Lora Van Tassel, MD, FAAP


Lora Van Tassel, M.D., F.A.A.P, is a board-certified pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  She received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Physiology at the University of

Lora Van Tassel, MD, FAAP2020-06-12T19:02:26-07:00

Tracey Turas, DNP, PNP


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 as a pediatric registered

Tracey Turas, DNP, PNP2020-05-04T10:00:53-07:00

Natalie Teng, MD


Natalie Teng, MD is a Board-Certified pediatrician and graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in pre-med and psychology.   She then went to medical school at the University of Illinois. 

Natalie Teng, MD2020-06-12T19:04:04-07:00

Katelyn Squire, PA-C, CLC


Katelyn Squire, PA-C, CLC, is a board certified Physician Assistant and Certified Lactation Counselor. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arizona in 2012 with a degree in physiology. She then

Katelyn Squire, PA-C, CLC2021-03-29T09:16:35-07:00

Jennifer Sorg, Psych NP


Jennifer Sorg is a board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.  Jennifer moved to Arizona in September 2020, but she grew up in a small town in Indiana wherein the town was actually named after her

Jennifer Sorg, Psych NP2021-01-22T10:20:31-07:00

Carolyn Smeltzer, FNP, PNP


Carolyn Smeltzer, F.N.P., P.N.P. is a board certified Pediatric and Family Nurse Practitioner with a varied background in pediatrics. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing at Eastern Kentucky University in 1990, receiving

Carolyn Smeltzer, FNP, PNP2020-05-04T09:45:32-07:00

April Resop FNP-C


April is an Arizona girl through and through. This native received her Bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University and her Masters of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Grand Canyon

April Resop FNP-C2020-05-04T09:44:06-07:00

Cheri Nason, MD, FAAP


Dr. Nason has been a board certified Pediatrician since finishing residency in 1998 and has enjoyed working in pediatrics for over 20 years. She joined Desert Shores Pediatrics upon her move to Arizona in

Cheri Nason, MD, FAAP2020-05-04T09:42:15-07:00

Jean M. Mullen, MD, FAAP


Jean M. Mullen MD, FAAP is a board certified Pediatrician and Fellow of the AAP. Originally from the east coast, she completed her Pediatric residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center and was

Jean M. Mullen, MD, FAAP2020-05-04T09:40:44-07:00

Chantelle Lassak, MMS, PA-C


Chantelle Lassak, MMS, PA-C is a board certified Physician Assistant specializing in pediatrics. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arizona in 2000 with a Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSE) Degree in

Chantelle Lassak, MMS, PA-C2021-11-15T11:15:42-07:00
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