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Our Physicians

Stephen Hammett, DO

Jerry M. Fioramonti, MD

John P. Deuel, DO

Stephen W. Williams, DO

Nancy Flachman, FNP-C

Melanie Patton, MD


Stephen Hammett, DO

Stephen Hammett, DO

An Arizona State University graduate, Dr. Hammett earned his doctorate in osteopathy from Midwestern University, in Glendale, Arizona. He completed his family practice internship and residency training with John C. Lincoln Health Network.

Dr. Hammett's special interests include wellness, preventive care and the whole spectrum of family medicine. He adheres to the principles and practices of osteopathic medicine, including manipulative therapy.

Dr. Hammett is on staff at John C. Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital, and is board certified by the American Osteopathic Association.

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John P. Deuel, DO

John P. Deuel, DO

Dr. Deuel received his medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1995. He completed his residency at Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center, Johnson City, NY, in 1998.

His professional experience includes practicing in Pennysylvania, New York, Korea and Arizona. He holds board certifications with the National Board of Osteopathic Examiners and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. Dr. Deuel is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American Academy of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He is licensed in New York and Arizona.

Dr. Deuel joined Gavilan Peak Family Practice in May 2011, and welcomes new patients.

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Jerry M. Fioramonti, MD

Jerry M. Fioramonti, MD

Joined John C. Lincoln: 2005.

Degree: MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 1979.

Board certifications: American Board of Urgent Care Medicine and American Board of Family Practice.

Clinical interests: Urgent care procedures.

Awards: Named "Top Doctor" twice for family practice by Phoenix magazine.

Philosophy of care: "I believe in treating every patient just as I would my own family."

Hobbies and personal interests: Golf and music.

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Stephen W. Williams, DO

Stephen W. Williams, DO

Joined John C. Lincoln: 1997.

Degree: DO, The Oklahoma College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Tulsa, Okla., 1987.

Internship: Family medicine, Phoenix General Hospital, Phoenix, Ariz., 1988.

Fellowship: Residency program directorship, American Academy of Family Practice, Kansas City, Mo., 2005.

Board certification: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.

Clinical interests: Family practice and urgent care with particular interests in chronic illness, back pain, sports medicine and women's health issues. Dr. Williams also served as program director of the Family Practice Residency Program at John C. Lincoln for several years.

Philosophy of care: "A holistic approach to health care. Mind, body and spirit are all important in maximizing health."

Hobbies and personal interests: Hiking, camping and sports.

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Nancy Flachman, FNP-C

Nancy Flachman, FNP-C

Joined John C. Lincoln: November 2012.

Degree: MSN, AAPN, FNP-C, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Ariz., 2012.

Certification: Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program.

Clinical interests: General medicine.

Philosophy of care: "I'm blessed to have the opportunity to care for others at a higher level after serving as an RN for more than 29 years."

Hobbies and personal interests: Family, grandchildren, shopping, traveling and hiking.

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Melanie Patton, MD

Melanie Patton, MD

Joined John C. Lincoln: May 2014.

Degree: MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 2001.

Residency: 2004, Family Medicine, Banner Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ.

Board certification: American Academy of Family Physicians.

Clinical interests: Women’s health, wellness, family care.

Philosophy of care: "I like to educate patients to help themselves to improve their health and wellness. I partner with my patients moving them toward physical and emotional well-being."

Language spoken: English.

Hobbies and personal interests: Yoga, travel and spending quality time with my husband and three children.

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