At Ocotillo Foot & Ankle, we strive to maintain the highest levels of accreditation, with each doctor surpassing the standard requirements of podiatric practice.
Mary M. Peters, DPM
Dr. Peters comes to Arizona from Illinois. She graduated from Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 2001. After graduation, she furthered her training with residency programs specializing in diabetic footcare, surgery, and pediatrics. She has been practicing in the Phoenix metro area since 2003. Aside from her private office setting, Dr. Peters is also a staff member of Chandler Regional Medical Center, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, and a specialty physician at Chandler Regional Medical's Wound Healing Center.
Dr. Peters is a Board Certified Foot Surgeon by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, an active member of the Arizona Podiatric Medical Association, and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
In her free time, she enjoys running marathons and traveling.
Frank G. Maben, DPM
Dr. Maben is an Arizona native. Following his graduation from the Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in 2004, he attended a rigorous 3-year residency course at the Tucson VA hospital where he received extended training in trauma, wound care, and rearfoot and ankle pathology. He has been practicing in the East Valley since his residency completion in 2007. In addition to his private practice, he maintains surgical priveleges at Chandler Regional Hospital, Mercy Gilbert Hospital, and Warner Park Surgical Center.
Vanousheh Ghandhari, DPM
Dr. Ghandhari is joinging our team after completeing a rigorous 3-year surgical residency which focused on rearfoot and ankle reconstruction and trauma. She is well versed in all aspects of podiatric surgery including procedures to address biomechanical and structural deformities, heel pain, nerve entrapment, foot and ankle arthralgia, skin and nail conditions, congenital deformities and trauma related injuries. She also received additional certifications in arthroscopic techniques. Her state-of-the-art training will provide patients with greater surgical options, including diabetic limb salvage and Charcot reconstruction, minimally invasive techniques, and specialized skin and bone grafting.
Dr. Ghandhari is a highly educated physician with a Masters of Arts in Biomedical Sciences from Midwestern University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Biology from UC Berkeley. She completed her doctorate of Podiatric Medicine at Midwestern University. She completed her surgical training in New Mexico VA healthcare system in albuquerque, and had additional trauma focused training at Kaiser Foundation North Valley Trauma Hospitals.