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Take a moment to review our faculty’s impressive biographies and credentials that bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to our residents. Our faculty members all share a belief in the educational value of experience. Your medical practice experiences at Marian Regional Medical Center will complement your education and offer depth and validity to your hard-earned credentials.

Willard S. Chung, M.D.
Program Director

Dr. Chung graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School prior to completing his residency, where he spent seven years with the highly respected Scripps Health system at the Mercy hospitals in San Diego county. Currently, Dr. Chung practices at the Family Medicine Center and is board-certified in family medicine, 2009. To hear Dr. Chung share more about his role in the program as well as his personal interests, click here.

Lindsey Faucette, D.O.
Director of Osteopathic Medical Education

After graduation from the University of California at Berkeley, she received her DO from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency in urban family medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City and received additional training in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona. She is board-certified in family medicine, 2012. To hear Dr. Faucette share more about her role in the program as well as her personal interests, click here.


Richard L. McClaflin, M.D., F.A.A.F.P.

As an experienced family care physician, Dr. McClaflin comes to Marian from University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Medicine where he was the Associate Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, the Director of Graduate Medical Education and the Program Director of the Eau Claire Family Medicine Residency. He earned his medical doctorate from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and completed a Faculty Development Fellowship at Duke University School of Medicine. To hear Dr. McClaflin share more about his role in the program as well as his personal interests, click here.

Thomas Dawes

Thomas M. Dawes, Jr., MD

Dr. Dawes received his undergraduate degree from University of California, Riverside in 1992 and his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in 1996. He established his private practice in Santa Maria in 2001. Dr. Dawes is a diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Dawes is dedicated to providing comprehensive primary care in a compassionate and professional environment. He has been instructing medical students and residents for the past 15 years and is committed to the medical education process.

Victor Pulido

Victor Pulido, DO

Dr. Pulido received his undergraduate degree from Occidental College in 1984 and his medical degree from Western University of Health Science – College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, California and completed residency training at Riverside General Hospital. Dr. Pulido is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and is a diplomate of the American Academy of Family Practice. As an osteopathic physician, Dr. Pulido’s is to assist his patients in achieving optimal health. He emphasizes health promotion, preventive health and the best disease management for all of his patients.

Victor Pulido

Heidi Millard, MD

I am a deeply caring physician who is passionate about helping my patients live an abundant life. I believe that providing care for individuals involves listening and understanding their needs as a whole person. I love to empower patients with knowledge that helps them eat better, quit smoking, have regular preventative visits, and participate in regular exercise. I am committed to providing healthcare to my patients that allows them to life the best and longest life possible.

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