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Bridget Stiegler, DO

Medical Director Palliative Care

Northern Arizona Healthcare

Dr. Stiegler is a 5th generation Arizona native who completed her medical training at Midwestern University College of Medicine in 2006.  Dr. Stiegler had the opportunity to participate in a pre-doctoral teaching fellowship in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and continues to utilize hands-on techniques in her comprehensive approach to patient care. After completing her residency training in internal medicine at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Dr. Stiegler served as chief resident in 2009-2010, and then joined BGSMC faculty as a teaching attending on the Academic Medical Service.  In 2014, Dr. Stiegler completed a fellowship in Palliative Medicine and joined the Palliative Medicine team to work as a full-time palliative care physician.

Dr. Stiegler has special interest in biomedical ethics, healthcare equity and outreach for marginalized populations, and in physician education on the care of the terminally ill patient.  She is a member of the Northern Arizona Healthcare Ethics Committee and Provider Group Advisory Council, and an Associate Professor in the department of Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Stiegler now works as Medical Director of Palliative Care and Hospice for Northern Arizona Healthcare. Her interdisciplinary team runs busy inpatient Palliative Care consult services at Flagstaff Medical Center, Sedona Cancer Center and Verde Valley Medical Center, as well as outpatient Supportive Care Clinics in Flagstaff, Cottonwood and Sedona, and comprehensive hospice services for all of Northern Arizona. Dr. Stiegler has four children ages 6-21, whom she adores. She loves all that the state has to offer, including hiking, camping, fishing and skiing, and is happiest out in the wilderness with her husky Maya.

Dr. Stiegler has no disclosures.