Home is Where Your Family is Cared for

Home is Where Your Family is Cared for

Welcome to our family medicine office. We are committed to serving you with excellence, courtesy, and respect. As we care for you, please feel comfortable asking us questions. 

We want you to know that your health and safety is our utmost priority.

If you have a fever and/or cough or if you have been exposed or around anyone exposed or diagnosed with COVID-19, please proceed to the nearest urgent care or emergency room.

AFC is still taking the following precautions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is required that you wear a mask, please respect social distancing and if you enter our office and there are more than 6 people waiting, please let us know and wait outside. We will come and get you. Please do not bring any other persons with you to your appointment. These precautions are necessary for the safety and well-being of our providers, staff, and other patients.

Our clinic is open for well and routine visits, and medication refills. Telehealth coverage has recently changed and may no longer be covered. Please call our office for guidance.

We offer school/sports physicals for $35.

CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT

Should you have any questions, please call our office at 623-773-2848.

Meet Our Team

  • Dr. Bonnie McDonald Watson

    Dr. Bonnie McDonald Watson, DO, co-owner of Arizona Family Care, PLLC, earned her BS in Biology from Grand Canyon University, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 1997. This was followed by her medical degree from Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002.  She completed her internship and Family Medicine residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and was nominated as Arizona’s Outstanding Second-Year Family Practice Resident during her tenure at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  She is a diplomat with the American Board of Family Medicine since 2004.  She is Chair of the Family Practice Department and is an active member of Medical Executive Committee at Arrowhead Hospital.  She previously held leadership roles on the Physician Leadership Counsel, Credential Committee and was Vice Chair of the Family Practice Department.  She enjoys all aspects of medicine, caring for the young as well as the aging population.  When not caring for patients, Dr. McDonald Watson enjoys the beach, hiking, fishing running and spending time with family and friends.

  • Dr. Heidi Banister

    Dr. Heidi Banister, MD, co-owner of Arizona Family Care, PLLC, grew up in the Seattle, Washington area.  She obtained her undergraduate degree in Microbiology at Washington State University.  She spent a few years working in the bio-medical field.  She then went on to Pennsylvania State University for medical school and completed her residency at St. Joseph's here in Phoenix, Arizona.  She participated on the Physicians Leadership Counsel.  She is currently Chair of the Family Practice Department and is an active participant of the Credentialing Committee at Arrowhead Hospital.  Her special interests are pediatric medicine, preventative medicine for all ages and being an active athlete herself, an interest in sports medicine.  She has been board-certified in Family Medicine since 2002.  In her spare time she likes to hike and spend time with her family and pets.

  • Diana Stan

    Diana Stan, PA-C, is a Glendale, Arizona local who graduated from Ironwood High School. She earned her BS in Physiology from the University of Arizona. During her time at the University of Arizona, she also worked in a microbiology research lab. Diana worked as a PCT and scribe in the Emergency Department before pursuing her PA training. She attended Marshall B. Ketchum Physician Assistant School in Fullerton, California and graduated in 2016 as part of the inaugural class with a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. She is currently a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She enjoys all aspects of family medicine, but especially enjoys women's health and preventative medicine. Diana is a wife and a mother of two energetic boys. Diana's favorite things outside of medicine are spending time with her family, being active in her church, watching various sporting events, and visiting Disneyland!

  • nicolepic

    Nicole Cascella (Lyon), PA-C, Nicole Cascella is Arizona raised and grew up in Prescott, AZ.  She earned her BS in Biomedical Science from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ.  During her time in Flagstaff, she also helped referee for NAU volleyball games and was part of CHI Omega sorority. In order to work towards her admission of PA school, she volunteered in the FMC ICU and worked as a CNA at The Peaks Skilled Nursing Facility. In 2017 she started her PA training at the University of Saint Joseph in West Harford, Connecticut. She graduated as part of the inaugural class of 2019, earning her MS in Physician Assistant Studies and earned a spot as part of the Pi Alpha Honor Society.  She is currently ACLS and PALS certified and a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She enjoys all aspect of medicine for all ages, especially preventative medicine.  In her spare time, she likes spending time with her husband, running, hiking and cooking.