Vivian Marcuzzo, P.A. – C.
Vivian was born and raised in Whittier, California. She went to the east coast to Penn State University for her undergraduate. She got her Masters in Physician Assistant Sciences at St. Francis University in Loretto, PA. After many wintry years in Pennsylvania, she decided to move back to California. She and her husband lived in San Diego for 6 years. There she practiced in Women’s Health.
After having her first child, she decided to move to Gilbert, AZ to be closer to family. She is very excited to be part of the Desert View family. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and going wine tasting.
Walter Bell, P.A. -C
Walter has practiced for 35 years, Served in the U.S. Air Force for 21 years. He went to the PA School at University of Oklahoma, Orthopedics Training and Practice at Steinberg Orthopedics. He has his Masters in Business Administration from Anderson School of Management and also a degree in Bio environmental Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines. His hobbies include Photography and Wood Working.
Michael Wade, M.D
Dr. Wade has been a healthcare provider for over thirty five years with a practice that emphasizes holistic and alternative care. He is also one of the founding providers for Desert View Family Medicine. Dr. Wade is trained and board certified as a Family Practice provider with training and certification in trauma, emergency and occupational medicine. He has extensive training and experience in sports and physical medicine, providing care for many schools and universities over the years. Prior to Dr. Wade’s career as a physician, he was certified and licensed in chiropractic and homeopathic healthcare.
Dr. Wade is from south central Illinois, raised on a farm with a twin brother who is also a physician. Dr. Wade has a passion for making a contribution to the well being of his patients and community.
Cheryl Luchsinger M.M.S., PA-C
Cheryl has lived in Arizona since 1995. She completed her Bachelors of Science from Grand Canyon University. Cheryl graduated with her Masters in Medical Science in 2004 from Midwestern University, Glendale AZ, physician assistant program. She began her career in neurosurgery, and has been practicing family medicine since 2008. As a physician assistant in family medicine, she enjoys providing medical care to children and adults. Cheryl also places an emphasis on education as well as preventative medicine and care. Cheryl is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family camping, boating, and hiking.
Dr. Bridgett Wilson
Recently joined Desert View Family Medicine. She is originally from Lincoln Nebraska and attended the University of Nebraska for her undergraduate studies. A true cornhusker at heart, she moved to the east coast to study medicine at Yale University. While at Yale, she met her husband and together they moved back to Nebraska where Dr. Wilson practiced in the Methodist Health System for over 13 years. She worked as a full time family medicine doctor while also serving as Medical Director of Urgent Care.
Dr. Wilson has always loved the Phoenix area and planned to relocate here eventually. Her two children are competitive dancers and felt there were additional opportunities in Arizona to help them realize their dreams of becoming professional dancers. The Wilson Family made their move in July 2016 and are delighted with their decision.
James Combs, M.S., P.A. – C.
Mr. Combs grew up in Enderlin, North Dakota. He completed his Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing at the University of North Dakota in 1977. He completed his Physician Assistant certification at the University of North Dakota Medical school, PA program. He completed his Masters of Science Degree in 1987 at South Dakota State University. Mr. Combs was one of the founding partners of Desert View Family Medicine in 2000.
Mr. Combs enjoys golfing, singing, music and shopping for antiques.
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Karen Bader, M.D.
Dr. Bader was born and raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia. She completed her medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine in 1993 and completed her residency in Family Medicine at Abington Hospital in 1996. Desiring a bit more sunshine, Dr. Bader headed to Arizona after completing her training and although she dearly misses her friends and family back east, she can not imagine having to scrape ice off her windshield again.
Dr. Bader has been practicing family medicine in the East Valley since 1996 and she was one of the founding Physicians at Desert View Family Medicine (her second family).
Dr. Bader enjoys the variety of family medicine which always keeps her “on her toes” but has a special interest and talent for preventive health care. On a more personal note, Dr. Bader keeps busy outside of the office with her most thrilling jobs as a wife and a mom to extremely active twin boys, born in 2007.
Jay Raymock, M.D.
Dr. Raymock grew up in the great state of Iowa and completed his undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Iowa. He is a college football fanatic and loves his Iowa Hawkeyes. GO HAWKS!!!!!. Wanting to avoid further frostbite, Dr. Raymock came to Arizona to do his residency in Family Practice at the Scottsdale Family Practice Program where he was awarded the Outstanding Intern of the year award while also serving as chief resident. Dr. Raymock was one of the founding partners of Desert View Family Medicine in 2000. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine and received the distinction of being one of the “Top Doctors in Phoenix” in 2010.
Dr. Raymock enjoys spending time with family and friends and now sees his family from Iowa more frequently since the birth of his daughter in 2009.
Ann Marie Padilla, M.D.
Dr. Padilla, a long time resident of Arizona, attended medical school at the University of Arizona. She completed her residency at Phoenix Baptist Hospital. Dr. Padilla is a former chairman of the Family Practice committee at two local hospitals. Dr. Padilla is one of the founding partners of Desert View Family Medicine. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages.
Dr. Padilla loves outdoor activities including skiing, hiking and golf. She loves to travel and enjoys all music genres.
David Stewart, M.D.
Dr. Stewart grew up in suburban Washington DC and attended college and medical school in Virginia. He moved to Arizona for his residency in Family Practice and found the many opportunities for outdoor activities in the Southwest to be so rewarding as to stay for the last thirty years. Dr. Stewart has served on the medical staff of four hospitals including serving as Chairman of a number of clinical committees including Pharmacy and Therapeutics and Department of Family Practice as well as serving as Chief of Staff at Banner Baywood Hospital. He was the representative for Banner Baywood Hospital to the national AMA delegation committee for fourteen years and served on the Hospital Medical Staff Section, presenting regional and national concerns and recommendations to the AMA. Dr. Stewart's practice in family medicine has encompassed the care from the young to the elderly with special interests in adult medicine, particularly in the fields of cardiology, diabetes and orthopedics.
Stacie Schaible, P.A. – C.
Stacie has worked as a family practice Physician Assistant for over twenty years. She is one of the founding providers of Desert View Family Medicine. Stacie has a Bachelors of Oboe Performance from Iowa State University and was the Graduate with Distinction in Physician Assistant studies at Des Moines University. Her practice emphasizes preventative medicine and wellness. She enjoys working with patients of all ages, integrating life style, nutrition and western medicine for optimal health. Chronic illnesses, such as hypertension, diabetes, heart disease and depression are approached as a team with the patient, working to limit risk factors and harmful side effects of treatment.
A strong supporter of the arts and varying charities keeps Stacie very active and involved in her community. She is currently principal oboist with the Chandler Symphony and American Festival Orchestra. Stacie has also completed nine marathons raising funds for charities such as The Leukemia Foundation, Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Research and Team for Kids.
Keeping the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of life in balance is the underlying pulse for her and her patient’s health.
Gordon Doneskey, M.D.
Dr. Doneskey was born in Colorado and moved to Arizona in 1984. He attended medical school at Loma Linda University and completed his Family Practice residency at Scottsdale Memorial Hospital in 1987. Dr. Doneskey was one of the founding physicians at Desert View, joining them at their inception in 2000. His entire career focus has been family medicine.