HPV Vaccine FAQs


Frequently Asked Questions Regarding HPV Vaccine (Gardasil 9) Q: Does HPV really cause cancer? A: Yes! Every year in the US, 17,600 women and 9,300 men are affected by HPV cancers. Cervical cancer is

HPV Vaccine FAQs2020-06-02T12:18:41-07:00

24 Hour Triage


At Desert Shores Pediatrics, an in-office triage line is available to answer questions and give advice during routine business hours. When the office is closed, and in the case of a very urgent health care

24 Hour Triage2021-06-04T09:15:30-07:00

Minor Surgical Procedures


At Desert Shores we skillfully and passionately provide the following minor surgical procedures for your children. If you have any specific comments or question, please be sure to Contact Us to schedule an appointment. Circumcision Traumatic

Minor Surgical Procedures2021-06-04T09:12:03-07:00

Sports Physicals


Don’t forget your annual sports physical! Below is a link to a generic sports physical form that most Arizona schools use and accept. If your school uses a different form, please try to remember to

Sports Physicals2024-03-01T10:57:20-07:00

Chronic Care Management


Desert Shores Pediatrics is proud to manage a variety of chronic medical conditions.  We understand that these conditions often require special attention and involvement of dedicated teams of health care providers.  We have an

Chronic Care Management2021-09-01T07:50:24-07:00

Acute Sick Care


Desert Shores Pediatrics understands the importance of same day sick visits in the pediatric setting.  We reserve allotted times throughout our schedules to accommodate evaluations for these unexpected illnesses. We are now offering limited

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Wellness Care


Below you will find information and downloadable PDF files as a reference point for wellness checkups for your children at various ages. Please be sure to contact us if you have any comments or questions.

Wellness Care2023-05-04T13:02:13-07:00

Tracey Turas, DNP, PNP


Location: Gilbert - Tracey Turas, DNP, PNP is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner. She graduated from Arizona State University in 1996 with her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. Her background includes working

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