Meet Our Care Team

We have an unparalleled commitment to providing each patient with personalized care that supports both body and spirit, every single day.

Dr. Karen Finkelstein

Gynecologic Oncologist

Dr. Finkelstein is double board certified in OB/GYN and GYN/ONC and is the first in New Mexico to receive accreditation as a “Master Surgeon” in Robotic Surgery and Minimally Invasive Gynecology. She leads the Southwest Women’s Oncology team with expertise and a drive to always deliver the best.

Dr. Preya Wisner

Gynecologic Oncologist

Dr. Preya Wisner is a gynecologic oncology specialist committed to providing her patients with the best treatment plans possible as well as peace of mind. She is an expert in sentinel lymph node mapping and minimally invasive surgery.

jacklyn chavez is a skilled physician assistant treating gynecologic cancer
Physician Assistant

Jacklyn Chavez is a University of New Mexico graduate who brings experience, skill and focus to her mission of providing excellent care for all women.

Gabriela Pobar
Physician Assistant

Gabriela Pobar is a talented physician assistant and graduate of the University of New Mexico. She finds her purpose in helping others, especially the women of New Mexico.

Stephanie Beyes
Physician Assistant

Stephanie Beyes is a University of St. Francis graduate. She has had a lifelong passion for oncology and is committed to serving the New Mexico community.

Aimee Casarez FNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner

Aimee holds her Master’s of Science in Nursing- FNP. She has worked extensively in neonatal intensive care, PACU, oncology, gynecology, primary and rural health care.

Aimee Casarez FNP-BC
Melissa Torres, DNP, NP-C, APRNFA
Nurse Practitioner

Melissa is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and has completed an Advanced Practice Provider Surgery Fellowship. She is a Board-Certified Adult-Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

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Oncology Nurses

Here for your care, comfort, and well-being, our oncology nurses provide exceptional aid when you need them most. Along with Dr. Finkelstein and Dr. Wisner, our experienced nursing staff offers compassionate, comprehensive care to focus on each patient’s individual needs.

Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants

Giving you the time and attention you deserve, our nurse practitioners and physician assistants will be there to provide the highest level of care during your treatments. You will get to know them well as they will assist with your examinations and treatment plans.

Medical Assistants

Our experienced and caring medical assistants perform administrative and clinical tasks to support Dr. Finkelstein and Dr. Wisner in caring for patients. Our medical assistants always welcome you with smiling faces, helping hands, and caring hearts as they treat you like family.