, treatments, and specialist visits
  • Providing easy-to-understand, accessible advice, guidance, and insight
  • Offering cost-effective options that empower you to prioritize your health

From preventive medicine to integrative care, we have the tools to keep you feeling your best — whether you’re already in good health, suffering from a minor cold, or facing a life-changing illness. Our primary care providers are your partners in cultivating and maintaining long-term health.

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Anthony Ortegon, M.D.

Dr. Ortegon attended the University of Miami School of Medicine achieving his MD degree in 1975 and subsequently completing an Internal Medicine Residency program at Misericordia-Lincoln Hospital in New York City in 1978. He settled in Pueblo Colorado in 1980 and has been in private practice at the same location. He has held the positions of Chief of Staff, Vice-Chief of Staff and Chief of Medicine at Parkview Hospital from 1985-1989 and served on their board until 1995.

He is married with two sons. Anthony is a pulmonologist in Dallas & Arthur is corporate lawyer in Denver. His main source of enjoyment are his three grandchildren, Bennett, Olive, Isla and Briggs.

Daniel Vaught, N.P.

Daniel was born and raised in Pueblo. Previously, he was the Medical Programs Coordinator for the Colorado Springs Fire Department and provided community health for the City of Colorado Springs for nearly 20 years. He joined Adult Medicine Specialist after working for Centura SET Family Clinic in Colorado Springs. Daniel began his medical career as a Paramedic for Alert Ambulance in Pueblo in the early 90’s. He graduated from the University of Southern Colorado (now Colorado State University Pueblo) with a BSN; an MSN from the University of Phoenix graduated from the University of Colorado with an NP Board Certified in Family Practice. He has volunteered thousands of hours in ‘safety net clinics’ providing care to the poor, disadvantaged and uninsured. He has a particular interest in the treatment of diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease…but all patients are welcome. In his free time, Dan enjoys spending time with his family and listening to music.

Tina Tripp, N.P.

Born and raised in Pueblo, Colorado, Tina graduated from Colorado State University – Pueblo with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and an Associates degree in Psychology. She also received her Adult Gerontology Masters of Science in Nursing, Acute Care & Family Nurse Practitioner. Tina’s goals as a medical provider is to share her knowledge, educate the basics on prevention of disease, and treat current conditions by working with you to live your best life! She is the proud mom of two amazing sons; Mark and Gabriel, and is the daughter of Mike and Bj Tripp and Marie and Wayne Corwin. In her personal time, she enjoys nature, animals, and music of all genres.

Peggi Ryan, N.P.

Peggi Ryan attended undergraduate school at the University of Iowa, Iowa City and graduate school at the University of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri in 1997. Peggi enjoys practicing adult primary care and has joined AMS after moving to Colorado. Peggi enrolled in college to be a special education teacher but during her undergraduate studies, she had a sudden change of heart and began to climb the proverbial Mt. Everest with the goal of earning a master’s degree in nursing. She conquered the mountain with a 4.0 grade average and soon discovered a hidden passion within to bring hope, healing, and restoration to the suffering world. Peggi’s passion has taken her around the world, using her years of medical experience for mission trips to places like Puttur, India and Jamaica. In addition to those exotic travels, Peggi spent time developing and cultivating relationships with patients and often times entire families proving that love is the most powerful of all medicines. Peggi has two adult children.


Adult Medicine Specialists
314 West 16th St.
Corner of 16th and Grand


Adult Medicine Specialists
1225 North Grand Ave.
Corner of 13th and Grand