Our Nurse Practitioner

Our Physicians 

Chest Medicine was Established in 2002, by Dr. Jeffrey M. Dorf

Who is Chest Medicine of New Mexico?

Jennifer Vergeer,
AG-ACNP-BC

15 years of Critical Care experience.
Position: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.


Before joining Chest Medicine of New Mexico as a Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Jennifer worked as a registered nurse in the Intensive Care Unit for 7 years and prior to that as a Registered Respiratory Therapist in the Acute Care and Long Term Care settings.

She currently assists Dr. Dorf and Dr. Hicks, seeing patient's in the clinic and hospital settings.

Our Amazing Staff


Office Manager:

Brenda Inglesias

Respiratory Therapists:

Sharon

Daniel

Jacklyn

Desiree

Front Desk:

Carni

Medical Assistant:​

Karen

Cory Hicks, m.d.

8+ years of Pulmonary Critical Care Experience

Partner Physician of Chest Medicine of New Mexico.


Dr. Hicks joined Chest Medicine of New Mexico three years ago, bringing with him an abundance of experience in pulmonary care.


Dr. Hicks currently see's patients in the Pulmonary clinic setting, as well as, offering Critical Care Consulting services to the local Albuquerque, NM hospitals.


​Dr. Hicks is currently one of the only Pulmonologist in the Albuquerque area offering and performingEndobronchial Ultrasounds (EBUS).

Jeffrey M. Dorf, M.d., Fccp

25+ years of Pulmonary and Critical Care Experience

Partner Physician of Chest Medicine of New Mexico.


Dr. Dorf established Chest Medicine of New Mexico in 2002. He currently see's patient in the Pulmonary clinic, as well as, offering Critical Care Consulting services to the local Albuquerque, NM hospitals.


As a driving force in Pulmonary medicine, Dr. Dorf likes to stay up-to-date with new and upcoming pulmonary medicine. He is currently involved in several local Pulmonary research studies.


​For Qualifying patients, Dr. Dorf is currently offering and performing Bronchial Thermoplasty.