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Dr. Anthony Del Angel, D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Anthony Del Angel, owner of Gonstead Physical Medicine, earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Ball State University as well as a Master of Science in exercise physiology from Auburn University prior to graduating from Palmer College in Iowa.

He is the team chiropractor for the Albquerque Isotopes baseball club (Colorado Rockies AAA organization) and New Mexico United soccer club. As a former collegiate athlete and strength and conditioning coach, Dr. Tony loves focusing on sports medicine. He has designed programs to help collegiate athletes achieve maximum function in order to prevent injuries. He has successfully adapted those rehab programs for patients of varying athletic abilities at Gonstead Physical Medicine and combined them with the most advanced sports medicine techniques in the world to create treatment programs that achieve the best results that healthcare can provide. Dr. Tony is OnBaseU certified as well as Driveline coaching certified.

Dr. Paul Zaner, D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Paul Zaner, Florida native who received a Bachelor's degree in Biology at Florida Atlantic University and Doctorate of Chiropractic at Palmer Chiropractic College in Daytona Beach, Florida where he met his wife, who is the New Mexican native. Dr. Paul has a background in soft tissue mobilization and sports biomechanics. He has competed in weight lifting and body building competitions who specializes in strength and conditioning. Dr. Paul's mantra: Movement is Life!

Dr. David Bixel, D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. David Bixel grew up in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, but considers New Mexico his home. He completed a Bachelor of Science from Liberty University before pursuing a Doctorate at Palmer College of Chiropractic. Having personally seen the benefits of regular chiropractic care in not only his life, but the lives of several family members, Dr. Dave is passionate about helping people of all ages experience the same improvement to their quality of life.

Dr. Brianne Wade, D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic

Sally Valdez, NP

Nurse Practitioner

Sally Valdez is a board certified family nurse practitioner and member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners with over 13 years of healthcare experience. She graduated from the University of New Mexico with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 2007. While working in the Neuroscience ICU at the University of New Mexico Hospitals she earned her Master of Science from the University of New Mexico in 2017. Her experience as a Nurse Practitioner includes interventional pain management and addiction medicine, with extensive training in interventional procedures including ultrasound and fluoroscopy guided injections.

She is a thoughtful, open and straightforward practitioner who believes in providing her patients with a holistic approach to their health in order to help them regain an active, improved quality of life. In addition to her professional experience, Sally is actively pursuing complementary and alternative therapeutic modalities to incorporate into her current practice. She is passionate about preventative care and maintaining healthy communities.

Sally is married to her husband of 13 years, and has two boys age 7 and 10. She loves spending time with her family enjoying outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, hunting, riding dirt bikes and running.

Our Team

Dr. Anthony Del Angel, D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic Dr. Anthony Del Angel of Gonstead Physical Medicine in Albuquerque New Mexico

Dr. Anthony Del Angel, owner of Gonstead Physical Medicine, earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Ball State University as well as a Master of Science in exercise physiology from Auburn University prior to graduating from Palmer College in Iowa.

He is the team chiropractor for the Albquerque Isotopes baseball club (Colorado Rockies AAA organization) and New Mexico United soccer club. As a former collegiate athlete and strength and conditioning coach, Dr. Tony loves focusing on sports medicine. He has designed programs to help collegiate athletes achieve maximum function in order to prevent injuries. He has successfully adapted those rehab programs for patients of varying athletic abilities at Gonstead Physical Medicine and combined them with the most advanced sports medicine techniques in the world to create treatment programs that achieve the best results that healthcare can provide. Dr. Tony is OnBaseU certified as well as Driveline coaching certified.













Dr. Austin DeHoogh, D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic Austin DeHoogh

The doctors bio will be available soon...













Dr. David Bixel, D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic David Bixel

Dr. David Bixel grew up in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, but considers New Mexico his home. He completed a Bachelor of Science from Liberty University before pursuing a Doctorate at Palmer College of Chiropractic. Having personally seen the benefits of regular chiropractic care in not only his life, but the lives of several family members, Dr. Dave is passionate about helping people of all ages experience the same improvement to their quality of life.






Dr. Brianne Wade, D.C.

Biography coming soon...


Betty Etherton, CNP

Nurse Practitioner

Biography coming soon...