Dr. Chapeskie began his post-secondary education with the intention of becoming a teacher. He changed paths and went into medicine, receiving his medical doctorate from the University of Toronto, Canada. He has always incorporated his desire to be an educator into his medical practice. Dr. Chapeskie believes that a patient who understands his/her health conditions is far better able to actively participate in their own healthcare. He is excited that UNISON FAMILY MEDICINE allows even more opportunity to educate and inform patients regarding their health issues.
Dr. Chapeskie has specialized in Family Medicine for over 30 years, practicing first in Victoria, British Columbia and then in Tucson, AZ after relocating in 1995.
He consistently strives to maintain his knowledge base and keep up with the ever-advancing field of medicine. He has received awards from the Canadian College of Family Physicians and the British Columbia Medical Association for obtaining the highest marks in the country on his Canadian Family Practice Certification exam. He has consistently scored in the top 1% on his American Board of Family Medicine Certification/ Recertification examinations. On his most recent exam in 2014, he received a perfect score of 800.
Dr. Chapeskie has been married to Joy, his high school sweetheart, for over 35 years. They enjoy playing tennis and taking on home renovation projects as a team. They share that home with their two dogs, Tchotchke and Tasha.
To relax, the doctor likes to play guitar and study music.