Dan Amici, PA-C
Dan Amici grew up in a Long Valley, New Jersey. His interest in medicine started at a young age. When he was in high school, he became a certified Emergency Medical Tech (EMT) and volunteered on the first aid squad. Through discussions with his own primary care Physician Assistant, he learned about the profession. He was excited to find out about all of the medicine he would be able to practice, while at the same time forming a connection with his patients and knew that the PA profession was for him. Dan went to school at The Rochester Institute of Technology where he received both his undergraduate degree and graduate, Physician Assistant, degree. Following school, he completed a surgical fellowship at Rochester General Hospital. Dan’s favorite thing about working in urology is that he feels he can truly help patients and provide significant life-changing results whether he is treating someone older with prostate cancer or younger with fertility problems. There is always a wide variety of medicine in the urology field. At Urology Associates, Dan enjoys that all staff members take a special interest in each patient and take the time to get to know them and listen to their story. When he is not working, Dan loves to go on weekend ski trips, camping trips, hikes, or anything that gets him out into the sunshine. He likes to stay active, but he also enjoys relaxing and long movie marathons with friends or family.
Ali Cohen, PA-C
Ali Cohen grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. She loved learning about medicine and decided that she wanted to become a PA. Ali attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, IL and following school she worked in the hospital Emergency Room for majority of her career. She also spent some time working as a PA in Urgent Care prior to coming to Urology Associates to work in Urology. She enjoys the specialized field of Urology and, also likes the variety of conditions that she can treat that give her the ability to improve a patient’s quality of daily life. Ali likes working up/diagnosing and providing treatment plans, as well as being a resource to provide patients with an understanding of their medical diagnosis in terms they can relate to and understand.
When Ali is not working, she enjoys the outdoor lifestyle that Colorado offers – skiing, camping, weekend trips to mountains. She also enjoys traveling to visit friends, family, and new countries, taking in comedy shows, concerts/live music and spending time with her family in Denver, especially her new nephew!
Chris Douglas, PA-C
Chris originally hails from the coastal New England city of Newport, Rhode Island. After graduating from Northeastern University in 2004, he moved to Colorado where he became enamored with the state’s beauty, people, and culture. Spending a number of years in emergency medicine, Chris moved back east to advance his medical training, graduating from Drexel University’s Physician Assistant Program. Chris comes to Urology Associates with a background in family medicine. His focus in health care is centered around patient collaboration and education. He believes that a strong relationship between patient and provider is key to improving both individual health as well as the welfare of the community. Outside of the clinic you’ll find Chris spending time with his wife, traveling, cycling, hiking, and enjoying the great Colorado outdoors.
Jakob Graff, PA-C
Jakob joined Urology Associates in August of 2016 and works alongside Dr. Bell. He attended undergraduate and graduate school in New York, then graduated summa cum laude from Rochester Institute of Technology’s Physician Assistant Program. He is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Jakob is excited to be working in urology and strives to provide excellent care and personal commitment to all patients. He looks forward to a rewarding career with a group of dedicated and talented peers.
Jakob is new to Colorado and has been enjoying the everlasting sunshine. In his free time, he can be found outdoors hiking, snowboarding or playing disc golf.
Kristie Kokeny, PA-C
Kristie grew up in Buffalo, New York. She received her undergraduate degree in Integrative Physiology from CU Boulder, followed by a Masters degree in Biomedical Science from CSU, and a Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Pace University in lower Manhattan. Once finished with undergraduate school, Kristie worked as a chemist. Following that, she decided to go on to become a Physician Assistant because she wanted to work more closely with others and be part of a field where she felt like her work was making a bigger difference. She feels that she has found her calling as a PA. She finds it rewarding to be able to help patients both physically and emotionally and likes that she can help enhance their quality of life. She takes a special interest in urologic oncology as during her training worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in NYC. Kristie puts patient care as her top priority in her work. The patients are the sole reason she continues to love her work each day. In her free time, she tries to enjoy all the beauty Colorado has to offer. She likes to run, ski, hike, practice yoga, and loves traveling throughout the country and around the world.
Anna Willis, PA-C
Anna joined Urology Associates in 2014 and works exclusively with Dr. Edward Eigner. She received her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and after working as a nutrition counselor for several years she decided to return to school to pursue a career as a physician assistant. Anna graduated from the Child Health Care/Physician Assistant program at University of Colorado in 2012. She is board certified and is currently a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Urological Association. Anna began working in urology soon after graduation and thoroughly enjoys this field of medicine. She strives to be an advocate for our patients and their healthcare. Anna believes in the importance of providing education and is diligent in answering the questions of our patients. Although Anna is originally from Montana, she feels that Colorado is now home. She loves the mountains and spending time in the beautiful outdoors with her family, friends and two black labs. She and her husband welcomed their daughter from China in 2013 and are thankful everyday for the increased joy she has brought into their lives.