Dr. Arianna Sholes-Douglas
M.D., Founder & Medical Director
Tula Wellness is the vision of Dr. Arianna who has spent her medical career caring for women. She has over 20 years of experience in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology. As a graduate of the University of Arizona’s Integrative Medicine Fellowship under Dr. Andrew Weil, Dr. Arianna strives to create a sacred space where women can receive truly integrated care. Tula, which means balance in Sanskrit, is a space for women to create healing and balance in their lives. Dr. Arianna strives to help each woman feel her personal best and respects each individual’s path to health and healing.. Her practice is centered around Integrative and Functional Medicine as well as Medical Aesthetics.
Dr. Arianna loves spending time and participating in community activities with her husband and two children. For More about Dr. Arianna, please see her bio page.
Nurse Practitioner, CNM
Barbara Cooper NP, CNM is a nurse practitioner and certified nurse-midwife involved with women’s health since 1986. She is passionate about her work as a healer, harnessing the body’s innate ability to heal when it is honored and well taken care of. She is thrilled to be a part of Team Tula! Barbara is also a certified yoga instructor and would love to share yoga with you in a private or semi-private session at Tula. In addition, Barbara is a certified health and nutrition coach. She is available to work with you in one-on-one or in group sessions to help you take your health and wellness up to the next level. Barbara has two grown children, Heather and Tristan. She is an intrepid hiker and photographer of all things. She has lived, and worked, primarily in Tucson, since 1976. To read more about Barbara, see her full bio page.
Doctor of Nursing Practice, FNP
Andria Pizzato, DNP, FNP holds a Doctorate of Nursing from University of Arizona with an emphasis in family medicine. She is a graduate from Dr. Andrew Weil’s Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine fellowship class of 2017. She has a background in both integrative medicine research and integrative primary care for people of all ages since starting her career in 2011. She views the mind-body-spirit connection as integral to health and healing, and collaborates with her patients to empower the creation of balance in their lives.
Applying allopathic science and combining recently discovered knowledge, the integrative approach puts the patient at the center of care, addressing the full range of factors affecting an individuals ability to experience perfect health and vitality. Utilizing both conventional and complimentary treatments, evaluation, and diagnostics, patient care is individualized to address the source of the concern, implementing the appropriate therapies. Her treatments draw from a blend of conventional and integrative modalities with accumulative knowledge ranging from conventional practices, evidence-based therapies, holistic medicine, nutrition, and mind-body modalities for the optimal health and wellness of her patients.
Over her own personal journey she has studied multiple forms of yoga, meditation techniques, energy medicine, Ayurveda and enjoys exploring methods of stress reduction with her patients.
In her free time she enjoys traveling all over the world, working out, practicing yoga, being in nature as much as possible, playing with her dogs and spending time with family and friends.
Master Medical Aesthetician, CMLT
Karina Dabdoub is a Master Medical Aesthetician and Certified Laser Technician. With over 6 years of experience Karina’s commitment to her craft is evident in her extensive training and continuing education. She has mastered treatments such as PRP, laser hair removal, body contouring, skin tightening, laser skin resurfacing, photofacials, chemical peels, microdermabrasions, dermaplaning, and microneedling. Her sweet and sincere disposition, coupled with serious results are a winning combination! Both male and female clients leave satisified, nurtured and with a renewed sense of confidence. Karina’s extensive knowledge of skin care products and procedures will ensure THE BEST treatment and results in Tucson. Her client satisifaction is a reflection of her success and she strives to deliver the very best experience during her treatments.
Aesthetic/Front Office Coordinator
Yesenia is a certified aesthetic consultant as well as Tula’s office coordinator. She brings an extensive background and knowledge in aesthetic procedures, services and products. She is dedicated to helping patients achieve their aesthetic goals by being a warm and caring Patient Advocate. You will feel at ease with Yesenia during your consultation process because she is attentive, compassionate, and thorough. Yesenia will ensure that all of your questions are answered, and all of your expectations are addressed. She is dedicated to excellence in all facets of her career at Tula Wellness.
Laura is Customer care professional with over 12 years providing top notch customer service. Laura has extensive training in customer relations and act as liaison between Clients and Staff members. Her Implementation of feedback loops allow us to capture feedback to improve customer service and ensure that quality and service exceed customer expectations. Laura hails from South Florida and enjoys spending time with her 2 young children when she’s not living the #TulaLife.
Mary Hernandez is a certified clinical Medical Assistant and an essential part of the Tula team. She has over 20 years of experience that includes cosmetic, dermatologic, and family practice. Mary takes pride in her calming disposition, and is always available to help out wherever she is needed! Her mission is to ensure maximum comfort and trust while you are in our care. Mary’s strives to make your time at Tula Wellness as comfortable as possible for clients and family-members alike. Mary is a Tucson native from the Southside and is proud Mother to 3 adult children.
Leyna strives for excellent customer service and quality patient care. Her knowledge of both Medical and Aesthetics gives her the dual advantage of working up front as a receptionist and as a backup Medical Assistant. She completed her Medical Assistant program at Pima Medical Institute in November of 2003 and could not imagine working in any other profession. She is a Tucson native and loves spending time with her family.