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. 


"A Dose of Dawn" 


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 Owner