Meet Erick Ireland

Erick Ireland, Physician Assistant, is part of the care team at Cortez Integrated Healthcare in Cortez.

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Cortez Integrated Healthcare, Axis clinic
Cortez Integrated Healthcare
691 East Empire St., Cortez, CO 81321

About Erick Ireland, PA-C

Erick has a special interest in family medicine, orthopedics and behavioral health. He is a graduate of the Red Rocks Community College PA Program, and obtained his MMS at
St. Francis University in Laretto, Pennsylvania.

Erick believes many of the most common medical issues can be treated through diet, exercise and behavioral modifications.

Erick lives in rural Montezuma County with his wife. When notin the clinic, he can usually be found recreating in the backcountry of Southwest Colorado.

Patient Enrollment / Paperwork

To save time at your first appointment, you can fill out a Patient Enrollment Packet. Click here. You can also ask for a print copy when you're at the clinic. 

What is integrated healthcare?

Choosing the right healthcare can feel like a puzzle. We’ll help you put the pieces together. Axis Health System healthcare is delivered by a care team, working with you to take an active role in your health and well-being. Depending on the clinic you choose, the professionals on your care team will vary, but all of our clinics provide a wide variety of care and support to help you get well and stay well.

Primary Healthcare

We offer care across all life stages, including wellness visits, family healthcare, immunizations and management of chronic illness.

Oral Healthcare

We work closely with Montezuma Public Health Department's Smile Makers Dental Clinic to provide oral healthcare referrals or we can refer you to the Axis Health System Oral Health Clinic in Durango if you prefer. 

Behavioral Healthcare

We offer a range of behavioral healthcare options, including counseling, substance-use treatment, psychiatric evaluation and medication management.

Additional Supports

We can help with insurance enrollment, nutrition counseling and diabetes education. Our team coordinates transportation, housing, food, getting back to work, and other basic needs.

Payment Options

We welcome new patients, and offer a variety of payment options. Medicare, Medicaid, CHP+ and most insurances are accepted, and a sliding-fee scale is available for those who qualify. Learn more on our Billing & Insurance page. 
Call today to make an appointment with Erick Ireland, 970.565.7946

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Axis Health System will make a meaningful difference in the health of Southwest Colorado residents by integrating all aspects of healthcare and treating the whole person.