Desert West News

New Desert West Flagship Office Opening June 9th

Women’s health care in the northwest Valley will take a big leap when the Desert West Obstetrics & Gynecology building is completed. Located on the northeast corner of 67th Avenue and Thunderbird Road, it will become the new flagship office of the practice that now has five locations. The 16,000 [...]

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|

Community Outreach for Back to School

The Desert West OB/GYN family is making a difference in our community. Staff members hosted a back-to-school supply drive for Manzanita Elementary School and came up with a wide variety of items that will help both students and teachers. Part of the Washington Elementary School District, Manzanita is located near [...]

August 1st, 2018|Categories: News|

Welcome Susan Swenson, RN, WHNP-C

Susan Swenson, RN, WHNP-C has joined the Desert West team and will be seeing patients at the Glendale and Arrowhead offices. With a special interest in providing contraception and helping patients facing PCOS and menopause, Susan brings with her decades of experience in women's health. Learn more about our newest [...]

June 13th, 2018|Categories: News|

Placenta Donation Helps Heal Others

Have any plans for your placenta after your delivery? If not, you may be interested in learning about an important donation option that can help others heal. The Birth Tissue Donation Program through Donor Network of Arizona has a safe, simple collection process and requires no extra procedure and at [...]

March 10th, 2018|Categories: News|

Heavy Periods Slowing You Down?

Approximately 20 percent of women suffer from heavy menstrual bleeding which can interfere with everyday life. According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, this is defined as “excessive menstrual blood loss which interferes with a woman’s physical, social, emotional and/or material quality of life.”    There are [...]

October 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|

Pregnancy and Newborn Care Class Schedules

Since babies don't arrive with a manual, Desert West hosts Pregnancy 101, Newborn Care and Infant CPR classes run by Premier Baby Planners.   Pregnancy 101 This class provides helpful guidance to promote a healthy pregnancy for mom and baby. Everything you need to know is included in this class [...]

May 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|