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Affinia Healthcare provides trusted health services through highly qualified and dedicated professionals at our locations. These providers, working along side our dedicated staff and volunteers, have received their training and certifications from some of the most highly-regarded programs in the nation.

Dr. Amanda Parsley
Lori Sindel
Nurse Practitioner/Urgent Care/Pediatrics
Dr. Melissa Tepe
Dr. Melissa Tepe, MD, MPH is Affinia Healthcare's chief medical officer. She earned her Bachelor of Science from Yale University; Master of Public Health from Columbia University; and Medical Doctorate from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed her residency at Washington University/Barnes Jewish hospital. Dr. Tepe is a board certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist.
Larissa Venhaus
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Stephanie Miller
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Alexa Arastoo
Family Practice
Dr. David Miller
Urgent Care/Family Practice
Dr. David A. Miller, MD, MHA, FAAFP, is the clinical director of Affinia Healthcare’s Urgent Care and has practiced medicine in the St. Louis area for almost 25 years. He received a BA in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Missouri – St. Louis, an MD from the University of Missouri – Columbia, and completed a Family Medicine residency at the former St. Johns Mercy Medical Center (now Mercy). He is additionally certified in urgent care management from the Urgent Care Association of America and completed his Masters in Health Administration from Webster University. A nationally-recognized and award-winning author and photographer, Dr. Miller is active in emergency management and disaster relief at all levels of response and is a volunteer physician at Volunteers in Medicine – West County clinic. He is a former president of the St. Louis Academy of Family Physicians as well as the Family Health Foundation of Missouri, and served on the board of directors of the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians for many years.
Dr. Mechelle Elosiebo
Family Practice
Dr. Vani Pachalla
Family Practice
Michelle Mullin
Nurse Practitioner/Family Practice
Amber James
Family Nurse Practitioner
Dawn Patrick
Family Nurse Practitioner
Kimberly Henry
Nurse Practitioner / Urgent Care
Nancy Phillips-Kuelker
Behavioral Health Director
Dr. Vivian Knipp
Dr. Mary Goggins
Dr. Goggins earned her undergraduate degree at Rockhurst University and her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Kansas. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Tennessee Memphis Professional Psychology Internship Consortium.
Dr. Mary Summerville
Dr. Alicia Barnes
Dr. Colleen Donovan
Dr. Juee Phalak
Julie Kiehl
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Dr. Patrick Battaglia
Dr. Patrick J. Battaglia is a clinician within Logan’s Integrative Heath Centers and assistant professor of radiology in the Doctor of Chiropractic program. He earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Logan University in 2012, and subsequently completed a 3-year residency in diagnostic imaging, becoming board certified in chiropractic radiology in 2016. He has also completed a 1-year fellowship in diagnostic imaging, with emphasis on ultrasound of the musculoskeletal system. Dr. Battaglia’s clinical interests include assimilating chiropractic care into traditional multidisciplinary medical settings, and implementing diagnostic ultrasound into routine musculoskeletal practice. His research interests include studying the sonoanatomy of various musculoskeletal structures, especially important structures of the arch of the foot in people with flatfoot deformity.
Dr. Shirley Visser

SLU Residents

These residents will be shadowing Dr. Alicia Barnes, Psychiatrist, for one year starting in July 2021.

Dr. Amy Gallop
Dr. Matthew Graczyk
Dr. Sunna Khan