About Our Family
Armity A. Simon, M.D.
Dr. Armity Simon is a Board Certified OB/GYN and has been practicing in Arizona for the past 17 years. She grew up in the Midwestern United States and went to medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. She was chief resident during her residency at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI. Armity and her husband have three teenage children. Her time away from the office and her patients is spent with her family and revolves around her children’s schedules and her charity work. She understands the demands of parenthood and a profession and would commit both all over again. She loves to deliver babies and considers all those babies and their parent’s part of our large extended family.
Dr. Simon specializes in all aspects of women’s healthcare, Obstetrics, High Risk Obstetrics, Gynecology, menopause issue, gynecological surgeries including minimally invasive procedures and state of the art surgical treatments.
Tara Brodkin, M.D.
Dr. Tara Brodkin received her medical degree from Sackler School of Medicine. She is certified by the American Board of OB/GYN. She trained in New York City at the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell University.
Ana Amato, CNM, NP
Ana Amato has recently joined our practice. Ana grew up in Florida and received a Bachelor of Science is Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Florida in 1987 and 1994 respectively. Ana completed the nurse-midwifery program in 1991 and has been in practice since then. Although Ana retired from delivering babies in 2006, she continues to provide obstetric and gynecologic care to women. Ana moved to Scottsdale, AZ in 1994, where she resides with her husband and son. Her interests include reading, hiking and traveling. She is certified by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Wendy Bennetch Jones, RN, MSN, WHNP
Wendy Bennetch Jones has recently joined our practice. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from ASU in 1992 and a Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996. She has been practicing in Scottsdale since that time and enjoys all aspects in the care of women. She lives in Scottsdale with her husband and high school aged son. Her interests include pilates, yoga, hiking and traveling.
Laraine Pizzi, PA-C
Laraine is a highly experienced Physician Assistant specializing in Women’s Healthcare since 2004. She received her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY in 1995 and her Physician Assistant degree from MCP Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA in 1999. She has worked in many areas of medicine, including family practice, urgent care, surgery, urology and OB/GYN. Laraine provides all gynecological services in a very professional and caring manner. She has a dedicated following of patients in North Scottsdale.