Our Attentive Providers

Women to women

Few experiences are as rewarding as delivering babies. This begins with conception planning, extends through prenatal visits, and culminates in a healthy birth. Every woman has her own expectations about how she envisions her birth experience. Our all female obstetrician team’s goal is to make this a memorable event.

We offer you a variety of experts in a single office that can care for the many aspects of gynecology, with the option of minimally invasive procedures when needed. Our female gynecologic surgeons are exceptionally trained in cutting edge surgical technologies such as

DaVinci Robotic Hysterectomy, Vaginal Reconstructional Surgery and Treatment for Urinary Incontenance.

We believe that delivering this high level of care with uncompromised patient satisfaction is what sets Copperstate OB/Gyn apart from other medical practices. Our patients are very important to us as we fulfill our mission to deliver comprehensive, contemporary, and most importantly compassionate medical care.

Meet

Our Physicians

Tucson Area Obstetricians and Gynecologists (OB/Gyn)

As you read our provider biographies, you’ll notice that we have carefully gathered a group of board-certified specialists that makes Copperstate OB/Gyn one of the most progressive OB/Gyn groups in the Tucson area.

Karen Addis, M.D.

“Patients are people with diverse needs and wants. I look forward to long-term
relationships with those I have had the privilege to care for in all phases of life.”

Meet KAren Addis

Special
Interests:

• Gynecologic ultrasound
• Laparoscopic surgery
• Menopause management

Education:

• University of Arizona, M.D.
• Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, Residency in General Surgery and Ob/Gyn

Paige Brainard, M.D

“I wanted to establish and maintain patient relationships – becoming an
OB/GYN offered me the chance to pursue that goal. I’m able to share medical and life experiences with my patients. Right now, I’m caring for a second generation pregnancy; I’ll deliver the baby of a woman I delivered.”

Meet paige brainard

Special
Interests:

• DaVinci surgery
• Diagnostic gynecology
• Diagnostic gynecologic ultrasound
• In-office procedures

Education:

• University of Arizona, M.D.
• University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Residency in Ob/Gyn

Katherine Farias, M.D.

“I strive to treat my patients with the love, concern and respect that I would
want for myself, my family members and my friends. As a woman and mother, I understand the challenges in achieving a comfortable balance between the many demands on your time. I want to provide a compassionate space where we can help you take care of yourself as well as care for those around you.”

Meet KAtherine farias

Special
Interests:

• Minimally invasive surgery for heavy bleeding, urinary incontinence, or surgical sterilization
• Routine/high risk obstetrical care
• Care of adolescents and young women
• Irregular or painful period management

Education:

• University of Arizona, M.D.
• University of Arizona and University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Residency in Ob/Gyn

Elizabeth Weisert, M.D.

“My patients are some of the most remarkable women I have ever met. I am
constantly amazed at the ability of my patients to cope with the multitude of
issues that confront them daily.”

Meet elizabeth weisert

Special
Interests:

• Diagnostic ultrasound
• Minimally invasive surgical treatments for heavy menses, irregular menses and sterilization
• Reconstructive pelvic organ prolapse surgery
• Teens/adolescent gynecology

Education:

• Tulane University, M.D.
• University Medical Center, Tucson, Residency in Ob/Gyn

lori mulick

Lori Mulick, WHNP

A Physician I once worked with told me: “Compassion is the key to success. As
long as you always listen and respond to your patients, you will be successful”.
This has helped pave my practice and my success.

Meet lori mulick

Special
Interests:

• Gynecologic ultrasound
• Laparoscopic surgery
• Menopause management

Eduction:

• University of Arizona, B.S. Biology

Adrianna Bernal, FNP

As a family nurse practitioner specializing in women’s health, I take pride in helping women reach their optimal health.

Meet adrianna bernal

Special
Interests:

• Prenatal and postpartum care
• Lactation and breast feeding support
• Contraception and family planning, and preventative medicine (women’s health)

Eduction:

• Grand Canyon University, BSN
• Grand Canyon University, MSN, FNP

Danielle Villatoro, WHNP

Becoming a certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner has fulfilled a personal and professional goal. Empowering women through health education, all while providing the highest quality care reminds me of the nurturing yet inspiring nature of the profession.

Meet Danielle Villatoro

Special
Interests:

• Family planning
• Care of adolescents and young women

Eduction:

• California State University, Long Beach, BSN, RN
• California State University, Fullerton, MSN, WHNP