Desert West News

We are proud to welcome Rebecca Ludwig, MD to our team!

Rebecca Ludwig, MD joins Desert West in May at the Anthem office. Dr. Ludwig earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine and completed her OB/GYN residency at the University of Arizona, Phoenix Campus. “My philosophy is to develop an individualized care plan for [...]

April 20th, 2020|

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|

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|

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|

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|

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|

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|

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|

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|

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|