Medical Staff Services

The Phoenix Children's Hospital Medical Staff Services department assists medical and allied health staff:

  • obtain privileges to practice at Phoenix Children's
  • coordinate the activities of the Medical Staff organization
  • maintain compliance with regulatory agencies

Request privileges/check status

To request a Phoenix Children's Hospital Medical Staff application or check the status of an application, please send an e-mail to one of our credentialing specialists. 

 Debra Hofman  Kathryn Macrides  Christina Ash Louise Jackson Betty Koller Monica Thornburg


For information about medical staff meetings and events, or other information, call Medical Staff Services at (602) 933-4681.

Phoenix Children's Medical Staff Officers

President Michael Ritchey, MD
Vice President Jared Muenzer, MD
Chair, Credentials Comittee Dorothy Rowe, MD
Chair, Peer Review Comittee Elizabeth Zorn, MD
Immediate Past President Randal Christensen, MD
Members-at-Large Ruth Bristol, MD
Jodi Carter, MD
Aparna Rao, MD

For Phoenix Children's Medical Staff

The following PDFs are available for download:

Medical Staff Bylaws

Corrective Action/Fair Hearing Manual 

Medical Staff Credentials Manual 

Allied Health Professional Manual 

Peer Review Policy

Focused Professional Practice Evaluation Policy

Professional Health Committee

Contact Us

Medical Staff Services Department

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Phone: (602) 933-4681

Fax: (602) 933-2467

Administrative Assistant

Patty McNelis

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