Fort Collins Doctors

Dr. Rand F. Compton
Dr. Compton is a graduate of Poudre High School and Colorado State University. He received his MD from The University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1991. Dr. Compton was an Internal Medicine Resident from 1991-1994 and a Gastroenterology Fellow from 1994-1997 at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. He is currently a member of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the Colorado Medical Society. He joined the Centers for Gastroenterology in 1999.


Dr. Thomas A. Dowgin
Dr. Dowgin sees patients at our Fort Collins and Greeley Offices. He attended Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania for his undergraduate degree. Dr. Dowgin received his medical degree from New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey in 1984. He finished his Internship at The National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda Maryland in 1985 and completed Internal Medicine Residency in 1988, and GI Fellowship in 1992, all at Bethesda. Dr Dowgin is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, as well as the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Dowgin was on active duty in the U.S. Navy from 1984-1995. Prior to leaving the Navy, Commander Dowgin was gastroenterology consultant to the Office of the Attending Physician at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.


Dr. Rebecca A. Dunphy
After studying for her undergraduate at Wellesley College, Dr. Dunphy received her medical degree from St Louis University School of Medicine in 1996. Dr. Dunphy completed an internship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Missouri in 1997 after which she completed her Residency and Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. She is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Dunphy was certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1999, and the American Board of Gastroenterology in 2002. She has been with The Centers for Gastroenterology since 2003.


Dr. Mark N. Durkan
Dr. Durkan graduated from the National University of Ireland, University College in Dublin in 1993. After an internship at Limerick Regional Hospital in Ireland, Dr. Durkan completed his residency at Saint Josephs Hospital, County Tipperary, Republic of Ireland. He completed his Medicine Residency at the Beth Israel Medical Center , NY between 1986 – 1990. He then completed a fellowship in GI/ Liver at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, 1990 – 2002. He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association as well as the American College of Gastroenterology. He has been certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology since November of 2003 and has been working with The Centers for Gastroenterology since 2002.


Dr. Rod R. Holland
After attending the University of Wyoming in Laramie for his undergraduate studies, Dr. Holland studied for his medical degree at Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska graduating in 1980. He then went on to complete his Internship at the University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, Vermont and his Fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. He joined the Centers for Gastroenterology in 1994.


Dr. Joseph X. Jenkins
Dr. Jenkins studied for his undergraduate as well as for his medical degree at Creighton University, Omaha Nebraska graduating in 1983. He finished his residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin in 1986. Dr. Jenkins then completed his fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center and Hines Veterans Administration Hospital, Chicago, Illinois in 1988. He is currently a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, and a member of the Colorado Medical Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endosopy and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Jenkins has been with the Centers for Gastroenterology since 1994.


Dr. Nicole Kershner
Dr. Kershner received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She attended Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia, graduating in 2008. Dr. Kershner then completed both her Internal Medicine Residency and Fellowship in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Kershner is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Kershner joined the practice in July, 2014.