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

Terri Joliet, MD

Education: Southern Illinois University of Medicine Residency: University of Louisville Clinic: Maryvale I have always been interested in science and when I was in the fourth grade, I cut my chin and had to go to the emergency room to have stitches. I was fascinated by the hospital and the doctors there and that’s when I decided I wanted to … Read More

Juan Gabriel Martinez, DO

I come from a large family and was raised in Glendale, Arizona just north of our Maryvale Clinic. Growing up in this area, I understand the barriers that exist when it comes to quality healthcare and health education. This is why I chose to become a physician and work near my hometown. It is my goal to provide the best … 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

Uriel Castañeda, MD

EducationUniversity of Washington, School of Medicine Residency Emory University School of Medicine ClinicMaryvale When I was young, I used to travel every summer to Mexico with my family. I could see the lack of opportunities for the people. Since then, the idea of serving my community to give back stayed with me. It felt like a calling. When I finished my … 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

Fernando Vazquez, MD

Board Certified I grew up in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, in between Monterrey and Mexico City. I have five brothers and two sisters, and had no idea what I wanted to be when I was little. But I did always have an interest in working with people and helping people in any way I can, so working for Mountain Park was … Read More

Hilary Price, PNP

Education: University of Boston MGH Institute of Health Professionals Clinic: Gateway I was born and raised in Virginia, outside of Washington D.C. My childhood memories are of visiting the amazing and free Smithsonian Museums. When I later moved to Boston to study, I didn’t know that I would end up staying for 25 years before coming to Arizona. In my family … Read More

Wylie Carhartt, MD

Family Medicine Clinical Lead Growing up, I wanted to be an actor – I liked being on stage. However, both of my parents were in the medical field and I was able to see how they cared for patients, which is what made me decide to go into healthcare. I’m really happy to be at Mountain Park, it’s a mission-driven … Read More