A member of our primary care team, Dr. Makens is board eligible in family medicine, with expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of health conditions for patients throughout their lifetime. His areas of focus include women’s health, pediatric care, chronic disease management, and routine checkups to promote wellness. Originally from Fort Lupton, a farming town in Colorado, Dr. Makens received his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and served as a combat medic in Iraq as part of the Texas Army National Guard. He earned his medical doctorate from St. George’s University School of Medicine, accomplishing his clinical training at Cincinnati Jewish Hospital. His family medicine residency was completed at Minot’s Center for Family Medicine, a program of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Makens is a member of the American Board of Family Medicine.
Your first resource for healthcare, primary care is a medical specialty that provides comprehensive care, including disease prevention and screenings, diagnosis and treatment of many types of illness, lifestyle counseling and coordination with other healthcare specialties.