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

Priya Vannarath, MD

Board Certified I came to the United States from Kerala, India in 2002 after serving in a variety of medical positions overseas. It was my father’s ambition that I become a doctor because he wanted me to have as many opportunities as possible and I eventually grew to be very passionate about helping people achieve their health goals. Working at … Read More

Rosa Lopez, MD

Education: University of California Residency: St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children Clinic: Baseline Before I became a doctor, I worked in a lab. I was really interested in genetic research and my employer recommended I go to medical school. I’ve worked as a hospitalist and in private practice, but I wanted to make a greater impact. I looked into a few … 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

Richa Duggal, MD

As a pediatrician, it’s a delight to watch children grow, and deeply rewarding to walk with families as they mature. I enjoy working at Mountain Park because everyone here loves what they do and patient care is their first priority. I’ve lived in Phoenix for more than 10 years now. I am married and have a 3-year-old. I love spending … Read More

Shashikala Rao, MD

Board Certified EducationRangaraya Medical CollegeIndia ResidencyLincoln Medical CenterBronx, NY ClinicBaseline I grew up in India and always either wanted to be a doctor or lawyer, and eventually chose to become a doctor. I’ve practiced medicine in India, England and the US. I think the range of cultural experience that has given me is advantageous. Mountain Park has a great work … Read More

Tritia Pusateri, MD

Board Certified EducationRoss University School of MedicineDominican Republic ResidencyMaimonides Medical CenterBrooklyn, NY ClinicMaryvale I grew up in California where my mom was a pediatrician. I always wanted to follow in her footsteps. In fact, most of my family is in healthcare, so I always had a lot of exposure to the field, and found that I love taking care of kids. … 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