Dr. Bradley Folkestad is our dedicated provider here at Arrowhead OBGYN.

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Dr. Bradley Folkestad
Arrowhead OBGYN

Dr. Bradley Folkestad did his undergraduate work at California Lutheran University and then graduated from University of Arizona College of Medicine. He did his residency at Good Samaritan Medical Center where he served as Section and District Chairman for the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has been in practice in the Northwest Phoenix area for 20 years delivering over 14,000 babies. He has received the Patient’s Choice Award for the past four years and has been Board Certified by ACOG since 1995.

Dr. Folkestad specializes in normal and high risk pregnancies and works closely with onsite perinatal, genetic, and neonatal specialists. He also provides comprehensive gynecologic care including inpatient and outpatient surgeries. Gynecologic services he provides include treatment for pelvic pain, infertility, abnormal pap smears, abnormal uterine bleeding, hysterectomies, and laparoscopic surgeries. He also provides in office sterilization and endometrial ablation procedures which can be performed comfortably under sedation with almost no recovery period. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.

Nurse Practitioners

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Leighanna Lawson

Leighanna Lawson received her bachelor of science in nursing degree from Grand Canyon University in 2015. She worked as a postpartum and office OB/Gyn nurse, this is where she found her passion to educate and empower women and decided to further her education and become a nurse practitioner. Leighanna graduated from Arizona State University in 2022 with her doctor of nursing practice specializing in Women’s Health. Leighanna is married and has a cockapoo, named Kobe. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.