Our Physicians

Physicians and Advanced Practitioners:

Robert Zuniga, M.D.

  • Board Certified: The American Board of Anesthesiology

  • Board Certified: The American Board of Pain Medicine

  • FELLOWSHIP - Pain Management

    • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

  • RESIDENCY - Anesthesiology

    • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

  • INTERNSHIP - General Surgery

    • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

  • MEDICAL DOCTOR (M.D.)

    • University of Arizona School of Medicine, Tucson, AZ

  • DOCTOR OF PHARMACY (Pharm.D.)

    • University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy, Tucson, AZ

  • MEMBERSHIPS

    • New Mexico Pain Society

    • ASA,

    • AMA,

    • Greater Albuquerque Medical Association,

    • New Mexico Medical Association

Charles Pace, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Board Certified: The American Board of Anesthesiology

  • Board Certified: The American Board of Pain Medicine

  • RESIDENCY - Anesthesiology

    • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

  • RESIDENCY - Anesthesiology

    • Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ

  • INTERNSHIP - Internal Medicine

    • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

  • M.D. - Medicine

    • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

  • Ph.D. - Chemistry

    • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

  • MEMBERSHIPS

    • New Mexico Pain Society

    • ASA,

    • AMA,

    • Greater Albuquerque Medical Association,

    • New Mexico Medical Association

William Wagner, M.D.

  • Board Certified: The American Board of Anesthesiology

  • Board Certified: The American Board of Pain Medicine

  • FELLOWSHIP - Pain Management

    • Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

  • RESIDENCY - Anesthesiology

    • University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX

  • INTERNSHIP - Medicine

    • University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX

  • MEDICAL SCHOOL

    • M.D., University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

    • Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX

  • MEMBERSHIPS

    • New Mexico Pain Society

    • ASA,

    • AMA,

    • Greater Albuquerque Medical Association,

    • New Mexico Medical Society

Aldo Berti, MD

  • Board Certified Pain Medicine: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Certificate Number 405)

  • Board Certified Neurology: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Certificate Number 61288)

  • FELLOWSHIP: Interventional Pain Medicine

    • University of New Mexico 

  • RESIDENCY:  Neurology

    • University of New Mexico

  • INTERNSHIP: General Surgery

    • Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

  • PRE-RESIDENCY FELLOWSHIP: Neurological Surgery

    • University of New Mexico

  • MEDICAL DOCTOR (M.D.)

    • Ponce Health Sciences University, Ponce, PR

  • MEMBERSHIPS:

    • The American Academy of Pain Medicine

    • American Academy of Neurology

Rebecca Duchon, Physician Assistant - Certified

  • BA, Medical - Physician’s Assistant

    • Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH

  • Licensed Practical Nurse

    • Willoughby-Eastlake School of Practice Nursing, Willoughby, OH

  • Certifications

    • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

    • ACLS

    • BLS

Eliezar Pangan, Certified Nurse Practitioner

  • Master of Science in Nursing

    • University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    • University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

  • Certifications

    • ACLS

    • BLS

    • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

  • MEMBERSHIPS​

    • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

John Salazar, CNP

  • Master of Science in Nursing

    • University of St. Francis

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    • University of New Mexico  

  • Certifications

    • ACLS

    • BLS

  • MEMBERSHIPS​

    • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Christina Armijo, CNP

 

  • Master of Science in Nursing    

    • University of St. Francis

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing      

    • University of New Mexico  

  • Certifications      

    • ACLS      

    • BLS

  • MEMBERSHIPS                  

    • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners      

 

Vivienne Prinz, CNP

 

  • Master of Science in Nursing    

    • University of St. Francis

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing      

    • University of New Mexico

  • Certifications      

    • ACLS      

    • BLS  

  • MEMBERSHIPS                

    • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners    

    •  American Burn Association      

    • New Mexico Nurse Practitioner Council      

    • American Association of Critical Care Nurses 

Elise Pedigo, Physician Assistant - Certified​​​

  • Master of Sciences, Physician Assistant Studies    

    • Lincoln Memorial University  

  • Bachelor of Science – Biology, magna cum laude      

    • Louisiana Tech University  

  • Certifications      

    • NCCPA      

    • ACLS      

    • BLS

  • MEMBERSHIPS                

    • American Academy of Physician Assistants 

Sarah Mueller, Practice Manager

 

 

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