Alice Baluha, WHNP

Women’s Health Lead Nurse Practitioner  I love books, so when I was little, I wanted to be a librarian. But when I was 19, I had my first child, and the nurse who worked with me was the most amazing person I’d ever met. That’s when I decided to become a nurse. I like working in public health, and after … Read More

Neil Trachtenberg, MD

Board Certified I come from all over the place! I was born in Zimbabwe, then I went to Israel, then to South Africa, and in the 70s I came to and stayed in Phoenix. I had a magical attraction to medicine, mostly because I wanted to figure out how things worked. Taking care of patients and people is important to … Read More

Marneece Williams, MD

Board Certified Growing up in the Bahamas, I was one of four girls and for as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to be a women’s healthcare provider. When I was just 11 years old, my mom got sick after giving birth and had to go to the hospital. We didn’t know it at the time but it was … Read More

Lydia Ehlenberger, MD

Board Certified EducationUniversity of Arizona, College of Medicine ResidencyGood Samaritan Regional ClinicBaseline I was born and raised in Phoenix. As a child I knew I wanted to work in healthcare. My mom was especially instrumental in my career choice as she encouraged me to volunteer at Maricopa Medical Center where she worked. This led to a lifetime of volunteering, especially … Read More

Mohammad Ahmad, MD

Board Certified I’m from Pakistan and I didn’t know what I wanted to do when I was a kid, I just kept going to school and learning and eventually decided to go into medicine. Taking care of people has always been important to me, I want to relieve their suffering and take care of their well-being. I like working at Mountain Park … Read More

Rachel Kennamer, WHNP

I got into healthcare because I wanted to help people. Being from Winslow, I dreamed of moving to a big city and was really excited for this opportunity. I love our philosophy at Mountain Park which is to increase access to healthcare. I want my patents to know that I am never here to judge them, only to help. Everyone … Read More

Sarah Ellen Detlefs, MD

I always knew I wanted to be a doctor because my dad was a physician and I loved hearing his stories about working with patients. I chose to become an OB-GYN because I like taking care of women during one of the most difficult times in their lives and helping them get to a safe delivery. Having my son Parker … Read More

Sarah Tucker, WHNP

I always knew I wanted to help people and growing up I was very sick, so I decided to go into healthcare. I specifically chose women’s health because I personally know too many women who don’t understand their bodies and are too embarrassed to talk about it. I want to help them feel more comfortable and understand what is and … Read More

Nancy Shaver, PNP

Board Certified EducationArizona State UniversityUniversity of ArizonaPhoenix College ResidencyPhoenix Children’s HospitalPediatric Associates ClinicBaseline I’m the product of two wonderful parents and was born into a great family in New York City. When I was 5 years old I was given a golden book called “Nurse Nancy” and at that moment I was destined to become a nurse. I progressed to … Read More

Cindy Duke, MD

I have always loved math and science.  My father became seriously ill during my teenage years and this adverse event made me realize the importance of learning medical science so that I can help my family and others. Working with children has always been the most enjoyable and rewarding moments of my life, so it’s not surprising I would become … Read More