Michelle Galster, LCSW

I was born and raised in a small rural town in North Dakota and recently moved to AZ with my husband after becoming empty nesters. I’ve worked in various mental health capacities serving individuals, families, and the community. Working as a therapist in an integrated healthcare facility in Minot, ND was one of the things that attracted me to Mountain … Read More

Amy Homan, NP

EducationUniversity of St. Francis ClinicGoodyear For me, being a nurse is a calling, and I’ve wanted to take care of people for as long as I can remember. I grew up near the Ohio/Indiana border and just recently moved to Phoenix. I’m excited to be a part of Mountain Park because of our integration. Our first job is making sure … Read More

Leslie McDonald, FNP

When my husband started having some health problems, I really became interested in medicine. I decided to pursue my nursing degree and then continued on to become a nurse practitioner. Prior to that, I worked in human resources. I enjoy working at Mountain Park because of the integrated care mode. With registered dietitians and behavioral health consultants, our patients can … 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

Krista Pellicore, MD

Board Certified EducationUniversity of Illinois ResidencyUnion Hospital ClinicGoodyear There was some Indiana Jones influence in my childhood, so I wanted to be an archeologist when I was little. Then I wanted to be an airline stewardess, and eventually during high school an international businesswoman then a doctor. Science classes were my favorite in High School. I also had some family … Read More

Edward Taxin, DO

Board Certified I love helping people and making a difference, and was attracted to Mountain Park because of their involvement in the community. As a physician, I believe the first thing I always need to do is to take care of the patient. All of the other stuff can happen later. I grew up in Philadelphia, PA, and have been … Read More

Stephanie Jugmohan, MD

I decided to work in healthcare because when I was young my grandfather had colon cancer. At that time, cancer was something new to me and my family. We had a lot of questions that we were trying to get answered. I wanted to learn all I could, so I chose medicine and learned that colon cancer can be prevented. … Read More

Carmen Lombardo, NP

EducationGrand Canyon University  ClinicGateway I’ve lived in many places growing up but Glendale has always been home to me. When I was younger I wanted to work in healthcare and be a Pediatrician. Although my career started in marketing and corporate communications, my volunteer work always drew me back to healthcare. I volunteered in nursing settings during high school and … Read More

Emma Edwards-Keltgen, DNP, FNP

Board Certified EducationUniversity of Wales, BangorUniversity of PhoenixNorthern Arizona University ClinicGateway I was born and raised in North Wales in the United Kingdom. Growing up I developed a passion for health and fitness; I enjoyed working with people and loved to travel, which ultimately led me into my nursing career and eventually the move to the U.S. in 2000. My … Read More

Allen Wong, MD

EducationUinversity of Hawaii ResidencyUniversity of Phoenix ClinicTempe I have always been fascinated with dinosaurs, so when I was little I wanted to be a paleontologist. In high school that all changed because I learned that there is a need for good primary care and I wanted to do something beneficial for others. I am from Oahu, Hawaii but came to … Read More