Santo Domingo Health Center

Healthy People, Healthy Community, Healthy Lifestyle


About Our Medical Professionals

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Santo Domingo Health Center

SDHC: Great Health Care - Close to Home

Specialty Clinics


SDHC has medical, dental, and behavior health specialists who see patients at our clinic by appointment. Your primary care provider can refer you for an appointment with a specialist at your request.

Audiology (Hearing): Dr. Toby Wilson

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Audiology is the healthcare science of hearing and balance disorders, the primary aim of which is to help people overcome the barriers placed in their way as a consequence of hearing or balance problems.

Nephrology (Kidney): Dr. Chen


Nephrology is a branch of medical science that deals with diseases of the kidneys. The kidneys are vital for life with their complex network of blood vessels and intricate network of tubes and tubules that filter blood of its waste products and excess water.

Nutritionist: Mr. Anthony Willert

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Nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.

OB/GYN (Women's Health): Dr. Bhatt

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An obstetrician/gynecologist is a physician specialist who provides medical and surgical care to women and has particular expertise in pregnancy, childbirth, and disorders of the reproductive system. This includes preventative care, prenatal care, detection of sexually transmitted diseases, Pap test screening, family planning, etc.

Pediatrics (Infants, Children & Teens): Dr. Kuzava

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Pediatrics is the specialty of medical science concerned with the physical, mental, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Pediatric care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive health care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases.

Physical Therapy

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Physical therapists, sometimes called PTs, help injured or ill people improve their movement and manage their pain. These therapists are often an important part of the rehabilitation, treatment, and prevention of patients with chronic conditions, illnesses, or injuries.

Podiatry (Foot care): Dr. Cohn

Podiatrists provide medical care for people with foot, ankle, and lower leg problems. They diagnose illnesses, treat injuries, and perform surgery involving the lower extremities.

About our clinic...

Santo Domingo Health Center expanded its facilities at the end of 2015 in order to provide better services for you. Our new clinic space houses four (4) new exam rooms so we can see more patients each day for medical visits. Call the clinic at 505-465-3060 if you need to be seen today. Our hours of operation for primary care services are 7:30-5:30 Monday through Friday. We are closed on Wednesday mornings for administration time, however, we are available for urgent needs.


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Meet Our Primary Care Providers

  • Jimmie Charlie

    Dr. Jimmie Charlie

    Dr. Charlie is SDHC’s Chief Medical Officer. He was born in Shiprock, NM, and graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Charlie specializes in Family Medicine with an interest in health promotion & disease prevention. Dr. Charlie loves to cook, spend time with family, and is a fan of Marvel Superheroes.

  • Elizabeth Topsky

    Dr. Elizabeth Topsky

    Dr. Topsky, a graduate of the University of Washington School Of Medicine, was born in Toppenish, Washington. She is a fancy dancer, and former dancer for the American Indian Dance Theater. Dr. Topsky is board certified in Family Medicine.

  • Mrs. Kristin Giordano

    Mrs. Kristin Giordano

    Kristin Giordano is a Physician Assistant who graduated from the University of New Mexico. She was born in Gallup, New Mexico. Kristin swears she can fall asleep anywhere - soon she'll be putting that skill to good use as she has recently had a baby!

  • Andrea Heeter

    Mrs. Andrea Heeter

    Andrea Heeter is a physician assistant who graduated from Campbell University in North Carolina with a dual PA and Public Health degree. She is also certified as a Health Education Specialist and Athletic Trainer. Andrea is from St. Augustine, Florida. She and her husband like to hike and travel.

    Andrea Heeter, PA-C, MSPH, CHES, ATC-L, CMT
  • Mrs. Kristin Giordano

    Ms. Bernadette Engler

    Bernadette Engler is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in Pediatrics and graduate of the University of Colorado. She has an interest in early childhood development, adolescent health and the emotional and behavioral well-being of her patients. Bernadette was born and raised on Navajo Nation territory of Arizona and New Mexico. Her interests include music, hiking, biking, reading and art. Bernadette enjoys seeing and hearing kids laugh and speak their given language.

    Bernadette Engler, CNP: PNP-BC; PMHS-BC

  • Andrea Heeter

    Ms. Brenda Murray

    Brenda Murray is a Nurse Practitioner who graduated with her nursing degree from Montana State University and received her family and pediatric nurse practitioner degrees from the University of New Mexico. She grew up near the ocean in Southern California. Brenda retired in 2016 after almost 26 years with the Indian Health Service. Before joining the Indian Health Service she worked at a children's hospital. She currently works 2 days each week and has a great deal of experience in Women's Health Care. She enjoys cooking, hiking and yoga.