Meet Our Staff

Sundial Medical Center Staff

Kris Garcia

Office Manager

Kris has been with Dr. Mellman for 5 years at the front desk and as a Medical Assistant and is excited to be the new office manager for Sundial Medical Center. Kris majored in history and received her B A at Texas A&M. Kris worked in Early Childhood before joining Dr. Mellman’s team. Kris loves to be with her husband and three girls cooking or exploring. As office manager, Kris will be available to answer any of your concerns or questions about the practice and help to navigate your medical care experience.

Nancy Bader

Patient Liaison

Nancy holds a BS in Sociology/Social Work from the University of Wisconsin and an MA in Mass Communications from University of Denver where she was a member of the adjunct faculty. Her background as a professional communications consultant and investigative journalist specializing in health, politics, and culture facilitates her role as Patient Liaison. Nancy has been with Dr. Mellman since 2016 and is passionate about the role of patient-doctor communication in providing excellent healthcare. She especially loves direct patient contact whether fielding queries, making arrangements for specialist care, or scheduling appointments.

Natalie Buckmelter


Natalie has a BS in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Colorado and a teaching certificate in k-12 from the state of Colorado. She is a Colorado native who has traveled the world but is always happy to return to her home. She loves meeting new people and spending time with her husband and four children.