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Meet Our Nurse Practitioners



Colleen Finan, NP

Colleen Finan, NP

Colleen has been working as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for over thirty years. She loves providing health care to children.  She joined Valley of the Sun Pediatrics in July 2015.

Colleen has degrees from Western Michigan University and from the University of Iowa. Colleen is certified as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board. She has served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and as past-President of the Arizona Chapter of the same organization.

Colleen is originally from Michigan. She has lived in Iowa and has been a resident of Arizona for over twenty years. Colleen is the proud parent of two grown sons and a daughter, and she is delighted to have four grandchildren. Besides babysitting, she also enjoys reading, baking, golfing and swimming.


 

Parita Javia, NP

Parita Javia, NP

Parita is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She started her nursing career in 2010. Since then she has gained her experience in various fields including cardiac, medical surgical, rehabilitation, and pediatric units. She earned her master's degree from DeVry University and graduated in 2016 as summa cum laude.

Parita was born in India. She moved to the United States in 2011 and has been living in Arizona since 2012. She lives with her husband, in-laws, and two beautiful sons. Caring for her children is what motivated Parita to pursue a career in pediatrics. She loves spending time with her family, enjoys reading, painting and traveling on her days spent away from work. She is very excited to join Valley of the Sun Pediatrics as she begins her new journey.