Charles W. Burns, MSN, FNP

Charles W. Burns, MSN, NP in Family Health is a Board Certified graduate of Niagara University and has been a practicing Nurse Practitioner (NP) for 17 years.  He is trained in child, adolescent, adult and geriatric primary care, and is trained to diagnose and treat a full range of healthcare problems.  Under the New York State Healthcare Modernization Act of 2015, Charles is qualified to practice independently as a primary care provider (PCP), while collaborating with local physicians to provide his patients with an evidence-based continuity of care.

As a practice, Destination Wellness emphasizes preventative care, with goals of identifying and modifying disease risk factors in order to achieve better health outcomes for you and your family. 


Dawn Springer, MSN, FNP

"A Dose of Dawn" 

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Dawn Springer, MSN FNP in Family Health is a graduate of Niagara University 2000 and has also received her National Board Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing.

For the past 17 years Dawn has been in practice as a Medical Director in school health, and in the evening she worked as a Co-Director of an after hours clinic.

Dawn's passion in the past few years have centered around additional training in holistic and alternative therapies which she feels will assist her patients in reaching their highest potential of health and wellness. 

She is very active with the Town of Hamburg Drug Free Communities Coalition, where Dawn serves as treasurer for the committee. She is a current member of the Parent-Child Connection of Hamburg, committee member for the Kathleen Mary House, home for women and children affected by domestic violence. Dawn has also been the recipient of the Michael Dundon Town of Hamburg Youth Bureau Award.

"My goal is to bring my years of experience as a family nurse practitioner along with my training in alternative and holistic therapies to treat all of my patients at Destination Wellness as a whole in mind, body and spirit"


Our providers are now licensed to consult and prescribe Medical Cannabis


**they do not have to be your Primary Care Provider to see you for this**


Our Practice


Destination Wellness is a Nurse Practitioner owned family medical practice located in Orchard Park, NY and is servicing patients in Western New York.  The specialty of family medicine is centered on lasting, caring relationships with patients and their families. We specialize in caring for the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of our patients and seek to offer a holistic approach to your care.


We are accepting new patients and most insurances.  Call us for an appointment today!


Our Massage Therapist

Shari M. Pixley, LMT

Shari is a 2009 graduate of New York Institute of Massage, and has been licensed in the state of New York since then. She has been in practice since, with a true passion for medical and deep tissue massage.

Her professional passion has always been helping her patients feel less pain, increased range of motion, and helping their bodies heal themselves with many different techniques. Shari has been a welcomed member of Destination Wellness and truly enjoys helping our patients with a more complete treatment for a renewed body.

In Shari's spare time, she loves spending time with her son, dog, family and friends. She enjoys crafts, traveling and everything life has to offer.

"Massage therapy is more than just a luxury, it is the therapy we at Destination Wellness use to live a relaxed, rejuvenated, painless life"

Our Providers