Dr. Emily Parke

Founder and CEO

Emily Parke, DO, is board certified in anesthesiology and pediatric anesthesiology, trained in medical acupuncture, and specializes in and is certified in Functional Medicine.

Dr. Danielle Bechert

Functional Medicine

Danielle Bechert, MD, is board certified in Family Medicine, and an IFM certified Functional Medicine Practitioner.

Dr. Fred Russek

Acupuncturist & Anesthesiologist

Frederick P. Russek, Jr., DO, FACOA, DABMA, is board certified in anesthesiology and fellowship-trained in both pediatric anesthesiology and interventional pain management.

Samantha Pearce

Office Manager

Our office manager Samantha Pearce was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She moved to Brooksville, Florida and lived there for eight years before moving to Fayetteville, North Carolina, where she graduated high school and went to college for nursing.

Kimberly Elias

Clinical Manager & Medical Assistant

Kimberly Elias is the Office Coordinator and Head Medical Assistant here at Arizona Wellness Medicine. She graduated from IIA College in Tucson AZ

Betsy Kantor, MD

Functional Medicine

Betsy Kantor, MD, is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, trained in Methyl Genetics Nutritional Analysis and specializes

Kate Simpson

Health Coach

Kate Simpson loves leading clients to the healthiest versions of themselves. She has recently joined Dr. Emily Parke’s Arizona Wellness Medicine Team as a Functional Medicine Health Coach.

Laura Wilda

Integrative Nurse Practitioner

Laura Wilda is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.