Nader Ajluni, DO

EducationUniversity of MichiganDes Moines University ResidencyBlank Children’s Hospital ClinicMaryvale I’m originally from the Detroit area, so a bit different than the desert, but I love it here. I’ve been married to my beautiful wife Cyrene for 31 years and recently we decided to explore Arizona. We visited this March and June, and on July 10 we decided to take a … Read More

Jennifer Wood, NP

Board Certified EducationArizona State University ClinicBaseline and Maryvale When I was little, I wanted to work with dolphins, as a marine biologist.  I ended up becoming a nurse and caring for kids instead, which I love.  I eventually went back to school to become a nurse practitioner.  I had a friend who worked here at Mountain Park, and she loved … Read More

Clifford Gross, MD

Board Certified  EducationUniversity of Arizona ResidencyUniversity of New Mexico ClinicMaryvale I wanted to be a scientist when I was little, but I ultimately decided to become a doctor because I love working with people as much as I love solving puzzles.  I especially love working with children and families, so being a pediatrician is the perfect job for me!  I am … 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

Juan Gabriel Martinez, DO

I grew up in Glendale and always wanted to be a lawyer because I thought they were fancy. I have seven brothers and sisters, and also two children and two dogs.  I grew up in a lower-income area, and wanted to practice medicine so that I could help with the lack of healthcare there. When I’m not at work I love … Read More

Elizabeth Perez, MD

Board Certified EducationUniversity of ArizonaTucson, AZ ResidencySt. Joseph’s HospitalPhoenix, AZ ClinicBaseline I remember when I was 13, I figured I was going to grow up someday and be a mother, and that I was going to have more questions than anyone was able to handle, so I need to be a doctor. When kids tell me what they want to be when … Read More