St. Joseph’s Hospital
Tucson Medical Center
Tucson Surgery Center
Please call the office to set an appointment. (520) 318-3004
Dr. Ducharme was born in Michigan, but spent her childhood moving between Michigan and England. She attended Regent’s College in London as well as Albion College in Michigan, where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in history with a minor in pre-med, graduating Cum Laude. She earned her medical degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Her internship and surgical residency were at Wilford Hall Medical Center, part of the University of Texas San Antonio Health Science Center, which offered a combined military/civilian residency program.
From 1997 through 2011, Dr. Ducharme served in the United States Air Force. She was stationed at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas, Royal Air Force Lakenheath in England, and Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona. She was deployed on multiple special missions, twice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Dr. Ducharme is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons.