|Dr. Suzanne Bentz, D.O.||
Red Mountain Weight Loss is a medical practice that specializes in the most advanced methods available for medical weight loss, under the care of a physician. Medical Director and Owner, Dr. Suzanne Bentz, has practiced medicine for over 20 years, pursuing a lifelong passion of helping patients lose weight. She is a member of the Obesity Medicine Association, and strongly believes that a physician is most qualified to help patients achieve safe and effective weight loss. Dr. Bentz leads a team of talented medical professionals, who have also received advanced training in medical weight loss.
Dr. Bentz attended Texas Christian University, where she studied nutrition/health science. She received her D.O. degree in 1993 from North Texas Health Science Center. In 1993, she started Red Mountain Family Medicine. Many of her patients required treatment for conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, all related to obesity.
With a passion to further help her patients, she became Board Certified in Bariatric Medicine in 1997, further specializing in the treatment of obesity and related diseases. This led to the decision to open Red Mountain Weight Loss (and affiliate Tucson Medical Weight Loss) offices throughout Arizona.
Dr. Suzanne Bentz D.O.
|Abigail Marley, N.P.||
Abigail Marley, MSN, FNP-C is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from University of Arizona in 2003 with a RN, BSN. She worked as a RN and Clinical Nurse Leader in Critical Care setting for over 5 years. She graduated from University of Arizona with a MSN, FNP-C in 2008 and has since specialized in Family and Bariatric medicine. She is an active member of American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and American Society of Bariatric Physicians.
|Amie Pena, N.P.||
Amie Pena is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner practicing at both our Scottsdale and Glendale locations. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Arizona State University and received her Nurse Practitioner and Masters Degree in Nursing from The University of Phoenix. Prior to working at Red Mountain Weight Loss, she worked at St. Joseph’s Hospital specializing in neurology. She is currently a member of the Coalition of Arizona Nurses in Advance Practice and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, traveling, scuba diving and spending time with family.
|Deanna Turner-Garcia, N.P.||
Deanna Turner-Garcia, N.P. began her advanced practice career path as a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center, with a focus on geriatric and adult populations. She has extended that focus to include Pain Management in an effort to support clients that are reaching towards a functional rehabilitation modality in achieving their highest potential for health and wellness. She graduated from University of St. Francis with honors as their 2010 outstanding student of the year. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International since 2005. She holds a dual Master’s level degree in Nursing and as a Family Nurse Practitioner.She joined Triad Pain Management Clinics, LLC in the fall of 2012 and is pleased to work Xly in collaboration with the most proficient and skilled specialist in the field of pain and rehabilitation in the valley. Deanna couples her experience with continued training to ensure she brings the most current modalities and treatments to the table.
Deanna sees herself as a gatekeeper for the client to move them forward on their path to healing and increase function ability. To that end she also advocates for other modalities and specialized treatments which are proven to enhance health, healing and well being of her clients.
|Ginger Akins, N.P.||
Ginger Akins is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, who has been with Red Mountain Weight Loss for over 10 years. Prior to coming to Red Mountain Weight Loss, she had more than nine years of hospital nursing experience in various medical specialties. She holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing from Northern Arizona University and a Masters of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Phoenix. She is currently a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American Society of Bariatric Physicians. She has two children and in her free time enjoys traveling, hiking, boating, and scuba diving.
|Jacquelyn Sanchez, N.P.||
Jackie Sanchez is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner with several years of nursing experience in various specialties including Intensive Care Unit, Neonatal Intensive Care and Operating Room. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Arizona and her Master’s Degree in Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Phoenix. Jackie is currently a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
|Sanya Beronja, N.P.||
Sanya Beronja is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner practicing at both our Glendale location and our Mesa Family Medicine location. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the Arizona State University and received her Nurse Practitioner and Masters Degree in Nursing from the University of Phoenix. Prior to working at Red Mountain Weight Loss, she worked at Banner Thunderbird emergency room for a few years. Sanya is currently a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is married, has two dogs and in her spare time enjoys hiking, camping, and visiting with family and friends.
|Christina Kang, R.N., VIP Injector||
Christina offers more than six years of experience in the aesthetics industry. She has an artistic eye, paying great attention to detail and brings valuable insight and knowledge regarding optimal treatments for her clients. She specializes in an array of injectables and has experienced obtaining paramount results for clients with various laser systems throughout her nursing career in the aesthetics industry.