North Springs Surgical Associates, P.C.

Surgeons

Michael J. McCann, M.D., F.A.C.S.

After attending high school in El Paso, Texas, Dr. McCann received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Rice University in Houston, Texas. He graduated from medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He served his general surgery residency at Truman Medical Center University of Missouri in Kansas City, Missouri where he was chief resident in 1990-91.

Dr. McCann started this practice in 1991 and has practiced in Colorado Springs ever since. His professional interests include laparascopic colon and gallbladder surgery, hernia repair, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, as well as breast surgery. He has completed additional training in laparascopic colon, hernia, and minimally invasive thyroid and parathyroid surgery.

Dr. McCann is an active member of numerous surgical professional societies regionally and nationally including the American College of Surgeons. He serves on many hospital committees including serving as Chief of Surgery. He is a Clinical Instructor for the University of Colorado School of Medicine.  He is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. McCann and his wife have two teenage children. He and his family enjoy skiing, biking, running, tennis, and camping.
 

  Peter W. Zimmer, M.D., F.A.C.S. 
 

Dr. Zimmer was born and raised in Colorado Springs and graduated from Air Academy High School in 1985. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Creighton University in Omaha and returned to Denver for medical school, graduating from the University of Colorado with honors in 1993. He then completed a five year general surgery residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle where he was chief resident from 1997-98. Dr. Zimmer then served as a general surgeon in the United States Air Force with tours in Cheyenne, Wyoming and Montgomery, Alabama.

Dr. Zimmer then returned to his hometown in 2002 and has been a busy surgeon in this practice ever since. He is an active member of numerous surgical professional societies, is certified by the American Board of Surgery, and has had several articles published in professional journals as recently as 2010. He is a Clinical Instructor for the University of Colorado School of Medicine.  He has completed additional training in advanced hernia repair, laparoscopic colon surgery, and advanced hemorrhoid surgery (PPH).  He has also completed training in robotic surgery and is able to offer appropriate patients single-site cholecystectomy and other robotic procedures.  Professional interests include hernia repair, laparoscopic colon and gallbladder surgery, and thyroid/parathyroid surgery.


Dr. Zimmer is married and has four children. He and his wife are fortunate to have their parents and extended family in Colorado and are active in their local church. He and his family enjoy skiing, camping and playing soccer.

William G. Lechuga Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S.


Dr. Lechuga was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree  in Biology and Biochemistry from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado. He attended medical school at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, Colorado. After medical school, he completed his general surgery residency at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado where he was chief resident in 2004-2005. Upon completing residency he served as LCDR in the United States Navy at Naval Hospital Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida where he was Department Head of General Surgery and Endoscopy from 2005-2009. In 2009, he separated from Active Duty and returned to Colorado to be near family.

Dr. Lechuga is an active member of the American College of Surgeons and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. He is the current Trauma Medical Director at St. Francis Medical Center and is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is a Clinical Instructor for the University Of Colorado School of MedicineHe has received extensive additional training in laparoscopic surgical techniques. His interests include laparascopic colon and gallbladder surgery , open and laparoscopic hernia repair, parathyroid and thyroid surgery, anorectal disorders including PPH hemorrhoid surgery, and breast surgery.  He has also completed training in robotic surgery and is able to offer appropriate patients single-site cholecystectomy, hernia repair, and other robotic procedures.  

Dr. Lechuga and his wife have two children. They enjoy spending time with family and outdoor activities including hiking, camping, and fishing.

 

 














        
                       
           
           

Scott W. Mattsson, M.D.

Dr. Mattsson was born and raised in Ogden, Utah.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.  He worked at the University of Utah Andrology Laboratory in Salt Lake City, Utah prior to starting medical school.  He subsequently attended medical school at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah.  After medical school he completed a general surgery internship at University Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.  He went on to complete a general surgery residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania where he was chief resident from 2013 to 2014.  He was certified in Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) during his training.  He is a Clinical Instructor for the University of Colorado School of Medicine.  

Dr. Mattsson’s interests include minimally invasive surgery using laparoscopic techniques, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, breast surgery, gallbladder surgery, small bowel and colon surgery, hernia repair, anorectal procedures, and trauma.  

 

Dr. Mattsson and his wife have two children and two dogs.  They are active in their local church.  They enjoy many of the outdoor activities Colorado Springs has to offer including hiking, skiing, camping, and running.


Daniela Botolin, M.D.

Dr. Botolin was born an raised in Chisinau, Moldova.  She received her medical degree from State Medical & Pharmaceutical University "Nicolae Testemitanu", Chisinau, Moldova in 2000.  Upon moving to the United States, she did a postdoctoral fellowship  at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, where she studied fatty acid metabolism in relation to diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Afterwards, she joined the division of cardiology at the University of Colorado in Denver and studied molecular mechanisms of heart failure.

She completed a general surgery internship at the University of Colorado in 2012, followed by residency in general surgery at George Washington University in Washington, DC. During her residency, she received the prestigious AOA membership award and presented clinical research at multiple conferences, including at the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Botolin's clinical interests include gallbladder surgery, breast surgery, abdominal wall reconstruction, complex hernia repair, thyroid and parathyroid surgeries, and colorectal procedures.

Dr. Botolin and her husband have a son in college. She loves outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, and running. She is a great cook and enjoys playing piano. She is also fluent in Romanian and Russian.

She is looking forward to spending the next part of her life in beautiful Colorado, dedicated to excellent patient care.
 


























































































North Springs Surgical Associates 
accepts most major insurance plans.

North Springs Surgical Associates, P.C.
6071 E. Woodmen Rd, Ste. 340
Colorado Springs, CO 80923
Tel (719) 591-8100
Fax (719) 591-8101

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