WOMEN TO WOMEN OBGYN
NORTH VALLEY WOMEN’S CARE PROVIDERS
Your Women’s Medical Care is in Our Hands
Feminine care issues and concerns can be delicate matters to discuss. At North Valley Women’s Care, we are all ears to hear your most intimate concerns about your personal health. We offer the best in women to women OBGYN healthcare as we are sensitive to your needs and take the time to listen and to hear your concerns. Working with teenagers, to new moms and those in menopause, we know there are a lot of questions that come up throughout every stage of a woman’s life.
The woman’s body is constantly changing as we get older, providing the best in preventative gynecological care is the best treatment for optimal female health. We offer screenings, tests and thorough examinations to ensure your best care and treatment.
With our women to women OBGYN care, we feel it essential to provide a warm, welcoming and comforting environment for all your healthcare needs to be expressed and treated accordingly.
HAVE NO FEAR, WE ARE HERE TO CARE FOR YOU
Many, out of fear or embarrassment, will let issues, and sometimes serious issues, be left untreated. This can be detrimental to your health as what you may think are minor concerns, could be the sign of something more serious. Now is the time to speak up and share your all your questions about women’s health care.
You are welcome to our judgement-free women’s healthcare group, where we genuinely care for your every need.
To let your guard down a little, here is a little more about our caring providers who are excited to meet and care for you.
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Call us on 623-233-1300 or simply book an appointment.
GET TO KNOW OUR TEAM
MELISSA GIOIA AUSTIN, MD, FACOG
Is an Arizona native who has been practicing in the Valley since 2006. She graduated from the University of Arizona medical school in Tucson and completed her OBGYN residency at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, a top ranked hospital in the U.S. News and World Report for Gynecology. She is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Her general obstetrics practice encompasses high risk pregnancies including multiple gestations, preeclampsia and diabetes. She also enjoys taking care of patients who need advanced hysteroscopy for ablation and sterilization procedures and minimally invasive surgery such as the da Vinci Robotic hysterectomies.
She is married to Alex, a well-known Yoga teacher in Arizona, who is currently staying home to help raise their boy and girl 2-year-old twins and two Labrador children.
When not at work taking care of her patients, she enjoys spending time with her twin toddlers at the park. Traveling, great food, and movies are her indulgences and to take care of her own physical health and well-being, she enjoys all types of outdoor activities including cycling and CrossFit.
REBECCA LUDWIG, MD
Is an Obstetrician and Gynecologist from the heart of the Midwest. She graduated from St. Louis University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in biology. Before medical school, she performed research in neuropsychology in San Antonio, TX. She graduated medical school from St. Louis University and relocated to Phoenix for residency at Banner University Medical Center Phoenix. She grew to love the Phoenix area and decided to develop her practice here.
Dr. Ludwig’s professional interests include nutrition and exercise, preventive care, normal and high-risk pregnancies, and minimally invasive gynecologic procedures such as laparoscopy, DaVinci Robotics, and vaginal surgery.
Her personal interests include running and hiking, traveling, cooking, and spending time with her dog.
SAMANTHA LAISURE-POOL, PA
Is a Phoenix, Arizona native. She is an alum of Thunderbird High School and a graduate Cum Laude of the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Judaic Studies. During her junior year, she studied abroad in Israel with an internship testing nitrogen levels in the soil.
She continued her studies at Midwestern University to receive a master’s degree of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies.
She started working at a north valley OBGYN office in 2009 and has loved OBGYN ever since. She has a special focus on vulvovaginal disease.
Her and her husband have two sons, Rueben and Natan. She loves rock climbing, hiking, knitting and reading. She is an active member in her local community and on the weekends, she teaches Sunday school.
DEB MCGONIGLE, NP
Is a Women’s Health Certified Nurse practitioner with over 18 years of experience. She worked in labor and delivery before going back to school at University of Phoenix to becomes a nurse practitioner.
She has a strong interest in hormone therapy and treatment of menopausal symptoms. She lives in Glendale with her husband of 41 years and loves spending time with her children, grandchildren and dogs.
What are you waiting for...
We are your local providers of the highest quality obstetrics and gynecology, and we want to hear from you. If you have questions about our care and services, or to schedule an appointment, call us today!
HOURS & CONTACT
6316 W Union Hills Dr Suite 100, Glendale, AZ 85308