Primary Care

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 as the leader of our multi-specialty team. She founded AHC’s Safe Skin Program, and is passionate about helping people 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

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Primary Care

linda-farrisGet to Know Linda

Linda A. Farris is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner who is part of the primary care team at Arrowhead Health Centers. She is a Board-Certified (ANCC) Family Nurse Practitioner with close to 30 years experience as a multi-specialty medical professional. Linda believes strongly in holistic care and enjoys helping people find healthcare solutions that work best for their lifestyle. When she is out of the office, you can find her outdoors hiking, running, cycling, hiking or rollerblading at the ‘outdoor’ gym. Linda’s daughter, who is a 8 year Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivor, delivered her 1st grandson, 2/2015. And, Linda is a new fan of the Colorado Rockies as her son was traded to them from the Chicago Cubs 2/1/2017.

Education

  • Master of Science (Nursing) – Arkansas State University, 1998
  • Bachelor of Science (Nursing) – California State University – Fresno, 1989

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • DOT Certified Examiner

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Primary Care

ankit-chanderGet to Know Dr. Chander

Dr. Chander is a Family Practice Physician and a member of the primary care team at Arrowhead Health Centers. He received his MD from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Afterwards, he 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

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Primary Care

ANTHONY NELSONGet to Know Anthony Nelson

Anthony Nelson is a certified Physician Assistant and a member of the primary care team at Arrowhead Health Centers.

Education

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

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants

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Primary Care

asha-sethiGet to Know Dr. Sethi

Dr. Sethi is a Family Practice Physician and a member of the primary care team at Arrowhead Health Centers. She enjoys managing complex conditions, and is highly dedicated to the treatment of them. Dr. Sethi is a proud mother of twin sons who are both graduates of Harvard Medical School and are pursuing residency training programs on Otolaryngology and Radiation Oncology in Harvard-affiliated hospitals. In her spare time, she enjoys mentoring her sons, traveling, and reading.

Education

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery – Guru Nanak University, 1975
  • Bachelor of Science – Punjab University, 1970

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Primary Care

jaime-serranoGet to Know Jaime

Jaime Serrano is a board-certified adult health Nurse Practitioner who is part of the primary care team at Arrowhead Health Centers. She especially loves helping people with senior care and women’s health topics. When she’s not in the office caring for people, this health and fitness enthusiast and New Jersey native enjoys exploring the great Arizona outdoors with her son.

Education

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

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jessica-nystromGet to Know Jessica

Jessica is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner who is part of the primary care team at Arrowhead Health Centers. She loves working collaboratively with each of her team and each person to develop individualized, holistic, and integrative care plans to improve their well-being. When she is not caring for people, she enjoys traveling, baking, movies, and spending time with her husband and sweet baby boy.

Education

  • Master of Science in Family Nurse Practice – University of Cincinnati, 2012
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Arizona State University, 2007

 

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katherine-lijoiGet to Know Katherine

Katherine is a certified Physcian Assistant who is part of the primary care team at Arrowhead Health Centers. She joins AHC with 9 years of experience. She is passionate about serving the community, and is committed to providing quality care.

Education

  • Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies — Philadelphia University, 2006
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology — University of Connecticut, 1998

Professional Associations

  • NCCPA Board Certified (2012)
  • American Academy of Family Physicians

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Primary Care

kendra-scottGet to Know Kendra

Kendra is a certified Physcian Assistant who is part of the primary care team at Arrowhead Health Centers. 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 finished her rotations in Family Medicine and Internal Medicine as well as Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery. Kendra enjoys seeing people of all ages both for well exams and acute indications, especially those with musculoskeletal concerns. In her spare time, you can catch Kendra cheering for her beloved Minnesota Vikings.

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

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kristina-deveauGet to Know Dr. Deveau

Kristina is a Doctor of Nursing Practice who is part of the primary care team at Arrowhead Health Centers. She is a Certified (AANP) Family Nurse Practitioner with her Doctorate as an Advanced Practice Nurse. She is also a United States Air Force veteran who was stationed both in the U.S. as well as the United Kingdom. Kristina enjoys music, art, hiking, photography, scuba diving, and traveling while she’s not in the office.

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice – Arizona State University, 2016
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Registered Nurse – Arizona State University, 2009
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology – Arizona State University, 2006
  • Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting – Community College of the Air Force, 2003

Professional Affiliations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing
  • American Nurses Association
  • Arizona Nurses Association
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Arizona State University – Graduate Nursing Organization
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing-Graduate Nursing Student Academy

 

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pradnya-rajeGet to Know Dr. Raje

Dr. Raje is a Family Practice Physician and a member of the primary care team at Arrowhead Health Centers. She grew up in India, and attended Seth G.S. Medical College, KEM Hospital in Mumbai, India, where she completed her MBBS and MD Dermatology before coming to the United States. Dr. Raje believes in comprehensive healthcare and disease prevention. In her spare time, she loves to cook and spend time with her family.

Education

  • Family Practice Residency – Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation, 2011
  • Doctor of Medicine – Seth G.S. Medical College, 2005

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michael-gengleGet to Know Michael

Michael is a certified Physician Assistant and a member of the primary care team at Arrowhead Health Centers. You can find him helping the team at 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

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rebecca-polkablaGet to Know Rebecca

Rebecca is a certified Physician Assistant and a member of the primary care team at Arrowhead Health Centers.

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

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robert-westGet to Know Dr. West

Dr. West is a Board Certified Internist, Director of Family Practice, and member of the primary care team at Arrowhead Health Centers. Highly passionate about skin cancer detection and prevention, he leads our Safe Skin Program. 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

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