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The Summit Team 


Our Providers


Dr. Mitchell Duckworth


Founder of Summit Anesthesia 

  • Undergraduate - University of Utah 

  • Dental School - University of Southern California

  • Anesthesia Residency - Stony Brook University Hospital 

  • Board Certified Dentist Anesthesiologist 

Enjoys family, boating, skiing, traveling, football.  Every single one of his kids hobbies.

Dr. Levi Taylor

Partner of Summit Anesthesia 

  • Undergraduate - Brigham Young University - Idaho

  • Dental School - University at Buffalo 

  • Anesthesia Residency - University of California Los Angeles 

Enjoys family, soccer, skiing, fly fishing, and outdoor adventures 

Dr. Luke Taylor


Partner of Summit Anesthesia 

  • Undergraduate - Brigham Young University 

  • Dental School - University of Nevada Las Vegas

  • Anesthesia Residency - The Ohio State University  

Enjoys family, skiing, basketball, soccer, football, golf, outdoor activities, mountain biking, and good food. 

Nathan Sager, CRNA

Partner of Summit Anesthesia 

  • Undergraduate - Grand Canyon University  

  • Anesthesia Training - Saint Vincent College, Excela School of Anesthesia 

  • Board Certified NBCRNA 

Enjoys running, mountain biking, fly fishing, snow boarding and adventures in the outdoors with his family.


Our Staff


Danielle Buxton

Operations and Office Manager


Danielle joined the Summit team in 2016 and since then has been an interictal part of the day to day operations and helps ensure the office runs smoothly.  Danielle is a Southern California native but left to experience the change of seasons.  She enjoys reading, walking her dogs, hiking and snowmobiling.

Lauren Gacharna

Lead Anesthesia Assistant 


Lauren has been working in the medical field for as long as she can remember. She enjoys using her skills to bring a better customer experience.  We have made a team that truly feels like family.  Her daily inspiration is her husband and three kids.  With her spare time she enjoys hiking, traveling and shark diving. 

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