Dr. Valichnac (Feely) was born and raised in Show Low, Arizona.  She completed a Bachelor’s of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology from The University of Arizona.  She proceeded to attend medical school at The University of Arizona College of Medicine.  She completed residency in Front Royal, Virginia at the Shenandoah Valley Family Practice Residency Program.  In April of 2014, she married Jim Feely and is currently in the process of changing her name to Dr. Feely.


Dr. Valichnac (Feely) moved to Safford to be part of Gila Valley Clinic, because she rotated with the clinic during medical school and enjoyed the full family medicine spectrum offered at the clinic.



• Board Certified in Family Medicine

• Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians

• Family Medicine Residency at Shenandoah Valley Family Practice Residency Program

• MD from the University of Arizona College of Medicine

• BS from University of Arizona in Molecular and Cellular Biology 

• Special interest in OB care


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