Dr. Charles Boniske

Born in 1952 in Orange California, Dr. Boniske attended the University of California at Irvine receiving a BS in Mathematics and a BA in Biology. He went to the University of Miami Medical School graduating in 1979. His internship and residency in Internal Medicine was at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix followed in 1982 by a rheumatology fellowship back at his alma mater, UCI.

Dr. Boniske is Board certified in rheumatology and internal medicine. He is a founding fellow in the American College of Rheumatology. He has been in practice in Visalia since 1984 and restricts his practice to rheumatology.


Colleen Gleason, FNP, PA

Colleen Gleason was born in Chowchilla, California. She graduated from the College of the Sequoias in 1981 as a Registered Nurse with an Associate of Science Degree. Miss Gleason worked as an R.N. for 16 years and then decided to further her education. She was accepted into the University of Davis Medical School and completed the Family Nurse Practioner and Physician Assistant Program in 1999.

She has worked with Dr. Boniske since 1999 as Rheumatology Specialist Family Nurse Practioner / Certified Physician Assistant. She is a member of the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals. Ms. Gleason has lectured locally on osteoporosis and arthritis related subjects. She actively pursues educational opportunities by attending American College of Rheumatology sponsored conferences and seminars.