Meet Our Providers.
David Thorrez, MD
A graduate of the University of Michigan medical school and St. John's pediatric residency, Dr. Thorrez has devoted over 40 years to the medical care of children and teens. Dr. Thorrez believes that providing medical care for the children of Ypsilanti is God's call on his life, and he has been a trusted and beloved advisor to several generations of families. He is fluent in Spanish and has special interests in asthma and behavioral health.
Debra Boyer, MD
Dr. Boyer graduated from the Ohio State University College of Human Medicine and did her pediatric residency at Hurley Medical Center through Michigan State University. For over 25 years Dr. Boyer has been providing medical care for the children of southeast Michigan in the office and the pediatric emergency room. Dr. Boyer has special interests in nutrition and children with special needs.
Karla Xavier, MD
As a Pediatrician, Dr. Xavier considers it a privilege and obligation to preserve and support the most precious gift we all have, the gift of Life. She believes in treating patients using an integrated approach including caring for the physical, mental, cognitive, social and spiritual welfare of the child. Each of us has a particular purpose in this world. She believes it is the role of those who work in the medical field to strive to preserve life so those in their care are able to reach their full potential and complete their mission on earth.
Angie Waldman, CPNP
Angie Waldman is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who completed her master’s degree in nursing at The Ohio State University. She previously worked as a nurse practitioner in Oakland County where she and her husband, Joel, lived for 3 years. They moved to the area in April 2016 to plant a church in Ann Arbor. She is looking forward to being able to provide Christ-centered care to the children of Ypsilanti and surrounding areas. Angie has a special interest in preventing and managing obesity through diet and exercise.
Katie Fenton, CPNP
Katie Fenton CPNP completed her nurse practitioner studies at the University of Michigan. She has worked in cardiac critical care at Mott Children's Hospital and now provides kind and thorough care for children and teens in our office. She has special interests in caring for babies and children with asthma. Her experiences as a foster parent have also given her particular skills in caring for children with special needs.