Colorado Preventive Medicine - Dr. Abrams

About Us










Dr. Richard Abrams has practiced Internal Medicine in Denver, Colorado for over 30 years and has been listed in Best Doctors in America since 1995. Dr. Abrams’ interest in preventive health led him to found the Colorado Preventive Medicine in 2006. Since that time, several hundred busy, health-conscious, people have participated in the program.

Dr. Abrams also serves on the clinical faculty at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He has written and edited 5 medical books and numerous articles. His book, Will It Hurt the Baby, was featured on the NBC Today Show, ABC Good Morning America, and CBS This Morning.



Dr. Aria Mohtadi comes to CPM after working for 18 months as a hospital medicine physician at Rose Medical Center. He graduated from Rush Medical College in Chicago and later completed internal medicine residency at Rush University Medical Center. Prior to medical school, he worked as investment banker and completed his business administration degree at the University of Michigan in 2003.

During his residency, Dr. Mohtadi noticed that many medical problems can often be reversed with intensive lifestyle changes. For this reason, he has chosen to focus on preventive medicine to maximize his patients’ health with particular interests in diet, exercise, sleep, and stress reduction as cornerstones to health. In his free time, he enjoys watching Michigan football, world travel, and scuba diving.


Dr. Sara Diaz has been a practicing family physician since 2011, she is double board certified in both Family Medicine and Integrative Medicine.  She is originally from Indianapolis, obtaining her undergraduate degree from Indiana University and then her medical degree at Des Moines University in Iowa.  She completed her family medicine residency at St. Joseph’s hospital in Denver.  The beginning of her career was spent practicing outpatient women’s health before transitioning to academic family medicine.  She has been on faculty at residency programs in both Indiana and Colorado, most recently serving as adjunct faculty and fellowship director of Integrative Medicine at St. Anthony North.  She specifically enjoys the areas of women’s health, perimenopausal care, and preventive/lifestyle medicine.  She values ongoing authentic relationships with her patients, and enjoys partnering to develop the best personalized strategy for health and well-being.  Her free time is spent with her two young children and husband, playing music, cooking, and travelling.


Ashley Moriarty joined Colorado Preventive Medicine as the Director in January 2006 and was instrumental in the start up of the practice with Dr. Abrams. She combines her education with her past managerial experience in the medical industry to effectively coordinate all employee and business operations.

Ashley has a Bachelors degree in Healthcare Management from Southern Illinois University and has over 20 years of medical experience including managing a state-of-the art, 23 physician, Cardiology practice for 3 years prior to joining the Colorado Preventive Medicine.



Alana Lucero, MA joined Colorado Preventive Medicine in March 2014 and has been in the medical field for over ten years. She graduated from Concorde College and works as a Medical Assistant.  She has background in many aspects of medical from Infertility to Neurosurgery.  Alana will be completing all patient phlebotomy and health testing.  Alana is a native of Colorado and enjoys outdoor activities with her family.




Casey Kovarik joined Colorado Preventive Medicine in September 2021 as the Front Office Manager.

Casey recently moved to Denver from Chicago, IL with her husband Jared and two dogs to explore nature.  She come with years of medical office experience and a Bachelors’ of Science in Healthcare Management from Southern Illinois University.



Rodica Ninguin joined Colorado Preventive Medicine in May 2023 as the Front Office Coordinator.

Rodica was born in West Africa Benin and has lived in Colorado since moving to the United States in 2009.  She graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Ethnic Studies.   Prior to joining our team she had experience at Denver Health as an Enrollment Specialist.


Colorado Preventive Medicine - Dr. Abrams