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Flagstaff Family Care Clinic Providers - Yale Location

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's. Andrew at Flagstaff Family Care Clinic in 2008.

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.

Christine Crowder, M.D.

Dr. Christine Crowder, M.D., is board certified in Family Medicine. She grew up in New York and graduated from Harvard University with the major of psychology and its biologic studies. She has done undergraduate research with the blind and supervised public service programs for student involvement in local communities in Boston. In medical school she enjoyed volunteering with the Philadelphia Boys and Girls Club and teaching disease prevention and health promotion for children. She graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. She then enjoyed working at Kaiser in San Francisco and relocated to Arizona to enjoy proximity to family. She appreciates her patients' trust and the caring of and learning from each one. Her greatest reward in medicine is watching her families grow through time.

Valerie Van Ravenswaay, D.O.

Dr. Valerie Van Ravenswaay, grew up in Ontario, Canada where she practiced as a Registered Massage Therapist. She graduated from Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine where she completed an extra year in osteopathic medicine as a pre-doctoral fellow. She went on to complete her family medicine residency at Texas A&M Physicians in College Station. Her interests are in osteopathic medicine, preventive care, women's health, sports medicine. She is very excited to move to Flagstaff with her husband and two children to enjoy all of the outdoor activities that it has to offer.

In her free time, she loves to do marathon and triathlon and any outdoor activities while spending time with family and friends.

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.

Laurel Hatfield, FNP-C


Laurel Hatfield, FNP-C is our new board certified nurse practitioner. She is native to Arizona. She received her Bachelors in Nursing from the University of Arizona in May of 2003. She has specialized in medical, surgical, psychiatric and school nursing over the last thirteen years. Laurel earned her Masters of Science in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate at Northern Arizona University in May of 2016. Laurel enjoys the management of acute and chronic conditions. She has a passion for integrative and holistic medicine. She looks forward to serving the community at Flagstaff Family Care.

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.

Sarah Bales, LMSW

Sarah Bales is a Licensed Master Social Worker and the Behavioral Health Manager at Flagstaff Family Care. She graduated from Wesleyan College with a double major in History/Political Science and Women’s Studies. Prior to beginning graduate school, Sarah served in Americorps as a paralegal for Legal Aid. She also worked as a classroom interventionist, providing in-class behavioral and academic interventions to students and also taught sexuality education. Sarah earned her Master of Social Work with an emphasis in physical and behavioral health integration at Arizona State University. In the field of social work, Sarah has worked with homeless youth; hospice patients and their families; general mental health patients; and patients with serious mental illness. When she’s not providing care to patients, Sarah enjoys exploring the Southwest, hot springing, and wildcrafting local herbs. She has an affinity for learning new things, particularly in the area of bio-psycho-social wellness.