Pediatric Staff in Scottsdale, AZ

Meet our team at KidsHealth Pediatrics! Please take a few moments to learn about our skilled practitioners and our friendly, nurturing staff.

At KidsHealth Pediatrics, we consider it both a great joy and responsibility to care for children. Most of us are parents ourselves, so we strive to be understanding and available to the families we are privileged to serve. We are honored that you have chosen us as your child's primary medical provider and are confident that you will be pleased with the quality of care and service that we can provide you and your family.

A vital part of our service to children begins with our outstanding staff who works hard to manage and maintain a professional, caring and supportive environment for our patients in a timely manner. Our doctors are lifelong learners. Not only have they received advanced medical training in pediatrics, they continually pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest in child health care.

Your child's health is as important to us as it is to you. We look forward to providing you with excellent medical care your child deserves.

Dr. Maria Nabong

Pediatrician in Scottsdale, AZ

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Dr. Maria NabongDr. Maria Louella M. Nabong completed her pediatric residency at Hahnemann University Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pennsylvania.  She attended Medical School at the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center in the Philippines.

Furthermore, Dr. Nabong has been a general pediatrician since 1998.  She is board certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Board of Pediatrics. She worked with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for 5 years before she moved to Arizona.  She practiced in Ahwatukee Pediatrics for 4 years and decided to open her own private practice.

She is married to Dr. Joseph Y. Nabong and has 4 children (all boys). Dr. Nabong’s hobbies include reading, cooking, and watching her boys play basketball!

Leanna Casares

Medical Assistant in Scottsdale, AZ

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Medical Assistant

Leanna graduated from Mountain Ridge High School at the age of 16 and has been a medical assistant since 2007. She is fluent in English and Spanish. She was born and raised in California. She attended Long Technical College where she met her wonderful husband Roy. She is the mother of one baby boy. She enjoys spending time with her husband and son. Like any girl she enjoys shopping, though these days most of it's for the baby.

Ivonne Ramirez

Medical Assistant in Scottsdale, AZ

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Medical Assistant

Ivonne graduated from Kaplan college in 2010. She is happily married to Roberto and they both enjoy spending time with their 4 wonderful children, 2 boys and 2 girls. She loves children which is why she chose the pediatric field and would like to eventually expand her family. Born and raised in Texas, she loves her Texas teams. She is fluent in English and Spanish. She enjoys watching her kids play soccer. As a family they enjoy watching Disney movies.