Cancer Genetic Counseling Team

About RMCC

As genetic counselors, we believe in the power of human connections to help you and your family derive personal meaning from genetic cancer risk assessments and genetic counseling. It is our mission to help you be proactive about your health and thrive.

Shrutika Yeola, MMSc, CGC, Genetic Counselor Manager

Shrutika Yeola, MMSc, CGC

Degrees: B.A., Rutgers University-New Brunswick, NJ; M.S., Emory University – Atlanta, GA; C.G.C., Certified Genetic ​Counselor

Locations: Boulder and Thornton

Patient Care Philosophy: I am passionate about creating an environment where my patients feel informed and empowered to make difficult decisions about their care as it relates to genetics and genetic testing. I strive to be an advocate and provide compassionate and equitable care for all individuals and their families.

Joshua Keyes, MS, CGC

Joshua Keyes, MS, CGC

Degrees: B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder; M.S., Stanford University, C.G.C., Certified Genetic Counselor

Locations: Boulder and Longmont

Patient Care Philosophy: My philosophy as a member of the patient’s medical team is to assist and support the patient and their family in understanding and navigating the complex world of cancer genetics. In doing so, I strive to humble myself to the patient and work to facilitate and empower emotional and medical decision-making for their health and the health of their family.

Ana Sarmiento, MS, CGC

Ana Sarmiento, MS, CGC

Degrees: B.A., SUNY Purchase College; M.S., Brandeis University, C.G.C., Certified Genetic Counselor

Location: Aurora

Patient Care Philosophy: As a native Spanish-speaker, my philosophy is to provide compassionate and quality care to all my patients, especially to those who encounter language barriers in the healthcare system. My goal is to leave patients informed, validated, and empowered.

Como Latina y Hispanohablante, mi filosofía es proporcionar servicios compasivos y de calidad a todos mis pacientes, especialmente aquellos que encuentran barreras de idioma en el sistema de salud. Mi meta es dejar a los pacientes informados, validados y empoderados.

Angelica Starnes, MS, CGC

Angelica Starnes, MS, CGC

Degrees: B.S., Texas A&M University; M.S., MD Anderson Cancer Centers UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, C.G.C., Certified Genetic Counselor

Location: Colorado Springs

Patient Care Philosophy: I find fulfillment in connecting with patients and helping them and their families to manage the medical and psychological ramifications of hereditary cancer. I strive to empower every patient to understand their genetic risk for cancer and walk with them through the decision-making process before and after genetic testing. I am excited to help serve the patients of Colorado Springs and the surrounding area.

Jess Taylor, MS, Senior Data Coordinator

Jess Taylor

Degrees: B.A, Wartburg College, Waverly, IA; M.S., University of Northern Colorado, Greeley

Patient Care Philosophy: I prepare each patient’s family history information in a thorough and timely manner for all genetic counseling appointments. My goal is to provide excellent customer service to all patients and the genetic counseling team members I support.

Lindsay Kendall, BS, Senior Data Coordinator

Lindsay Kendall

Degrees: B.S., University of Alabama

Patient Care Philosophy: I strive to deliver the most enjoyable and efficient experience for patients and genetic counseling team members. I believe that streamlining the flow of necessary information allows patients and genetic counselors to make the most of their time together.

Taylor Reyes, Admin Assistant

Taylor Reyes

Patient Care Philosophy: I pride myself on my patient care and how I treat them. My goal is to provide each patient with the customer service and respect that they deserve. Everyone’s time with us is important, genetic counselor and patient, and everyone involved should have the necessary information needed for the best visit possible.

Sara Robinson, M.D., Medical Oncologist, Medical Director

Sara Robinson

Degrees: M.D., The University of Texas Medical School at Houston; Residency, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver

Patient Care Philosophy: My philosophy on the treatment of cancer is patient-centered. I believe in taking a holistic approach to each patient integrating new data-driven therapies, clinical trials, and wellness through emotional, physical, and mental supportive care. I consider myself a patient advocate and try to be readily available. I pledge to fight this fight we call cancer.