Welcome to Southwest Medical Group, Elm Street

We provide primary care for the whole family. We also practice osteopathic manipulation, immunizations, well women’s care, pediatric medicine and more.


New Patients

If you’re a new patient click the links below to download the appropriate form. Print it and fill out the forms and deliver them to our New Patient Coordinator at 20 South Market Street in Cortez or to the clinic where your appointment is scheduled. Please note that all paperwork is due one week prior to your scheduled appointment.

Thank you, and we welcome the opportunity to meet your healthcare needs. In the meantime, feel free to reach out to our New Patient Coordinator (970-516-1616)!

jeni lovett

Jeni Lovett, CNP

Jeni Lovett, certified Nurse Practitioner

Jeni has been a nurse for over 10 years and has her Masters of Science in Nursing. She is originally from Montana and much of her family resides in Wyoming. She recently married a lifelong Cortez resident and plans to spend the rest of her life caring for the people of Montezuma County. Jeni, her husband, and family members are large supporters of healthcare and especially thFour Corners Child Advocacy Center . Jeni has been a flight nurse, ER nurse, house supervisor and through her experience has learned how much she loves whole patient care- finding the root of the problem and taking a holistic approach.
Jeni loves all things outside- horses, hunting, fishing, and camping. She has 2 blue heelers that she loves as much as her husband. Jeni has a special passion for pediatrics and women’s health as well.
Please join us in welcoming her to the outpatient side of our organization! Jeni is currently caring for our patients at 33 N. Elm Street in Cortez. To establish care, call 970-516-1616 or visit new patient information. Jeni will be moving into the new medical office building in late spring.


Steven E. Vlach, MD

Steven E. Vlach, MD

Southwest Medical Group, Elm Street
Family Medicine

33 Elm Street
Cortez, CO

Medical School: Creighton University, 1986
Residency: Medical Center-St. Lukes Hospital, Sioux City, IA, 1989

Dr. Kelly Busby

Kelly Busby, DO

Southwest Medical Group, Elm Street
Family Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulation

33 Elm Street,
Cortez CO

Medical School: Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Eastern Maine Medical Center Family Practice
Fellowship in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Eastern Maine Medical Center