DR. ONKAR S. BHOWRA, MD
Dr. Bhowra has been practicing medicine for 30+ years. He received his medical degree from Nalanda Medical College in Patna Bihar, India and completed his residency at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He is the founder of Surprise Health Center and has practices in both Prescott and Sun City, AZ. Dr. Bhowra is a certified medical director and has served in this capacity for a number of companies including hospice. He served as chairman of the Dept. of Medicine at Banner Thunderbird Samaritan Medical Center, was Vice Chief of Staff at Valley of the Sun Rehabilitation Hospital, and, currently is a member of the American Medical Director's Association. He is on staff at Arrowhead Community Hospital and Thunderbird Samaritan Charter Hospital. Dr. Bhowra is married to his wife Satty and has three children, Amarprett, Sherry and Nick. He enjoys golf, tennis, skiing and racket ball in his free time.
DR. RAVI K. BAJPAI, DO
Dr. Bajpai was born and raised here in Arizona. He attended Arizona State University where he studied Biology. He completed his medical training at Midwestern University earning his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed an Internal Medicine residency at Banner Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. Dr. Bajpai has been with Surprise Health Center for over eleven years and currently serves as it's Medical Director.
DR. RUTH POST, MD
Dr. Post is a Geriatric Medicine specialist and has been practicing for more than 30 years. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and speaks both English and Spanish. As a Geriatrician she specializes in the unique health needs of the elderly, including chronic diseases, nutritional problems, skin ailments, cognitive loss, memory impairment, adverse effects of medications, immobility and balance issues.
Dr. Post received her medical degree from the Universidad Nacional de La Plata Faculty of Medicine Medical School and University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the VA Medical Center Boston and her residency in Geriatric Medicine at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center.
AMEET SHUKLA, PA-C
Ameet is a licensed Physician Assistant with over 14 years of experience in various outpatient settings including Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Occupational Medicine, and Urgent Care. He received his Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant studies from Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ. Ameet is a U.S. Army veteran and works closely with Dr. Bajpai as his Physician Assistant.
Dr. Keith Arbuckle knew that being a podiatrist was the right choice for him as he saw a local podiatrist who was able to help patients so that they could leave the office with their issues addressed right away, often walking out the door pain-free. He is passionate about fully understanding patient symptoms and finding the best treatment.
Dr. Arbuckle completed school locally at Midwestern University in Glendale with a degree in Podiatric Medicine. This was followed by residency training in his hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Subsequently, he completed a one-year fellowship in Chicago. This training focused on wound care, surgery, and clinical aspects of foot and ankle ailments. Dr. Arbuckle has also completed research on foot and ankle disorders including bunions.
In his spare time, he enjoys being out with his family and also loves mountain biking. He also finds fulfillment as a leader in the Boy Scouts of America where he is able to teach important leadership skills to young men.
Here is a list of his recent academic pursuits:
Greater Pennsylvania Educational foundation - guest speaker and panelist – “Advances in Stem Cell”, 5/2016
Midwest Podiatry Research Forum Presentation - Simultaneous Bilateral Scarf Bunionectomy, 3/2016
Guest lecture at Illinois Masonic (Chicago) Grand Rounds - “Syndesmotic Injury Evaluation and Treatment”, 3/2016
ACFAS arthroscopy course – Rosemont, IL, 5/2015
American Academy of Foot and Ankle Osteosynthesis (AO Comprehensive and Advanced), 9/2014 & 3/2015
Twin Cities Foot and Ankle Conference Case Presentation: “Update on tumor staging for Lower Extremity Malignancy”, 11/2013
Twin Cities Foot and Ankle Conference – Assistants session lecture: “Common Nerve Problems in the Foot and Ankle”, 11/2013
Hennepin County Medical Center – Surgical Pathology Department Monthly Conference Presentation: “Genetics of the Pyogenic Granuloma”, 6/2013
“Bilateral Versus Unilateral Bunion Surgery in a 50 and Older Population” - ACFAS Manuscript presentation, 2/2017
“Technique Guide for Arthrobroström Lateral Ankle Stabilization” Submitted to Foot and Ankle Clinic, 3/2016
“Early Unprotected Weight Bearing in Weber B ankle Fractures Treated with ORIF” - ACFAS Poster, 2/2016
“Internal Brace Method for Lateral Ankle Stabilization” accepted to Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 9/2017
EMILY BAILES, NP
Emily was born in New Orleans, but grew up in Washington state. She obtained her BSN from Washington State University and worked as a RN in Tucson, AZ for 6 yrs at Banner UMC, on the neurology/neurosurgery medical-surgical floor. Emily received her Family Nurse Practitioner degree through Grand Canyon University. Just before moving back to AZ she worked as a Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner at University Medical Center of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas. In her spare time she enjoys running, golfing, and watching football.
DR. SUPERNA KUNDRA, MD
Dr. Kundra's interest in psychiatry was invigorated by her externship in Psychiatry at Westchester Medical Center in 2007. In her words, "Psychiatry is a fascinating branch of medicine in which we are constantly trying to understand how complex the human mind works". Being a psychiatrist, Dr. Kundra is trying to prevent, diagnose and treat a wide variety of psychiatric conditions including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD, cognitive disorders and serious and persistent mental illnesses. Dr. Kundra strongly believes in biopsychosocial and holistic approach in helping her patients by integrating psychochopharmacology, psychotherapy and family involvement. In her spare time, Dr. Kundra enjoys traveling, watching movies, trying different cuisines, fitness, hiking, visiting temple and being with family and friends.