OUR PHYSICIANS

Passion for medicine

Compassion for patients

Meet our Physicians

Our team of board-certified physicians are motivated by their shared goal of transforming the patient experience with a simple strategy: treat every patient like we would treat our own family. Come feel the difference.

Danniel Stites, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Board Member

Dr. Stites is a native of the Phoenix area who, after residency, chose to return to home and raise his family in Arizona. Dan graduated from Ponce School of Medicine in 2008 and completed residency at New York Hospital Queens in Flushing, New York. Following residency, he completed a fellowship in EMS and Disaster from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dan is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and continues to work full time as an ER physician. He is one of only a few state certified EMS physicians and is currently the Medical Director for several EMS agencies across the state.

Ronald Genova, MD

Board Member

Dr. Genova grew up always knowing he wished to be a physician and serve others. Ron is a 28-year Board-Certified Emergency Physician with experience ranging from small community hospital practices to large academic medical centers and Level 1 trauma centers. He has been involved in the establishment and leadership of several healthcare companies and has served in multiple teaching programs. Dr. Genova graduated Summa cum laude from the Sophie Davis School of Biomedicine at the City College of New York in 1985, Magna cum laude from the State University of New York School of Medicine at Buffalo, New York in 1988. He completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in Tucson. AZ in 1991, where he also served as Chief Resident. He has been a stalwart champion of emergency physician rights and due process and a passionate patient care advocate. Ron and his wife, Amber, have one daughter currently finishing elementary school. When he is not treating patients, he enjoys outdoor sports, hiking, biking, swimming, horseback riding, flying, along with family time and vacations.

Victoria Alimov, MD

Board Member

Dr. Alimov decided to become a doctor at an early age of 14. As a Board-Certified Emergency Physician for over 10 years, Victoria has worked in multiple hospitals and free-standing Emergency Departments throughout the Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area. She has been continuously commended for efficiency, quality of patient care, and professionalism throughout her medical career. Dr. Alimov received her MD/MPH from the University of Utah School of Medicine in 2006. She completed her Emergency Medicine residency at the Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ in 2009. Victoria has three children. Her hobbies include cross-fit, reading, traveling, and cooking.

Thai Nguyen, MD

Board Member

Dr. Nguyen has been practicing emergency medicine for over 20 years and is Board Certified in both Emergency and Hyperbaric Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Thai received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1992 and proceeded onto a general surgery residency for four years before changing into an emergency medicine residency and then a fellowship in hyperbaric medicine. He has worked at multiple facilities in the Phoenix Valley and metro area. He also served for over 20 years as a reservist in the 159th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) of the Louisiana Army National Guard and the US Army Medical Corps and was honorably discharged with the rank of Major. Thai currently resides in the Phoenix, Arizona with his wife and 3 children.

Michele Chase, DO

Laboratory Director, Board Member

Dr. Chase has always wanted to be a doctor. Her passion for medicine led her to work in Emergency Medical Services on an ambulance prior to medical school. Michelle is now a Board-Certified Emergency Physician and has been practicing at Honor Health John C. Lincoln hospital for the past 10 years. Dr. Chase attended Midwestern University in Glendale as was class Treasurer for the last two years of medical school. She completed her residency at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix in 2009. Michelle is a dedicated night shift physician. Her hobbies include reading, baking and traveling.

Octavio Vidal, MD

Board Member

Dr. Vidal was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He came to the mainland at the age of 18 after enlisting in the U.S. Army. He served for four years and received several commendations including the National Defense Service Medal. Following his honorable discharge from the military, Octavio worked as a technician at a Family Practice Office and in an inpatient Hospital unit where he discovered his love for providing help and support to those that were sick or injured that inspired him to become a doctor. Dr. Vidal graduated from Temple School of Medicine in 2001 and completed his Emergency Medicine residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey, in 2004. He is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and has worked in hospitals in several states for over 16 years. He has a passion for providing outstanding emergency medical care to all his patients. Octavio and his wife Marlene have 3 children. In his spare time, he likes to go boating and spend time with his family.

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