About Our Practice
The Medical Alternative
Pikes Peak Integrative Medicine (PPIM), is a full-service medical care office that offers not only conventional Western Medicine approaches to diagnosis and treatment, but also proven alternative medicine approaches as well. Our patients will enjoy individualized treatment plans for their medical needs, with a Holistic view of our patients’ Psychobiotype. We focus on our patients’ pursuit of Wellness, and their motivations for maintenance of optimal physical, emotional, and even spiritual well-being.
Dr. William Denam
William Denam, DO is a Board Certified Emergency Physician, and career-long member in good standing of the American Osteopathic Association and American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians. He resides in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Recently retired from Emergency Medicine, Dr. Denam practiced for 35 years in his specialty, providing urgent and emergency care in multiple and varied settings in Colorado, Texas and Michigan. His practice allowed him to care for all age groups, from newborns to end of life. He has practiced in small community hospitals and large trauma centers. He has acquired extensive experience in the management of all manner of medical conditions, from minor medical problems to major trauma and critical care.
Dr. Denam was awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Nutrition from Michigan State University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He went on to Medical School at Michigan State University, graduating near the top of his class.
In the last few years prior to retirement from emergency medicine, Dr. Denam developed an interest in the integration of other medical disciplines in his approach to medical care and maintenance of optimum health. In addition to his extensive background in conventional western medicine, Dr. Denam has received training in, and is able to offer such modalities as Medical Acupuncture, Structural Manual Manipulation, Restorative and Clinical Nutrition services, and others. He has embraced the developing philosophy that his patients deserve consideration of ALL possible means for restoring and maintaining their physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual health. To this end, he has undertaken the establishment of a truly innovative and comprehensive practice model.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Susan Rissman has been licensed and practicing massage therapy in Colorado Springs since 1988. Her experience includes working with acupuncturists, naturopathic physicians, therapeutic and spa settings.
The cornerstone of Susan’s work has always been the connection that she makes with clients while utilizing methods of either deep tissue, relaxation, stress reduction or rehabilitation.
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
I have had the amazing opportunity to be trained in the United States Air Force as a medic. I took that detailed training to be a medical assistant. I have traveled the world and experienced many amazing adventures. I have worked with Plastic Surgeons, Facial Plastic Surgeons, Cosmetic & Laser physicians.
Being able to use those skills to enhance an Integrative Medicine office is a dream come true for me.