Our Stories

Dr. Van and Baby Hawas

Being a Pediatrician Inspires me Every Day

October 26, 2016

A Pediatrician for over 45 years, and a member of the Mountain Park family for the past 13 years, Dr. William Van Arsdell always felt a calling to practice medicine, specifically in community health. To learn more about him and his dedication to his patients, read his story.

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How We Help Our Pregnant Patients Manage Gestational Diabetes

October 21, 2016

Mountain Park Health Center is known for its unique approach to healthcare, providing our patients with many different options so they receive the best care possible. One area where this approach is useful is with pregnant women who have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Learn more here.

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Helping Keep Arizona Children Healthy

September 30, 2016

Mountain Park wants all patients—especially our youngest ones—to live long and healthy lives. With our integrated services under one roof, we are able to give our children all-inclusive care while adapting to their individual needs.

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Rajal and her parents

Finding Passion in Pharmacy

September 26, 2016

Rajal has always loved science and chemistry. But, it’s not until she moved to the U.S. that Pharmacy grasped her attention. After graduation she started working at Mountain Park because she has always interested in collaborative care. Check out her story!

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MPHC Team at groundbreaking for Tempe Clinic

New Medical Home Coming to Tempe Community

September 23, 2016

On Wednesday, September 14, excitement was in the air at the Groundbreaking Ceremony of our new Tempe Clinic scheduled to open in 2017. Check out the highlights and photos from the event.

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Christine Wins Personal Achievement Award

September 14, 2016

Christine Garcia was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes two years ago and with the help from her coworkers, our medical team and her competitive nature she was able to beat the disease. She is now healthier than she has ever been before.

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How Helping Others Helped Me

September 09, 2016

Marivel’s life changed when she joined the Community Ambassadors program. Not only has she been able to help her community, but the community has helped her. Read more to find out more.

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Doctor Visits for Your Baby’s First Year

September 06, 2016

The first year of a child’s life is a hectic one. One important thing for parents to keep in mind is that the well-check up visits are an important part of your child’s growth and development. We’re here to help all of our new parents through the first year and every year after that.

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Meet Constance and Love: Importance of a Great Doctor

September 01, 2016

The Martinez family has been coming to Mountain Park for nine years. Since day one they they were instantly impressed with the care Dr. Rachel Sy provided them with. Find out what Constance had to say about Mountain Park and the care she receives from Dr. Sy.

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MPHC Team during Diversity Summit

Diversity Summit Focuses on Authentic Diversity

August 29, 2016

Mountain Park Health Center’s 6th Annual Diversity Site Council Summit took place on Friday, August 19. This year’s theme was Authentic Diversity. Read this to learn more and check out the photos from the event!

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Four Ways to a Successful School Year Start

August 02, 2016

It’s almost time to go back to school. Dr. Martinez from our Maryvale Clinic is here to share four tips you can do to help your child have a successful start to an awesome school year!

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Jazmin in action in clinic

Meet Jazmin: From Patient to Medical Assistant

July 26, 2016

Meet Jazmin, a patient for more than 15 years, who decided to take part in our Bootcamp program and employee because she loved the care her and her family received from our doctors. Find out why she loves working with us.

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Big Mike with a Big Heart

July 12, 2016

From working in our clinics to his community outreach, Mike Davis, our Support Desktop Specialist is loved by all, no matter where he goes. To learn more about him read his story.

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Becoming an American: Rabah’s Journey

June 30, 2016

Rabah Radhi, our Language Access Manager, shares her journey from Iraq to the United States. She talks to us about the common issues refugees and non-English speaking individuals face-especially with language barriers in the healthcare industry. Learn more about her journey to a place she now calls home.

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How We Help Our Patients with Diabetes Care

June 22, 2016

At Mountain Park, whole-patient care is the focus of our practice. Whether its diabetes or another condition, our care teams take pride in making sure we work together and give our patients the resources they need to lead a happy, healthy life.

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Young Artists Featured in Our Clinics

June 14, 2016

In partnership with Andalucia Middle School, Crockett Elementary and James W. Rice Primary School we joined together to celebrate the talents of kids in our community. Learn more about our Art in School program and the joy it brings to the kids lives.

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Kids enjoying free summer lunch from MPHC

Providing Free Summer Lunches for Kids

June 13, 2016

For the third year in a row, our WIC clinic partnered with the Summer Food Service Program to give children 18 and younger nutritious meals during the summer months. Stop by our newly remodeled Baseline West Clinic and give your child a free, healthy lunch.

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Tempe Community Tours New Clinic Space

Tempe Community Tours New Clinic Space

June 02, 2016

At our fourth Music for Medicine this May, community leaders and partners joined us for a sneak peek of our new Tempe Clinic located on the northeast corner of Broadway and McClintock.

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Mountain Park’s 2015 Annual Report & Diversity, Inclusion, & Community Affairs Report

May 17, 2016

In 2015 Mountain Park’s approach to healthcare reached a whole new level. We are proud of our staff who have found innovative ways to provide Healthcare You Can See while creating healthy, inclusive communities – and think you will be too.

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