Foot & Ankle Staff members

Dr. Kris A. DiNucci

Dr. DiNucci had been a licensed DPM in California, Iowa, Nebraska and Washington before opening the Foot & Ankle Center of Arizona. Dr. DiNucci is consistently on the cutting edge of podiatry, having served the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons Surgical Skills Committee since 2005 and being named the chairman of the committee in 2008 He is proud to have spoken at dozens of conferences and lectures, and is committed to being a positive influence on the world of podiatry as well as the world at large. Read More

Dr. Eric Chen

Dr. Chen has recently joined the Foot & Ankle Center after completing his extensive Foot & Ankle Surgical training in Michigan. He performed a three-year residency at the prestigious Henry Ford Hospital where he was Chief resident. He has participated in original research, presented lectures at surgical conferences and has won awards for his research and presentations. While in Medical School he was awarded a highly regarded Merit Scholarship for Academic Achievement. Dr. Chen completed his Undergraduate studies in Vancouver, Canada and is excited to make Arizona his new home with his wife.

Gina Conker

Job Title:

Practice Manager

Hire Date:

07/15/2006

Years Employed:

14

Gina started the Practice in Scottsdale with Dr. DiNucci. She has been instrumental in the growth, stability and success of the Foot & Ankle Center of Arizona. She has exceptional organization and excellent communication skills with the office staff. Gina has been able to delegate duties to a number of Front office staff but maintains close watch over the entire office and oversees day to day operations. She is clearly a hands on manager.

Gabbie Valdez

Job Title:

Lead Medical Asst

Hire Date:

11/04/2007

Years Employed:

13

Gabbie started her medical assistant career in 2007 at Foot and Ankle Center. She has been with Dr. Di Nucci learning and improving her skills since 2007. She is responsible of all patient care, and inventory and supply orders. She is a mother of 3 young children. She holds a current Podiatry limited X-ray certification.

Cami Stephenson

Job Title:

Lead Surgical Med. Asst

Hire Date:

11/01/2013

Years Employed:

7

She started her career in an Orthopedic Specialty as a medical assistant where she learned patient care as well as fracture care and procedures. She is the lead medical assistant for surgery scheduling. She is comfortable with every aspect of the practice and one of our most dependable staff members. She holds a current limited Podiatry X-ray certification.

Luly Roman

Job Title:

Front Desk Receptionist

Hire Date:

04/28/2014

Years Employed:

6

She joined our practice in 2014. As a single mom, she made a career change from Real estate to the Medical field. She is a valuable part of our reception team at Foot and Ankle Center. She is oversees the front office reception, she handles incoming and outgoing referrals, and provides daily correspondence with our patients, hospitals, facilities. She handles patient’s insurance coverages and performs daily benefits verifications. She collects patient payments for office visits, services and surgery charges.

Carol Amsbough

Job Title:

Lead Regenerative Asst

Hire Date:

11/30/2015

Years Employed:

5

Carol is a 1991 graduate of Minot State University with a BA in Microbiology. She has started her career at Providence Medical Center in Everett, WA as a lead Lab assistant in 1997. She has worked in Dermatology, Podiatry and Cardiology specialist offices. She is the lead Regenerative medicine assistant for Dr. Di Nucci and performs all other medical assistant duties. She holds a current podiatry limited X-ray certification.

Betty Marcheschi

Job Title:

Front Desk Receptionist

Hire Date:

03/06/2018

Years Employed:

2

Betty started her career in Medical field as medical assistant in San Diego in 1995. She has been worked in a number of Medical offices and feels most at home with the Foot & Ankle Center of Arizona. She is a valuable part of our front reception. She greets our patients with a smile every day. She is responsible of all paperwork, insurance verifications and data entry for patients charts.