6600 East 2nd Street
Casper, Wyoming 82609
Dr. Tom Kopitnik was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. His medical degree was obtained from the University of West Virginia in Morgantown, West Virginia.
Dr. Kopitnik’s surgical internship and residency in Neurological Surgery were completed at the University of West Virginia. Dr. Kopitnik is board certified in Neurological Surgery.
Dr. Kopitnik served as a full professor and the director of the Cerebrovascular Surgery section for the department of Neurosurgery at the University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He has surgically treated over 1200 intracranial aneurysms and 300 arterio-venous malformations, and has performed over 100 cranial blood vessel by-pass procedures. Dr. Kopitnik holds patents on many of the specialty surgical instruments and the clips used for treating aneurysms, and is a frequent lecturer and guest speaker at medical conferences around the world. Other surgical interests include the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and peripheral nerve lesions, as well as complex spinal instrumentation. He joined Central Wyoming Neurosurgery in 2004.
He enjoys outdoor activities, including boating, cycling, and target-shooting; he is an excellent marksman with both a pistol and rifle.
Eric B. Schubert, MDNeurological Surgeon
Dr. Eric Schubert was born in Manhassett, New York and grew up on Long Island. After graduating high school he attended Virginia Tech where he received his college degree in Chemical Engineering. Changing career paths he moved to Virginia and studied for his medical degree at the Medical College there. He then completed a six year Neurosurgery residency at Bowman Gray University/Baptist Medical Center. He was in practice first in Virginia and then at the Billings Clinic in Montana.
Dr. Schubert, along with his wife and two children, relocated to Casper at the end of 2011. Enjoying the outdoors of Wyoming, the family camps, skis, hikes, and participating in most other outdoor activities. He daughter, Kaitlyn, owns and cares for her horse. She enjoys riding and jumping and has competed in numerous events. Son, Collin, rides dirt bike and plays hockey on the local recreation center league.
Compassion and caring comes easily for Dr. Schubert. Father of a family of animal lovers and advocates for rescue animals, this family enjoy 5 cats and a new puppy. Among the 5 cats is one rescued here at the clinic on a recent frozen winter’s evening.
In his spare time the doctor enjoys plinking and target shooting. Earning a Class B driver’s license (one of the most difficult licenses to obtain) he can drive the big equipment; he would eventually like to get a Class A driver’s license.
Compassion, caring, and excellence in all aspects of patient care. Dr. Schubert we’re happy you joined the MVC team!
Todd Hammond, MD
Dr. Todd Hammond was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He attended California State University-Fresno, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. His medical degree was granted from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska.
Dr. Hammond completed his residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Hammond is board certified in Anesthesiology, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine (ABPM).
Dr. Hammond has received extensive specialized training in pain management and performs a complete array of interventional pain management procedures for Central Wyoming Neurosurgery and other referring physicians.
He enjoys coaching his children’s baseball and soccer teams, as well as skiing, cycling, and playing golf.
Dr. Peter Bergquist is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon coming to MVRH from Norfolk, Nebraska. He is been a member of the American Osteopathic Association since 1998. Dr. Bergquist also specializes in Sports Medicine.
University of Arizona
Residency St. James Medical Center
Level 1 Trauma / General / Sports Medicine
Olympia Fields, IL
Level 1 Trauma / General
University of Chicago
Pediatric Surgery and Total Joint Reconstruction
Downers Grove, IL
Razi Saydjari, MD
Mountain View Clinic is very pleased to have Dr. Razi Saydjari as General Surgeon. Born in Syria, Razi came to the US when he was 3 years old and is a naturalized citizen of the US.
After graduating from Baylor University in 1975, he attended Texas A&M University for a non-degree military training program in meteorology, graduating in 1976. He then attended The University of Texas, Medical Branch – Galveston, graduating in 1983. While serving in the US Air Force, Razi received medal honors.
Prior to coming to Mountain View Clinic to practice, he was in private practice in Skowhegan, Maine for 17 years.
He is an avid musician and a published author, although he believes most copies were purchased by sympathetic family members. He enjoys fishing and hiking, and with his enjoyment of meteorology has been a typhoon chaser.
Razi and his wife Cheryl, a retired RN, have 2 grown children. Son Greg attends the University of Wyoming, majoring in criminal justice and plans a career in the military. Daughter Zara will graduate from the University of Michigan in 2011 with a major in Spanish; she plans to apply to medical school and also plans to serve in the military. Rounding out this family is dog Jackson, a Jack Russell terrier.