MVP Team!

         Joseph Wells, M.D.                          Harry Broome, M.D.                           Fred Shulski, M.D.                             Mark Patton, M.D.

Dr. Joseph Wells joined MVP Kids Care in 1986. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame and the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo, where he also completed his internship in pediatrics. He finished his residency and chief residency at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He has a special interest in children’s injuries and has published reports on Wii Heely, escalator, and mixed martial arts trauma in the American Journal of Diseases of Children, Pediatrics, Clinical Pediatrics, and the Journal of Trauma. He and his wife, gynecologist Dr. Valeria Sorkin-Wells, have 3 children. Dr. Wells is Board Certified in Pediatrics and has been a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics since 1987. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

 

Interests: Dr. Wells enjoys competitive running, current events, and the Fighting Irish.

Dr. Harry Broome is originally from Atlanta and joined MVP Kids Care over 20 years ago. He attended Davidson College majoring in Religion and went to medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his pediatric residency at Phoenix Children’s in 1996. Dr. Broome is Board Certified in Pediatrics, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He occasionally works at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Urgent Care Center. Dr. Broome loves his vocation of taking care of pediatric patients and their families and would continue practicing pediatrics even if he won the lottery. Dr. Broome is married to his best friend and they have three children.

 

Interests: Dr. Broome is interested in sports medicine and volunteers as a team doctor on the sidelines of a few high schools in the valley. He enjoys playing and coaching tennis, soccer, and ultimate frisbee, and reading history books.

Dr. Fred Shulski grew up as an Army Dependent, and was lucky enough to live in California, Kansas, Missouri, Texas, North Carolina, Alaska, and Germany. He has been with MVP Kids Care for more than 15 years. He attended Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina where he majored in Biology and minored in Chemistry. Dr Shulski attended Medical School at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina before moving to Phoenix in 1998. He completed his Pediatric Residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Dr. Shulski is Board Certified in Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is married to his college sweetheart and has 3 beautiful children.

 

Interests: Dr Shulski enjoys his time with his family, playing racquetball, fishing, BBQing, and all things pirate. ARRGGHH!

Dr. Mark Patton joined MVP Kids Care over 20 years ago. Dr. Patton attended medical school at the University of Utah. He completed his residency training at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. He is Board Certified in Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is married and has 6 children.

Jennifer Holmgren, D.O.                                                                                Emily Roth, M.D.
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Chris Cwik, M.D.                                                                                                 Yvonne Grassl, M.D.
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Wendi Carlton, M.D.

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Mariah White, D.N.P                                                                                                                        Ashley Ramirez, N.P.
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Kristen Buchanan, P.A.                                                                                  Michele Howland, P.A.
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Kristen Buchanan, Physician Assistant, graduated Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Ohio with a Bachelors in Psychology. Kristen completed her Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from AT Stillwell University in Arizona.

 

Interests: Kristen volunteers with a youth group at her church and enjoys international mission trips. Kristen also enjoys spending time with her family.

Michelle Howland, Physician Assistant, is an Arizona Native. Michelle graduated from the University of Arizona. She completed her Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Midwestern University. Michelle is married and has two daughters.

 

Interests: Michelle enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and hiking.