Staff Members

Foothills Neurology Staff


Stuart Hetrick, DO


Dr. Hetrick is a Board Certified neurologist with a subspecialty in the treatment of headaches. After obtaining his medical degree from Western Uni...


  • Head injury
  • CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy)
  • Dementia
  • Memory Loss
  • Dizziness and Lightheadedness
  • Fainting
  • Brain tumors
  • Myasthenia
  • Nerve Pain
  • Numbness and tingling

Scot Fechtel, MD


Dr. Fechtel started his career in Chiropractic Orthopedics graduating from Western States Chiropractic College. After practicing in chiropractic fo...


  • Headache
  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Sleep apnea
  • Narcolepsy

Pritish Pawar, M.D., Ph.D.


Dr. Pritish Pawar, M.D., Ph.D. is Board Certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology. He attended B.J. Medical College in India. He did his ...


  • EEG or electroencephalography
  • Ambulatory EEG
  • Seizures
  • Epilepsy

Padma Mahant, MD


Dr. Mahant is a Board Certified Neurologist specializing in Movement Disorders. She graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania and complete...


  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Movement Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Deep Brain Stimulation

Timothy Visser, ND


Dr. Visser is a Naturopathic Physician who offers alternative therapies to conditions such as chronic daily headache, fibromyalgia, and chronic fat...


  • Acupuncture
  • IV Vitamin Therapy
  • Fatigue
Lauren Bowen DO

Lauren Bowen, DO


Dr. Bowen specializes in the treatment of difficult to treat headaches, migraine, cluster and facial pain.

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  • Migraine
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Pseudotumor cerebri
  • Cluster headache
  • Facial Pain
  • Botox

Eric J. Eross, DO


Dr. Eross is the Director of The Phoenix Headache Institute, Founder & President of Gila Sciences, INC; Assistant Clinical Professor at Midwest...


  • Dr. Eross specializes in headaches and has seen over 15,000 headache consultation patients.

Leigh Gressley, MSN FNP-BC


Leigh is a nationally board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and a registered nurse. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing/ Family Nurse P...

Robin Adamson, PA-C


Robin received her degree in Physician Assistant Studies from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona.

She gained a background in sports medi...

Susan Hawrylkiw, MSN, FNP


Susan is a graduate of the University of Phoenix with her Masters of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner. Susan has p...

Amber McLouth, PA-C


Amber received her Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona.

Before becoming...

Melinda Preston, DNP


Melinda is a Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner providing therapy and pharmacotherapy for patients with a variety of neurological disor...


  • Psychiatry
  • Depression
  • Bipolar
  • Anxiety
  • Stress

Mary Diedrich, PT


Mary earned her degree in Physical Therapy from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She has spent time working in Orthopedics,...


  • Physical therapy
  • Osteopathic manipulative therapy
  • Cranio-sacral therapy

Lisa Nelson, FNP-C


Lisa received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from ...

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