Professionals Who Diagnose Children

The following is a list of professionals who diagnose Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
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Have AHCCCS Only?  Then follow this link to the list of professionals who diagnose autism:
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Dr. Jan Blackham, PhD at Phoenix Children’s Hospital
1919 East Thomas Road Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 546-0990 (takes ACCCHS)

Dr. Drake D. Duane, MS, MD
P: (480) 860-1222 Ext. 105
F: (480) 860-0029
10210 N 92nd St.
Suite 300
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Gentry Pediatric Behavioral Services
Dr. Joseph A. Gentry, Ph.D., BCBA
Lori Long, Ph.D., NCSP
Mallory Brown, Ph.D,
Erin Bartosik, Ph.D., NCSP.
7600 N. 16th St. Suite 218 Phoenix, AZ 85020

Dr. Astrid Heathcote, PhD
(480) 275-2249

Dr. Cynthia Hoard, EdD
(602) 616-9682

Dr. Christina K. Lebovitz, Ph.D
(480) 368-9898

Dr. Sally Logerqist, PhD
(602) 277-2273

Terry Matteo, PhD
2929 E. Camelback Ste 114
Phoenix, AZ, 85016
(480) – 382 – 4142

Dr. Carol McLean, Ph.D
(480) 659-5563

Dr. Chris Nicholls, PhD, ABPdN
480-998-2303 (Neuropsych)

Dr. Amy Serin, Ph.D.
(623) 824-5051

Dr. Amanda Wood, Psy.D.

Dr. Lanie Y. Zigler. Ph.D.,
(602) 996-1396 (Neuropsych)


Dr. Robin Blitz-Wetterland, MD at Phoenix Children’s Hospital
1919 East Thomas Road Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 933-0970

Dr. Elaine Ellis, MD at Phoenix Children’s Hospital
1919 East Thomas Road Phoenix, AZ 85016
(480)661-1332 or (480)824-1884 ext 209 (takes ACCCHS)

Dr. Sharon McDonough-Means, MD – (520) 247-0405

Dr. Raun Melmed (& others) at The Melmed Center
4848 E. Cactus Rd. Suite #940 Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(480) 443-0050