Our Staff

All professionals at Sunrise Women's Healthcare maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Barbara Newman D.O.

Dr. Newman is board-certified by the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She has been practicing in Mesa since 2003 and has earned a reputation for caring and thoroughness in providing service to her patients.
An honors graduate of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, she majored in Biology with a minor in Spanish. She was privileged to spend a semester at the prestigious University of Santander in Northern Spain. Her proficiency in Spanish has enabled her to communicate effectively with patients who speak either English or Spanish.

Dr. Newman graduated in the top 10 of her class at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA. Her internship was completed in Philadelphia, where she was chief intern. Her residency was at the Kennedy Hospital System in southern New Jersey, where she was chief resident in her final year. After completing her training, she returned to Arizona to begin her medical practice.

Dr. Newman has been on the staff of Mesa General, Banner Baywood and Banner Desert hospitals. She was named by her peers as Vice Chair of the OB/GYN Department at Banner Baywood in 2008. She is now affiliated with Banner Gateway, one of the newest and most innovative hospitals in the Valley.

Dr. Newman is board-certified by the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She has been practicing in Mesa since 2003 and has earned a reputation for caring and thoroughness in providing service to her patients.

An honors graduate of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, she majored in Biology with a minor in Spanish. She was privileged to spend a semester at the prestigious University of Santander in Northern Spain. Her proficiency in Spanish has enabled her to communicate effectively with patients who speak either English or Spanish.

Dr. Newman graduated in the top 10 of her class at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA. Her internship was completed in Philadelphia, where she was chief intern. Her residency was at the Kennedy Hospital System in southern New Jersey, where she was chief resident in her final year. After completing her training, she returned to Arizona to begin her medical practice.

Dr. Newman has been on the staff of Mesa General, Banner Baywood and Banner Desert hospitals. She was named by her peers as Vice Chair of the OB/GYN Department at Banner Baywood in 2008. 

She is now affiliated with Banner Gateway, one of the newest and most innovative hospitals in the Valley. Dr. Newman works with this one hospital in order to best serve and focus on her patients.


Dawn Williams, Nurse Practitioner

Dawn has been practicing in women's healthcare for over 20 years. She obtained her certification as an Obstetric/Gynecology Nurse Practitioner from University of Phoenix in 1995. Prior to that she worked as an RN for 10 years.

Dawn enjoys providing care to women of all ages. She is experienced in educating women concerning family planning, genetic risks related to family history, and all women's health needs up to menopause. She is skilled in IUD insertion and many other gynecological procedures. Providing quality OB care also bring her enjoyment.Dawn is married to Daren and has a large combined family. She enjoys reading, traveling, family celebrations and watching her Arizona Cardnials. She has lived in Arizona since 1973.


Nicole Seaman, Office Manager

Nicole has been a part of the Sunrise Women's Healthcare family since 2011. Nicole attended Blair College and graduated in 2003 with her Associates Degree in Applied Science. She has been working in OB/GYNs for 13 years, and is truly passionate about women's health.

Nicole is married to her best friend Tim, and they have 2 wonderful children, Justin, and Austin. Nicole enjoys playing softball, having movie nights at home, and spending time with her family.


Jessica Torres, Lead Medical Assistant, Surgery Scheduler

Jessica has worked with Dr. Newman as her medical assistant for 6 years. She graduated from Apollo College in 2005 and was hired from her externship. Jessica enjoys working with pregnant moms and seeing the newborns come into the office. Dr. Newman and Jessica work well together and agree that patient care is most important.

Jessica was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona. She has a spunky 8 year old son named Quentin. Her hobbies include bargain shopping, swimming and spending time with friends and families.


Ryan Spielman, Billing Coordinator

Ryan is our medical biller. He's the owner of Now Business Solutions, a comprehensive medical billing company, he files all claims and will be your direct contact for any billing questions, from insurance coverage to payment plan options.

Ryan's contact information is:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 888-962-9991
Website: nowbusinesssolutions.com