THE ATTENTION YOU DESERVE FROM THE DOCTORS YOU EXPECT
Our knowledgeable and comforting doctors go to great lengths to make sure your visit is as fast, easy, and painless as possible. They have decades of experience and devote their time to improving your life. When you come to Impression, you can feel confident that you’re in good hands (and feet).
Bradley Newswander, DPM
Dr. Newswander born in Utah, began his studies as a pre-med student at Utah State University. After graduating, he pursued his interest podiatry at the California College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Newswander completed a residency at Carl T. Hayden VA Hospital in Phoenix and opened his own practice in 2003. His research has been featured in numerous medical publications, and in several presentations and lectures around the state. Dr. Newswander is actively involved with the training process and as a Surgical Attending Physician for the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center. He’s also a preceptor for the Midwestern University Medical School and has received many certifications and awards. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and Board Certified with the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He has received the Phoenix’s Top Docs award and the Guardian Angel award from Mercy Gilbert Medical Center. Throughout his career, Dr. Newswander has served in various roles on many medical boards, including board president. Dr. Newswander has served as Chief of Surgery at Gilbert Hospital and Chief of Staff at both Gilbert and Florence Hospitals.
Robert Andersen, DPM
Dr. Andersen was born and raised in Phoenix. He is an alumnus of Arizona State University, where he pursued a degree in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in business and biology. Following his time at ASU, he spent the next four years at Des Moines University in Iowa, where he earned his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Andersen then completed his residency training at Southern Arizona VA Health Care Systems (SAVAHCS) in Tucson. During his three-year residency program, he received comprehensive training in trauma and reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, sports medicine, and diabetic foot management. Dr. Andersen is currently a member of the America College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Podiatric Medical Association. He has also been involved in research which has been published in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association.
Joseph Vella, DPM
Dr. Vella is an Arizona native, born and raised in Mesa. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from University of Phoenix and then graduated from the top of this class at Midwestern University in Glendale. He completed his three-year residency training at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, Michigan, and served as Chief Resident. His residency included training in trauma, reconstructive foot and ankle surgery and wound care. Dr. Vella completed an additional Fellowship in dermatology. He studied the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases of the entire body under Dr. Stephen Schleicher MD, an accomplished and experienced dermatologist based out of Hazleton, Pennsylvania. Dr. Vella has authored many published articles and continues to contribute to the Dermatology Diagnosis column in Podiatry Today.
MAKING A GOOD IMPRESSION
Phoenix Magazine recently recognized Dr. Newswander as one of the Valley’s Top Doctors.