Meet Our Doctor & Office Staff
Our Physician – Dr. Lisa A. Perryman, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Dr. Perryman holds board certification in colon & rectal surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FASC) and the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (FASCRS).
She completed a fellowship in colon & rectal surgery at the Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, and performed a seven-year general surgery residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dr. Perryman earned her Doctor of Medicine degree as well as a Master of Science degree in Pathology from the Chicago Medical School in Chicago, Illinois.
Bonny, Practice Manager
Bonny joined Dr. Perryman’s practice in 2016, and has extensive experience in the medical practice field.
After graduating from Purdue University, she pursued a business career and later transitioned into healthcare.
She is President of Colo. Medical Group Management Association (CMGMA), a member of the American Medical Billing Association, and is a Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE), and Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist (CMRS). She chaired Centura Colorado Health Neighborhoods’ Value & Vision Committee, and serves on the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) national Publications Advisory group, and the American Cancer Society Colon and Rectal Cancer Task Force. Bonny is an active advocate of the practice’s quality, patient-centered approach to healthcare.
Bonny is the primary contact in Dr. Perryman’s office regarding billing and insurance questions.
Her special interests include cooking, gardening, hiking through the Sonoran Desert, and historic preservation.
Nicole, Front Office Administrator
Nicole has been with Dr. Perryman’s practice since 2013. Prior to joining Colorado Colon & Rectal Specialists, she gained extensive medical office experience while working in healthcare clinics, including physical therapy.
Nicole majored in psychology at Colorado State University, and participates in continuing education studies including anatomy and physiology. She has a calm, gracious personality, which is welcoming to patients visiting Dr. Perryman’s office.
Nicole’s role within the office consists of front office administration, including colonoscopy and appointment scheduling, insurance verification, as well as some clinical assisting. In her free time she enjoys baking, volunteering at the Denver Zoo, and traveling through the English countryside with her husband.
Nikki Johnson, Medical Office Assistant
Nikki’s role at Colorado Colon & Rectal Specialists focuses on front office activities including referrals, scheduling, and special projects. Before joining our team, Nikki gained her medical office experience while working in a busy OB/GYN office in Denver. Prior to healthcare, she was in hospitality and commercial real estate in marketing and management roles. Nikki is very much a people-person who enjoys ensuring patients have a positive experience.
Born and raised in Massachusetts, she attended Northeastern University majoring in marketing, and graduated magna cum laude from Central Connecticut State University with a degree in psychology. Her family owned La Scala Restaurant, where Cape Cod’s best Italian cuisine was served for over twenty years.
She is a mom of two young, very active boys. She loves to travel and camp with her family, prefers the beach over snow, and also appreciates just relaxing at home.
Valerie Caouette, Medical Assistant
At Colorado Colon & Rectal Specialists, Valerie assists Dr. Perryman with patient assessments, surgery scheduling, phone triage, and in-office procedures. She has a compassionate personality, and offers patients a kind, gentle smile.
Valerie is a Certified Medical Assistant with plans to pursue studies in nutrition. Prior to joining Dr. Perryman’s office, she helped open and assisted at a surgery center before transferring to a fast-paced primary care practice. Her interest in medicine began at home with her mother, a pediatric nurse.
She is a Colorado native who calls the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington state her second home. Her favorite color is seafoam green. Her favorite hobby is discovering the benefits of essential oils. She enjoys cooking, white water tubing, and watching a good Netflix show with Rhea, her beloved chihuahua-terrier.