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

Philsy Jaison, DNP

I believe that prevention is better than any cure when it comes to a person’s health. A trusting relationship is the key to managing any condition, so I want my patients to be comfortable being open and honest with me. I will always listen to them and make sure they fully understand their condition and how we’re going to treat … 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

Marneece Williams, MD

Board Certified Growing up in the Bahamas, I was one of four girls and for as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to be a women’s healthcare provider. When I was just 11 years old, my mom got sick after giving birth and had to go to the hospital. We didn’t know it at the time but it was … 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

Tiffany Simpson-Vassall, NP

Board Certified EducationArizona State University ClinicTempe Growing up in Tucson, I wanted to be a nurse, because my mom is a nurse. I went to nursing school and did some work in the Women’s Health Department. After a few years, I decided to be a Nurse Practitioner in Women’s Health. When I was a student, I did my internship here at Mountain … Read More

John Harpenau, MD

Board Certified EducationLoyola University of Chicago ResidencyGood Samaritan Regional Medical Center ClinicGateway I used to want to be a firefighter, but a career in healthcare always interested me as well. I wanted to be in a position where I was able to make my own decisions. I also wanted the ability to connect with people on a personal level. The patients … Read More

Monique Lin, MD

Board CertifiedOB/GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine EducationAlbany Medical College, 2000University of Alabama at Birmingham, Masters of Science in Public Health, 2007 ResidencyBanner University Medical Center- Phoenix, 2004 FellowshipUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham, 2007 ClinicBaseline Growing up in Brazil I saw a lot of poverty and how much people struggled having so little. It was a huge motivator in why I … Read More

Neil Trachtenberg, MD

Board Certified I come from all over the place! I was born in Zimbabwe, then I went to Israel, then to South Africa, and in the 70s I came to and stayed in Phoenix. I had a magical attraction to medicine, mostly because I wanted to figure out how things worked. Taking care of patients and people is important to … Read More