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Flagstaff Family Care Clinic Providers Fourth Street Location


Michelle K. Doroz, D.O.

Dr. Michelle K. Doroz is board certified in Family Medicine. She graduated from Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Ft. Worth, Texas and completed her family practice residency at Phoenix Baptist Hospital in Phoenix, AZ. While in medical school, she received the National Health Service Corps Scholarship and fulfilled her commitment at Winslow Indian Health Care Center in Winslow, AZ. She then went on to work in Grand Canyon National Park at the Grand Canyon Clinic. Her interests in Family Medicine include newborn care, pediatrics, preventative care, and geriatrics. Dr. Doroz has lived in Flagstaff since 2004 and enjoys all the outdoor activities it has to offer.


Rebecca Miller, M.D.

Dr. Rebecca Miller is a board certified family medicine physician and has completed a fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine. She grew up in Tucson and graduated from medical school and residency at the University of Arizona. In addition to her traditional medical education, the fellowship in Integrative Medicine provided training in nutrition, supplements, and alternative techniques of healing. Rebecca enjoys seeing patients of all ages and backgrounds.


Candace Patel, FNP

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Candace Patel is a Family Nurse Practitioner and one of our newest additions to Flag Family Care. She completed the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Georgetown University in Washington D.C in May 2019. She has previously worked as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner with Gallup Indian Health Service before relocating to Flagstaff. She graduated from Arizona State University in December 2011 with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Her background as a Registered Nurse includes the Intensive Care Unit for 6 years and the Emergency Dept for 1 year. Candace was born and raised in Arizona, and recently moved back to Flagstaff to enjoy the mountainous landscape and opportunities this town has to offer. She has three young children and a wonderful husband. Candace enjoys being a primary care provider and is passionate about preventative care and health counseling. She looks forward to serving the beautiful community of Flagstaff, Arizona.


Kathy Barth, PA-C

Kathy Barth, PA-C, graduated from Towson University, Towson, Maryland with a Masters in Science as a physician assistant. She also has an Education Master’s degree from SUNY at Buffalo and a Bachelor degree in Music from ASU. Kathy has worked as a teacher and managed continuing medical education departments for two medical specialty societies in the Baltimore/Washington, DC area. She has practiced medicine in rural Nebraska and at a community health center in Flagstaff. Kathy enjoys seeing all ages in family practice from 2 years old and up.


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Dr. Keith Arnold

Dr. Keith Arnold is a board certified Family Medicine Physician. He recently completed his training at the Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville, North Carolina. He is a graduate of University of Arizona Medical School where his interest in community health, leadership and policy inspired him to complete the combined Masters of Public Health / M.D. program. As an undergraduate Keith attended U.C. Berkeley and studied International Political Economy. His passion for medicine arises from personal experiences caring for loved ones during his youth and integrates his desire to build meaningful relationships and uplift communities. Dr. Arnold treats patients across the lifespan from newborn to geriatrics. His areas of focus include: early childhood development, newborn, pediatrics, in-office procedures, preventative care, mental health and substance abuse treatment. He believes in partnering with patients to effectively manage chronic conditions and achieve mutual health goals. He looks forward to providing holistic, patient-centered care to the residents of Flagstaff and beyond. Se habla español.



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Andrew Martin, M.D.

Dr. Andrew Martin is board certified in Family Medicine, Hospice, and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Martin received his Medical Degree from the University of Texas at Houston and completed his Family Practice residency at Saint Joseph’s Family Practice in Houston, Texas. In 1999, Dr. Martin received the Harold Selzman, M.D. Award for Educational Excellence. Dr. Martin founded Flagstaff Family Care Clinic in 2004 and expanded to two locations in 2009. Andrew Martin is raising two children while serving the medical needs of the Flagstaff Community.


Meghan O'Donnell, M.D.

Dr. Meghan O’Donnell graduated from the University of Colorado with a major in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology. She earned her Doctor of Medicine from Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, and performed a family medicine residency at University of South Florida College of Medicine, Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, FL. Board-certified, Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine, Dr. O’Donnell specializes in family-centered medical care including pediatrics, women’s health and chronic disease management for all. Dr. O’Donnell joined Dr. Andrew at Flagstaff Family Care Clinic in 2008.


Elysia Small, PA-C

Elysia Small, PA-C graduated from the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and a minor in Japanese Language and Literature. She has several years of experience as a Rehab Tech and CNA. She has volunteered in many capacities including as a nursing home activities volunteer and as a mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters. She graduated in 2016 with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from A.T. Still University in Mesa, AZ and recently moved to Flagstaff, AZ to join the team at Flagstaff Family Care. She enjoys working with all ages including children.

During her free time, Elysia enjoys many outdoor activities including hiking, rock climbing, caving, and canyoneering. She also enjoys an occasional artistic endeavor and spending time with family and friends.


Austin Grace, PA-C

Austin Grace, PA-C, graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a dual degree in English Literature and Political Science. He recently completed his Physician Assistant education at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque. Prior to PA school he worked as an Orthopedic Technician at UNM Hospital and volunteered with Albuquerque Healthcare for the Homeless. He recently relocated to Flagstaff to join Flagstaff Family Care and is looking forward to serving the medical needs of the community while also enjoying all of the outdoor recreation activities in the area with his wife and their dogs.


Karen Damgaard, PA-C

Karen Damgaard, PA-C is a Flagstaff native. Born and raised in Flagstaff, she has always returned because she considers Flagstaff home. Karen earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. She later went to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology with a minor in Pre-med studies and Chemistry at Northern Arizona University. Prior to earning her Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho, Karen worked for several years as a medical assistant in several private practices settings as well as a community health care facility. As a PA, Karen has spent the last 10 years serving the medical needs of the uninsured, underinsured, and privately insured people of Northern Arizona by continuing her work in a community health care center. She is excited to join the team at Flagstaff Family Care and looks forward to the challenges that lie ahead. Karen enjoys the field of family medicine because it allows her to practice medicine in a wide variety of areas while interacting with patients of all ages. Her greatest reward from practicing medicine is learning from her patients and watching them achieve optimal health.

In her spare time, Karen enjoys spending time outdoors and training for half-marathons, marathons and century bike rides. She also enjoys traveling, reading a good book and relaxing with her family, friends and dog.


Mary Porvaznik, MD

Mary Porvaznik, MD

Dr. Mary Porvaznik is Board Certified in Family Medicine. She completed medical school at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. She served in the US Public Health Service with the Indian Health Service for 24 years in various jobs and locations, including Tuba City, AZ and Shiprock, NM and a 4 year tour teaching back at her medical school in Bethesda, MD.
She moved to Flagstaff 2 years ago with her teenage daughters and husband to take advantage of the educational resources and opportunities the city has available. Dr. Porvaznik cares for people of all ages and all walks of life, to guide them in finding their health and peace.


Janine Cwiklinski MA LPC NCC

Janine Cwiklinski (pronounced “Quick-Lynn-Ski”) comes to us with over 20-years of behavioral health experience. She is originally from Philadelphia and has called northern Arizona her home now for over ten years. Her educational background is varied studying liberal arts, creative arts therapy, a variety of body psychotherapy modalities, and counseling psychology. Janine has worked with a variety of people across their life span and enjoys supporting others in finding solutions to their challenges. Creating wellness and restoring a sense of balance has been a professional passion that she looks forward to sharing with our patients.



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Michele_Peters, FNP

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Michele Peters FNP, graduated from University of Phoenix with a Master of Science degree in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner and undergraduate Magna Cum Laude with Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Grand Canyon University. She held positions as adjunct professor at Grand Canyon University in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program and Pharmacology. Michele’s nursing career includes Barrow Neurological Institute and Mayo Clinic. For the past 15 years she has been in independent practice as a family practice nurse practitioner in primary care, with a focus on adult and pediatric neurology. Additionally, she is certified in Vegas Nerve Stimulator and Deep Brain Stimulator adjustments and manages neurological conditions such as: Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Seizure Disorder, Dementia, Headaches, Neuropathy, Tremors etc.


Erba Carskadden, DO

Erba Carskadden, DO

Dr. Erba Carskadden is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) as well as Integrative Medicine. She attended Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, and then completed her Residency in Sayre, PA, and a Fellowship in Integrative Medicine through the University of Arizona. She enjoys working with adults to seek their best health through a combination of dietary and lifestyle choices, use of herbs and nutritional supplements and, when needed, Western pharmaceutical treatments. She has a special interest in working with those desirous of preventing or working to reverse early-to-moderate cognitive decline/dementia though the PreCODE and ReCODE protocols developed by Dr. Dale Bredesen.


Nick J. Paslidis, MD, PhD, MHCM, FACP, FABQAURP

Nick Paslidis MD

Dr. Nick Paslidis has 32 years of Internal medicine and Gastroenterology clinical practice with progressive healthcare management experience as a physician executive in acute care hospitals and systems and health plans. He spent from 1996-2010 in various clinical and leadership positions in Arkansas including CEO of the Statewide Quality Organization and CMO in Northern Arizona Healthcare. Dr. Paslidis received his BA in Chemistry in 1981 and MD in 1988 from Ross University School of Medicine graduating as valedictorian. He went on to earn High Honors completing his PhD in Cell Biology from MD Anderson Cancer Center- University of Crete School of Medicine in Greece in 1991 and a Masters in Healthcare Administration from Harvard University in 2006. He received Post Doctoral research training at Baylor College of Medicine, then Internal Medicine internship and residency at University of Texas Medical School- Houston. Went on to training in Gastroenterology at Harvard School of Medicine- Brigham and Women’s Hospital- Dana Farber Cancer Center. Elected as a Fellow of the American College of Physician in 2018.

Holds Academic positions presently:
Univ of Arkansas Medical School, Assoc. Professor, College of Public Health
Univ of Arizona College of Medicine , Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Creighton University School of Medicine-Phoenix, Assistant Clinical Professor. Internal Med
Northern Arizona University, Professor, School of Nursing