About Us

We have been caring for patients in Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler and other parts of the Valley for many years. We are now able to provide even better service at a very convenient location, close to the Superstition Freeway and Banner Gateway Medical Center.

  • Our OBGYN staff
  • We're located near the Superstition freeway and Banner Gateway Medical Center
  • Dr. Bullaro-Anderer's patient emergency contact numbers
  • A New Beginning OBGYN accepts most major insurance plans
  • A New Beginnign OBGYN office parties, charity events and a treasury of baby photos

We are proud of our professional staff and we share a common philosophy that regards our patients and their families as our absolute top priority. This philosophy is evident in the personal care you receive at A New Beginning OBGYN and in our absolute commitment to provide you with the best possible healthcare experience.

  Dr. DeAnna Bullaro-Anderer is The Baby Whisperer and a certified Essure physician.

Dr. DeAnna Bullaro-Anderer, D.O., FACOOG

Dr. DeAnna Bullaro-Anderer is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She specializes in several gynecologic areas which are listed on our Home page. One of her greatest joys is to provide exceptional obstetric care. She spends quality time with each patient and truly listens to their concerns and answers their questions. Her caring and commitment to her patients and their families, coupled with her ability to connect so well with newborns has earned her the moniker "The Baby Whisperer™."

Dr. Bullaro-Anderer grew up in Bartlett, IL and attended college at Illinois State University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She attended 4 years of medical school at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she graduated with a D.O. Her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology was in Arizona. She is a member of AOMA, FACOOG and ASCCP.

Dr. Bullaro-Anderer and her husband Brad have two sons, Zachary and Cameron. Her hobbies are boating and other water sports, scrapbooking and reading. She supports Sunshine Acres Children's Home as her favorite local charity



Wende Scholzen, W.H.N.P-BC

Wende is originally from Utah where she earned her RN degree from Weber State University in 2000. She practiced as a nurse in various positions in a Level 1 trauma center including post partum, orthepedics, ER and NICU. Wende moved to Arizona in 2005 where she continued to practice in the NICU for another 3-1/2 years. Always eager to learn and continue her education she enrolled in the Women's Health Nurse Practitioner program at ASU.

Wende graduated from ASU with her MSN in 2010. During her preceptorship at ASU she developed a passion for gynecology and after a few months working in an OB/GYN setting she took a position in a clinic that specializes in vulvo-vaginal disorders. After 3 years in practice she realized she wanted to expand her knowledge base in women's health and joined A New Beginning OB/GYN in October of 2014.

In her free time, Wende enjoys traveling and trying new foods and wine. She also enjoys yoga and spending time with her husband and two daughters.

  Judy Martin is an experienced OBGYN medical assistant.

Judy Martin, Office Manager

Judy is Dr. Bullaro's office manager. They have worked together since 2005. Judy has been a medical assistant and worked in ob/gyn since 1994.

Judy is orginally from beautiful Durango, Colorado but she has been in the valley since 1989. She is a single mother of two wonderful sons, Zachary 24 and Korey 13. Zachary is working and is in his 3rd year of Electrician school. He will be a journeyman by the end of his 4th year. Korey is a growing teenager in middle school. He is in the boy scouts, on his way to making Eagle.

Judy's hobbies including hanging out with her boys, going to movies, baseball and hockey games. She loves riding her motorcycle, reading and spending time with friends.


Suzie Watson, Medical Assistant

Suzie was born in Denver and raised in Fort Collins, Colorado (Go Broncos!). She moved to Arizona in 1998 to be closer to her parents Jim and Karolee. After working retail for many years, she decided to go back to school to further her education and get out of retail life. She graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2005, then started working in a Pediatrics office for four and a half years before entering the OB/GYN field in 2014.

Suzie enjoys spending her free time with her son, Andrew, her parents, and friends. She loves going to all kinds of sporting events, mainly football and baseball games, along with small get aways to her favorite place, San Diego, CA.


Linda Martinell, R.D.M.S.

Linda is a ARDMS certified medical sonographer with over 25 years of experience in diagnostic medical ultrasound. She began her career at Banner Good Samaritan Hospital and has now been working with Dr.Bullaro-Anderer for over 10 years.

Linda is originally from Bethesda, Maryland, but has lived in Phoenix since 1973. She and her husband, Tom Martinell, have been married since 1988 and they enjoy reading, playing golf and going to the beach in San Diego. They have been recently blessed with a new grandson, Dominic Martinell Pomponio, who lives with his family in Idaho.

Sharon Lepianka, Front Office

Sharon has been with Dr. Bullaro-Anderer since 2005. She semi-retired in September 2014. Dr. Bullaro-Anderer would not let her completely retire, which is why she works one and a half days per week. She is enjoying her time off doing things with her husband, John, who is also semi-retired.

Sharon is originally from Chicago, Illinois, but has been living in Arizona since 1974. She and John have been married since 1971 had have 2 children, Emily and John. They also have 2 grandchildren, Connor and Gracie. Some of the many things she enjoys doing include sewing, crafting, gardening, reading, and drinking a good class of wine in the evening, when all is said and done.


Chelsea McCormick, Front Office

Chelsea was born and raised in Arizona and has been married to her husband, Josh, since 2003. She enjoys playing computer games, board games and watching basketball (Go Suns!). She also enjoys off-roading and camping with her husband and friends. She first started working for Dr. Bullaro-Anderer at Oasis in 2007 and was able to join her again this past October, 2014 and she's happy to be back!


Janielle Crum, Front Office

Janielle was born in California and moved to Arizona (kicking and screaming) in 1992. She has worked with Dr. Bullaro since 2008. Most of her time is spent watching and collecting movies, enjoying a good laugh, reading books she can't put down, and fighting the urge to be lazy to get herself to work out. She enjoys nature and the outdoors and can't get enough of her nephew Wesley and niece Emerie.

Janielle's favorite quote is "Good, Better, Best, never settle for less until your good is better and your better, best." Working in the fast-paced world of OB/GYN keeps her on her toes and motivated to accomodate patients and put a smile on their faces.

  Ryan Speilman of Now Business Solutions is our Billing Coordinator

Ryan Spielman, Billing Coordinator

Ryan is our medical billing expert.  As the owner of Now Business Solutions, a comprehensive medical billing company, he files all claims and will be your direct contact for any billing questions, from insurance coverage to payment plan options. Ryan is originally from Orange, California, but has lived in the Valley since graduating from The University of Arizona.  His hobbies include traveling, boating and waterskiing.

Ryan's contact information is:

Email: ryan@nowbusinesssolutions.com
Phone: 888-962-9991
Website: nowbusinesssolutions.com

Map to A New Beginning OBGYN in Mesa, AZ 85206

Office Hours

Mon—Thu: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am to noon

We're located just East of Higley on the North side of Southern Ave, in the Hopkins Plaza. There are two buildings in the plaza. We are located in the 2nd building coming from Higley. Parking and entrance is in the rear of the building.

Hopkins Plaza

5304 E. Southern
Suite 110
Mesa, AZ 85206

Phone: (480) 237-3040
Fax: (480) 237-3049


Our convenient East Valley OBGYN location serving Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert

About Banner Gateway Medical Center

We use the labor and delivery facilities at Banner Gateway Medical Center (BGMC). Some hilights of BGMC are shown here and you can get more details at the BGMC website.

Dr. Bullaro-Anderer and her staff use Banner Gateway Medical Center for labor and delivery Banner Gateway Medical Center entryway
Banner Gateway Medical Center is located at the Superstition Frewway (U.S. 60) and Higley Rd. This new (Sept 2007) center has excellent patient facilities and a great labor and delivery department. With a staff of around 1000, 176 private rooms, 8 operating suites and an exceptionally well-equipped emergency department, BGMC is an excellent choice for either routine or high-risk deliveries.
This modern Japanese soaking tub is an example of the special facilities available to labor and delivery patients at BGMC. Modern soaking tub tub is typical of Banner Gateway's patient facilities



Life-Threatening Emergencies

If you have an emergency that you feel may be life-threatening, please call 911 immediately! This provides the fastest and best response to severe emergencies regardless of their type.

OBGYN Emergencies

If you have an emergency that is not life-threatening but requires immediate attention when our office is not open, please call

Prescription Refills and Non-Emergency Problems

Please call during regular office hours for prescription refills and non-emergency problems.


We are pleased to accept the following insurance plans. If you have questions regarding an insurance plan that is not listed, please call us at (480) 237-3040.

  • Accountable
  • Admar
  • Administrative Enterprises
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • American Benefits
  • Arizona Benefit Options
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Assurant health
  • Banner Choice
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Care 1st (AHCCCS)
  • CCN
  • Cigna
  • City Of Mesa
  • First Health
  • Fortis
  • Great West
  • Harrington Benefit Options
  • Health Net
  • Maricopa Foundation
  • Mayo Health Plan
  • Meritan Heatlh
  • Mountain States
  • Multi Plan
  • Mutual Of Omaha
  • NALC
  • One Health Plan
  • Oxford Health
  • Pacificafre-Metro Phoenix
  • PHCS
  • PHP/Community Connection (AHCCCS)
  • Principal Financial
  • Prudential Health Care
  • Ran AM
  • Schaller Anderson
  • SW Service Admin.
  • Starmark
  • State Farm
  • SW United Food Workers
  • The Guardian
  • The Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
  • Time Insurance
  • TPA
  • Trust Mark
  • UMR
  • Unicare
  • United Food andCommercial Workers
  • United Health Care
  • United Med Resources
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