Clinic Category: Workwell Locations
Meet Your Providers
Karen Larson, MD (Level II)
Dr. Karen Larson brings over 25 years of medical practice experience to Workwell’s newest clinic in Englewood, Colorado. She is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and completed her Residency at the Hermann-Memorial Southwest Family Practice Residency Program in Houston, Texas. Dr. Larson is Board Certified in Family Practice. In addition to running her own practice in Denver for 13 years, she has served as center medical director in a variety of other practice settings. Dr. Larson, with several years of occupational medicine experience, being a DOT certified medical examiner and AMA Level II accredited physician, is highly specialized in the administrative, legal and medical aspects of the Colorado workers’ compensation program. Personally, she enjoys spending time with her husband Mike, traveling to beach locations in the US and abroad, playing the harp, and planning her next Halloween costume!
Kaitlyn Steffy, PA-C, (Level I)
Kaitlyn is an NCCPA Board Certified Physician Assistant, licensed in Colorado who graduated with honors with a Master of Health Science in Physician Assistant Studies from South College in Knoxville Tennessee. With diverse practical experience in fields including Sports Medicine, Cardiology and Emergency Medicine, she is committed to current, evidence-based practice combined with excellent communication skills to advance patient understanding, trust, and compliance. Her approach is highly organized and proactive, with a team-oriented mentality. In her free time, Kaitlyn enjoys running, hiking, and snowboarding. She also travels the country to spend time with family.
Mike Rice, PT, DPT
With a passion for athletics, borne of a lifelong competitive swimming career, Mike Rice, PT, DPT pursued an MBA in business before changing his field of study to physical therapy. He received his DPT from the University of Miami in 2019. Drawn to occupational health due to a passion for functional-based treatment and return to work he has since pursued outpatient physical therapy comprising diverse orthopedic conditions. He enjoys connecting with his patients and helping them get back to doing what they love. Mike has completed training in functional dry needling and has also started a manual therapy program through MTI, where he hopes to one day achieve a fellowship in manual therapy. Since working as a physical therapist, Mike has reconnected with his love of open water swimming. In 2021 he set a new course record across the length of Lake Tahoe and will be swimming across the Catalina Channel later this summer. In addition to swimming, Mike loves hiking and spending time with his wife and two boys Ben and Matthew.
Jerimie Rothwell, MT
A former Active Duty Air Transportation Specialist for seven years, Jerimie completed tours of Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia and North Africa, before deciding to pursue a career in massage therapy. He obtained his degree from the Pensacola School of Massage Therapy with honors in 2017 and has now been practicing in Colorado for nearly five years. His approach to patient care is getting as much information from his patients as he can to learn how daily function affects daily life. From there he is able to create a massage treatment plan that not only supports recovery from injury, but also helps keep day to day pain from getting unmanageable. His personal interests include golfing as much as possible in the summer months and dreaming of golfing in the winter!
Rip Mobus, DC
Dr. Richard “Rip” Mobus is a 1990 graduate of Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Oregon, where he studied an evidence-based approach to manipulative medicine. Dr. Mobus has worked in an integrated setting with medical providers in occupational medicine while serving on various committees with the Colorado Division of Workers Comp and partnering with the Medical Task Force that revised neck and lower back medical treatment guidelines. He was also a course instructor for the Division of Work Comp Level 1 re-accreditation program for nine years. In his spare time, he also performs Independent Medical Exams and record reviews. Outside the workplace, Dr. Mobus competes in road cycling, having started his own team in 2016.
Maurene Flory, Ph.D., LPC
Maurene Flory has been practicing psychotherapy internationally and along the Colorado Front Range in hospital and primary care settings for the past 15 years. She holds a Doctorate of Philosophy and Master of Arts from the University of Colorado and a Master of Arts in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology from Naropa University. Maurene supports all of the Workwell clinics, helping patients to restore and resume quality of life after suffering injuries sustained in the workplace.
Leslee Hecht, LCSW
Leslee has been a practicing social worker in Maryland and Colorado since 1992. After completing her Master’s in Social Work at the University of Maryland, she has worked in diverse settings, beginning with a long career in international and domestic adoption practice, as well as post adoption/search/reunion work. Shifting her focus to medical social work, she has practiced in the areas of hospice and eldercare/PACE programs, hospital case management, and as a community mental health counselor. She looks forward to meeting and consulting with Workwell clients to help them navigate the road toward physical recovery and peace of mind.
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