Celine Upton, DMD

Board Certified University of Arizona I grew up in Phoenix and always wanted to be an astronaut. I like working with people and being a healthy person. Working in dental gives me more time with our patients. The locations at Mountain Park are great and I feel like I can really make a difference here. The integrated health model allows … Read More

Whitney Downs, DMD

I got into healthcare to give back to the community. I chose dentistry because I like how it’s medical but there’s also an art to restoring people’s smiles so they have more confidence. I love working for Mountain Park because of how much focus is put on the community. Mountain Park gives me the opportunity to educate patients in preventative … Read More

Rachel Prell, FNP

Board Certified EducationGrand Canyon University ClinicMaryvale The human body has always intrigued me and even as a little girl, I was always interested in health. I started my career as a nurse and continued my education to become a nurse practitioner. I’ve been with Mountain Park for several years now and the organization continues to impress me with all the … Read More

Rebecca Torres NP

I really want to make a difference and I love people, so a career in healthcare was an obvious choice. I was interested in getting into community health and Mountain Park has a great healthcare model, so I was excited to come work here. My patients can expect that I’ll take time to listen to them and really hear and … Read More

Mohammad Abdullah, MD

Board Certified I was born in Vancouver, Canada and moved to Arizona after finishing school. The state has a lot to offer. I have always had a desire to help people and Mountain Park is a perfect place to be able to do that. Here you get to treat the whole patient with an entire care team. You also get … Read More

Cherriee DeShong, WHNP

Board Certified I have always had an interest in medicine. I was born with a cleft lip/palate and, when I was 15 years old, I had surgery. I remember how the nurses treated me and I was left with a lasting impression, knowing that one day I would want to pursue a similar career path. While I was in school, … Read More

Joyce Morgan, NP

Board Certified EducationUniversity of Arizona ClinicMaryvale I wanted to be a librarian when I was little, or a nurse. I like educating women on their bodies and helping them take care of themselves. I’m really good with women in labor, I can calm them down – especially the first time mothers. I’ve spent my entire career doing it. When I … Read More

Erin Reed, NP

I went to school to be a counselor but, halfway through my program, realized that it wasn’t my niche. When I decided to transition into nursing, it just felt natural. What’s great about both careers is that there is a natural crossover, so getting my Master’s in Counseling really has helped me in my career as a nurse practitioner. I … Read More

Janet Richard, WHNP

Board Certified EducationUniversity of Phoenix ClinicMaryvale You know the feeling you get when you make a difference in someone’s life? I’ve always wanted to be able to provide that for people. That’s the main reason why I chose to work in healthcare. Coming to Mountain Park, from working in private practice most of my life, has been life changing. You … 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