Desert West News

Meet Lisa O’Neal, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

Join Us in Welcoming Lisa O'Neal, WHNP-BC A new face joins our Thunderbird and Arrowhead offices this month as we welcome Lisa O'Neal, RN, MS, WHNP-BC. Her professional passions include women’s preventive care, adolescent health, in-office procedures, and obstetrics. Lisa earned her Registered Nursing degree at Glendale Community College and [...]

October 11th, 2021|

Welcome Family Nurse Practitioner Sarah Jones

Desert West is pleased to welcome Sarah Jones, FNP-C to our Thunderbird and Sonoran offices. Her professional passions include delivering quality, evidence-based patient care with an emphasis on disease prevention and education. Sarah earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Arizona State University and her Master of Science in [...]

October 9th, 2021|

Sonoran Office Expanded Hours & New Location

The Desert West Sonoran office moves one floor up on October 1st! Thanks to our growth on the HonorHealth Sonoran Crossing campus, we will remain in the medical office building at 33423 North 32nd Avenue but move from Suite 2200 to 3200. The move allows us to go from shared [...]

September 22nd, 2021|

Welcome Cherady Ketha, DO to our Arrowhead Office

Cherady Ketha, DO, will be joining Desert West this November at the Arrowhead office. After earning her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at Midwestern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, she completed her OB/GYN residency at St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, along with extra training in laparoscopic and vaginal surgery. [...]

September 13th, 2021|

What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccines

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnant people are more likely to get severely ill with COVID-19 compared with non-pregnant people. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy can protect you from a severe illness from COVID-19. The CDC also recommends vaccination for people who are breastfeeding. While [...]

June 3rd, 2021|

Masked Visitors Now Welcome!

Masked Visitors Now Welcome! Desert West OB/GYN is now allowing adult and children visitors at each of our five locations. All patients and visitors older than age 3 must wear a mask at all times during their visit. We ask for your continued support of our efforts to optimize the [...]

May 27th, 2021|

We are Proud of our Top Docs for 2021!

Desert West OB/GYN is proud to announce that two of our physicians — Kelly Goad, DO and Judy Tom, MD — were selected as Phoenix Magazine 2021 Top Docs. This survey of healthcare professionals is conducted by the publication in a variety of specialties including obstetrics & gynecology. Congrats Dr. [...]

May 11th, 2021|

Hannah Smith, FNP-C Joins the Desert West Team

Please join us in welcoming Hannah Smith, DNP, RN, FNP-C to our Thunderbird and Sonoran offices. Her professional passions are women’s preventive health, contraceptive management, obstetrics, and adolescent health education. After earning her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Grand Canyon University, Hannah completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice – [...]

May 11th, 2021|

Welcome Physician Assistant Jamie Goldman

Desert West is delighted to welcome Jamie Goldman, PA to our Thunderbird and Sonoran offices. Jamie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology at Arizona State University and completed her Master’s in physician assistant studies at LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York. “It is my philosophy that the combination [...]

January 28th, 2021|

Gender Reveal Package Now Available

Desert West is again offering our Gender Reveal package. Expectant parents – ideally between the 14th and 16th week of pregnancy – can schedule this special ultrasound and receive a two-dimensional ultrasound image, gender determination, and two black and white photos in a keepsake folder. Since our COVID safety protocols [...]

January 14th, 2021|