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Glendale

Welcome to Glendale

Nestled in the West Valley, is the first location for AHC and is proud to continue to serve our West Valley Patients. Contact our office today to schedule an appointment at this location.

 

 

Hours

Monday – Friday
7am – 7pm

Saturday
8am – 1pm

Facility Info

 

Address

16222 North 59th Avenue Suite A-100
Glendale, AZ 85306

Contact

Phone: 623-334-4000
Fax: 623-334-4400

Services

  • Family Practice
  • Pain & Injury Management
  • Chiropractic
  • Clinical Research
  • Ambulatory Surgical Center
  • Lab & Diagnostics
  • Specialty Programs

Staff

aaron-degroot
Family Practice

aaron-degroot

Get to Know Dr. DeGroot

Dr. Aaron DeGroot is a Family Practice provider at AHC. He is originally from Oregon but has been an Arizona resident since 2001. Dr. DeGroot has a special interest in musculoskeletal medicine and enjoys helping patients with injuries and that suffer from chronic pain. He believes in a multimodality approach to decrease pain and increase quality of life for his patients. In his free time he enjoys cooking, reading, movies, sports, and spending time with his family.


Education

  • Family Medicine Residency – John C. Lincoln Hospital, 2006
  • Internship – John C. Lincoln Hospital, 2004
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine – Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2003
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology – Portland State University, 1999

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Academy of Procedural Medicine

 

Locations

ankit-chander
Family Practice

ankit-chanderGet to Know Dr. Chander

Dr. Chander received his MD from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He afterwards trained in internal medicine and nuclear medicine at Union Memorial Hospital and the Johns Hopkins Hospital. His passion for primary care was re-invigorated after a difficult personal experience with pain, and he remains interested in interdisciplinary care for pain, management of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, and preventive medicine. At home, his interests include spending time with family, running, golf, and meditation.

Education

  • Fellowship in Integrative Medicine – Tennant Institute (TX), 2013
  • Residency in Nuclear Medicine – The Johns Hopkins Hospital (MD), 2008
  • Internship in Internal Medicine – Union Memorial Hospital (MD), 2006
  • Doctor of Medicine – Johns Hopkins University, 2005
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science – Penn State University, 2001

Professional Associations

  • American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
  • American Board of Nuclear Medicine
  • Arizona Board of Homeopathic and Integrated Medicine Examiners

Locations

anthony-nelson
Family Practice

anthony-nelsonGet to Know Anthony

Anthony Nelson is a family practice provider at AHC.

Education

  • Master of Physician Assistant (Medical Science) – Midwestern University, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science – University of Arizona, 2007

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants

Locations

deepesh-shah
Pain Management

deepesh-shahGet to Know Dr. Shah

Dr. Shah is a highly-skilled physician who is double boarded in interventional pain medicine and anesthesiology. Dr. Shah understands how pain can disrupt all aspects of daily living and is passionate about utilizing multimodal approaches to decrease pain, increase function, and overall improve quality of life. He was raised in Arizona and in his free time enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and showing his passion for all Arizona sports teams.

Education

  • Interventional Pain Management Fellowship – Mayo Clinic, 2008-2009
  • Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine Residency – Harvard Medical School, 2005-2008
  • Internal Medicine Internship – Banner Good Samaritan, 2004-2005
  • Doctor of Medicine – Creighton University, 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – Creighton University, 2000

Professional Associations

  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Pain Society
  • International Spine Intervention Society

Locations

genny-smith_2
Pain Management

genny-smith_2Get to Know Genny

Genny is a nurse practitioner who graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2003 with a Masters in Nursing, and is currently Board Certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She has worked interventional pain medicine since 2008 with particular emphasis on intrathecal pain pump management, trigger point, knee, shoulder, and hip injections, as well as educating patients on interventional procedures and narcotic pain medication management that will improve their quality of life. She enjoys spending time with her husband. She also enjoys hiking and swimming.

Education

  • Master of Science in Nursing – University of Texas Medical Branch, 2003
  • Graduate Experience – University of Texas, 2001-2003
  • Graduate Experience – LaSalle University, 1999-2000
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing – Graceland University, 1997
  • Associates Degree in Nursing – Newman University, 1986

Professional Associations

  • American College of Nurse Practitioners

Locations

jaime-serrano
Family Practice

jaime-serranoGet to Know Jaime

Jaime Serrano is a board-certified adult health nurse practitioner and primary care provider at AHC who especially loves helping patients with senior care and women’s health topics. When she’s not in the office caring for patients, this health and fitness enthusiast and New Jersey native enjoys exploring the great Arizona outdoors with her 3-year-old son.

Education

  • Master of Science (Nursing) – Rutgers University, 2007
  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing) – Rutgers University, 2004

Locations

james-canavan
Pain Management

james-canavanGet to Know Dr. Canavan

Dr. Canavan is a pain management provider at AHC. He is a quality-focused physician who employs a teamwork philosophy, working synergistically with medical associates and staff to achieve goals and objectives. He takes a special interest in all sub-specialties of anesthesia (except cardiac) and acute & chronic pain management. Dr. Canavan is an avid college and pro football fan who enjoys cheering on the Oklahoma Sooners and New England Patriots, as well as traveling and growing & maintaining his tropical fish aquarium.

Education

  • Integrated Residency in Anesthesiology – University of Arizona, 1991
  • Internship – University of South Alabama Medical Center, 1988
  • Doctor of Medicine – University of Oklahoma, 1987
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering – University of Oklahoma, 1983

Professional Associations

  • Diplomate of American Board of Anesthesiology (1992)
  • Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners (1988)

Locations

james-tomasso
Physical Rehabilitation

james-tomasso

Get to know James

Coming Soon

janice-johnston
Family Practice

janice-johnstonGet to Know Dr. Johnston

Dr. Johnston is the AHC Medical Director and a Family Practice provider who also specializes in Pain Management services. She founded AHC’s Skin Cancer Screening Clinic and is passionate about helping patients with the early detection and treatment of this deadly disease. She’s also a music nut who regularly waves a lighter at local blues and jazz venues.

Education

  • Family Practice Residency – Sunnybrook Hospital (Toronto, Ontario), 1995
  • Doctor of Medicine – University of Toronto, 1993
  • Master of Science in Neuroscience – University of Toronto, 1989
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Biology & Biophysics – University of Toronto, 1989

Professional Associations

  • Arizona Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Canadian Counsel on Family Practice
  • Board Certified in Family Practice

Locations

joel-morton
Family Practice

joel-mortonGet to Know Dr. Morton

Dr. Morton is a Sports Medicine and Family Practice provider at AHC. He is fellowship trained in sports medicine. He was also a flight surgeon for the United States Air Force.

Education

  • Family Practice Residency – St. Joseph Medical Center (Phoenix, Arizona), 1994
  • Doctor of Osteopathy – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1988
  • Bachelor of Science – Geneva College, 1983

Professional Associations

  • Board Certified Family Practice

Locations

kendra-scott
Family Practice

kendra-scottGet to Know Kendra

Originally from central Minnesota, Kendra completed her Bachelor of Arts in Biology at the College of Saint Benedict in Minnesota in 2011 before earning her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Des Moines University in 2014. Kendra completed her rotations in Family Medicine and Internal Medicine as well as Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery. Kendra enjoys seeing patients of all ages both for well exams and acute indications, especially those with musculoskeletal concerns.

Education

  • Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies – Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology (minor in Psychology) – College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN, 2011

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Arizona State Association of Physician Assistants

Locations

kent-vosler
Pain Management

kent-voslerGet to Know Dr. Vosler

Dr. Vosler is a physical medicine and pain management provider at AHC. He has a passion for working with our OsteoArthritis Program participants, providing them the relief they have been seeking. Dr. Vosler is also a former Olympic diver — finishing 4th in the 1976 Summer Games in Montreal. He is also in the Ohio State University Athletic Hall of Fame.

Education

  • Internship Grandview Hospital – Dayton, OH, 1993
  • Doctor of Osteopathic – Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1992
  • Master of Sciences in Exercise & Sports Sciences – University of Florida, 1986
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – Ohio State University, 1978

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • American College of Osteopathic Pain Management and Sclerotherapy
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

Locations

kim-brabentz
Family Practice

kim-brabentzGet to Know Kim

Kim is a family practice provider at AHC.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science (Physician Assistant) – Midwestern University, 2002
  • Associate of Science in Medical Science – Moorpark College, 1998

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Arizona Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Volunteer/Home Team Health Provider, Scottsdale Community College Football
  • Volunteer, Grand Canyon University. Scottsdale Community College and Pop Warner (Sports Physicals)

Locations

matthew-crooks
Pain Management

matthew-crooksGet to Know Dr. Crooks

Dr. Matthew Crooks is a double board certified, fellowship trained interventional pain specialist. Delivering the highest quality patient care has been the primary focus of Dr. Crooks throughout his career in medicine. He believes that the best attribute a physician can have is the ability to listen to their patient, and to understand the importance of the doctor-patient relationship. In his free time, Dr. Crooks enjoys basketball, tennis, traveling, and especially spending time with his wife and two sons.

Education

  • Fellowship, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology – University of California – Los Angeles, 2009-2010
  • Residency in Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine – Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2006-2009
  • Internal Medicine Internship – University of California – San Francisco, 2005-2006
  • Doctor of Medicine – Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, 2005
  • Bachelors Degree in Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology – University of California – Santa Cruz, 1999

Professional Associations

  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists Political Action Committee
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

Locations

michael-gengle
Family Practice

michael-gengleGet to Know Michael

Michael is a Family Practice provider at our United Health Group The Well locations (more information).

Education

  • Master of Science (Medicine, Physician Assistant) – Western Michigan University, 2012
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery – University of Michigan, 1983
  • Bachelor of Arts (Biology) – Kalamazoo College, 1978

Locations

rebecca-polkabla
Family Practice

rebecca-polkablaGet to Know Rebecca

Rebecca is a family practice provider at AHC.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology) – Arizona State University, 2003
  • Master of Physician Assistant – Seton Hill University, 2010

Professional Associations

  • Arizona Society of Physician Assistants
  • Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants

Locations

robert-byrne
Chiropractic

robert-byrneGet to Know Dr. Byrne

Robert Byrne, DC is a doctor of chiropractic and OsteoArthritis expert at Arrowhead Health Centers. His AHC roots run deep, as he discovered his love for medicine as a teenager while working as a Patient Services Specialist and Chiropractic Assistant in the original AHC office. Now, with more than 13 years of experience in the medical industry, he is passionate about helping people of all ages live long, healthy, happy lives. Dr. Byrne believes strongly that holistic healthcare and a multi-specialty approach to wellness are the most efficient ways for patients to reach their best possible health outcomes. When he’s not in the office caring for patients, you can find him hitting a few golf balls or cheering on Arizona sports teams.

Education

  • Doctor of Chiropractic Degree – Texas Chiropractic College, 2013
  • Master of Science in Human Fitness & Performance – University of Houston Clear Lake, 2013
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology – Arizona State University, 2008

Locations

robert-cucitrone
Chiropractic

robert-cucitroneGet to Know Dr. Cucitrone

Dr. Cucitrone is the Rehab Director and a chiropractor at AHC.

Education

  • Doctor of Chiropractic Degree – Palmer College of Chiropractic West, 1998
  • Chiropractic Internship – Palmer College of Chiropractic West, 1998
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science & Physical Education – Arizona State University, 1993

Professional Associations

  • Arizona Association of Chiropractic
  • American Chiropractic Association

Locations

robert-west
Family Practice

robert-westGet to Know Dr. West

Dr. West is a Board Certified Internist and family practice provider at AHC. He spends a good amount of time with our Safe Skin Program detecting, treating, and preventing skin cancer. He enjoys spending his free time outdoors with his family. Their favorite activities include hiking, biking, and sailing.

Education

  • Internal Medicine Residency – University of Arizona, 2000
  • Doctor of Medicine – University of Arizona, 1996
  • Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology – University of Arizona, 1991

Professional Associations

  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Locations

shaun-koth
Physical Therapy

shaun-kothGet to Know Shaun

Shaun is a physical therapist at AHC. He enjoys involving his patients in their care by educting them about the condition which will be treated, and the reasons for the approach he will be taking to address it. When he’s not in the office, Shaun enjoys golfing and spending time with his family. A former musician himself, Shaun also keeps up with music by playing guitar in his spare time.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy – University of Washington, 1994
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology – University of Washington, 1994

Locations

terrie-pasch
Pain Management

terrie-paschGet to Know Terrie

Terrie Pasch is a pain management provider and Certified Emergency Paramedic at AHC. With more than 25 years of experience as a multi-specialty medical provider, Terrie loves helping patients with a variety of physical and mental health conditions. She has a multifaceted approach to pain management that includes exercise, physical rehabilitation, counseling and interventional procedures. When she’s not at work, she enjoys traveling and camping with her family.

Education

  • Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies – Midwestern University, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science – Arizona State University, 2009
  • Associate of Arts (Business Administration) – Western International University, 2007

Professional Associations

  • American Association of Physician Assistants
  • Arizona State Association of Physician Assistants

Locations

valerie-gilreath
Family Practice

valerie-gilreathGet to Know Dr. Gilreath

Dr. Gilreath joins us from Erie, PA, where he practiced for the last 15 years in the field of General Medicine with a passion for treating patients challenged with Diabetes Mellitus. Dr. Gilreath has two sons Gregory Thomas and Adam Christian between them Dr. Gilreath has 4 grandchildren, they all reside in the Detroit area. Dr. Gilreath’s hobbies include Armature Astronomy and riding his 2012 Harley Davidson Road Glide.

Education

  • Family Practice Residency – Millcreek Community Hospital, Erie, PA, 1997-1999
  • General Surgery / Neurosurgery Residency – Detroit Osteopathic Hospital, Detroit, MI, 1974-1980
  • Rotating Internship – Green Cross General Hospital, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, 1973-1974
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine – Kansas City College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City, MO, 1973
  • Bachelor of Science – St. Bonaventure University, Olean, NY, 1969
  • Associate of Arts – Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY 1967

Professional Associations

  • American Osteopathic Association

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