Desert West News

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Desert West Obstetrics & Gynecology continues to closely monitor and process the outbreak of the coronavirus known as COVID-19. New information is being presented daily including updates and directives from the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Arizona Department of Health Services and Maricopa County [...]

March 19th, 2020|Categories: News|

What to know about your Banner Health delivery

During this time of heightened alert, Desert West obstetric patients should know that Banner Health is working hard to ensure a safe experience for your delivery. Banner Health hospitals are following the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines for controlling COVID-19 in inpatient obstetric healthcare settings – triage, labor and [...]

March 19th, 2020|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

Dr. Robert Phillips Transitions to Surgical Assisting and Teaching

Beginning March 2020, Robert Phillips, MD, enters a new phase in his professional career in which he’ll focus solely on surgical assisting and teaching. While he will be missed by patients and staff alike, his patients will be transitioned to Laura Matlock, D.O. With a passion for women’s preventive care, [...]

January 27th, 2020|Categories: News|

New Sonoran Crossing Location Opening October 3rd

Desert West will open our fifth location on October 3, 2019. Located at Sonoran Crossing in North Phoenix at 33423 N. 32nd Ave. Suite 2200, Phoenix, Arizona 85085. Desert West OB/GYN – Sonoran will be part of the HonorHealth Sonoran Crossing campus. Lisa Jaacks, MD and Laura Matlock, DO will [...]

August 9th, 2019|Categories: News|

Welcome Laura A. Matlock, D.O. to our team!

Laura Matlock, D.O. has joined Desert West. She will begin working as a hospital-based physician and then start caring for patients at both the Anthem and new Sonoran location this fall. Dr. Matlock returns to the Valley after earning her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at Midwestern University College of [...]

August 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|

Watch Our New Addition Come to Life!

Desert West is proud to announce that we’re moving forward on a new location for our Glendale office! Groundbreaking was in April and construction began in May on what will become the new flagship office on the NE corner of 67th Ave & Thunderbird Road. It will replace the Eugie [...]

May 30th, 2019|Categories: News|

New Glendale Ordinance Prohibits Texting and Driving

As a reminder to our patients, the City of Glendale's distracted driving ordinance, which took effect Thursday February 7, 2019, prohibits the use of handheld electronic devices while operating a motor vehicle. This is a considered a primary offense meaning officers can pull you over for this violation alone. The [...]

February 13th, 2019|Categories: General Info|

Christmas with a Cause – Toy & Game Donations Accepted

Desert West OB/GYN is proud to announce our affiliation with Christmas with a Cause. During the 2018 holiday season, between November 1 – December 20th, staff members, providers, patients and vendors are encouraged to bring new toys and games for all ages. These items will be part of a shopping [...]

November 6th, 2018|Categories: News|

Welcome Elizabeth Mahour-Moyer, MD to the Desert West Team

Dr. Mahour-Moyer will be joining the Desert West team at the Arrowhead and Glendale locations on October 1st. She is a board certified OB/GYN with more than 15 years of experience. She brings a wide range of skills, including minimally invasive surgery. "I chose this field as it is always [...]

September 18th, 2018|Categories: General Info|

Desert West Adding Health Net Ambetter Plan

As of November 1, 2018, Desert West Obstetrics & Gynecology will accept Health Net Ambetter. These popular plans are found on the Health Insurance Marketplace and are underwritten by Health Net of Arizona. “We have had frequent requests to add Ambetter,” said Cindy Bowen, Administrator. “The Desert West team has [...]

September 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|