About Dr. Wilks
Dr. Wilks is a graduate of the University of California at
San Diego School of Medicine and the Phoenix Integrated
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She worked as an
Obstetrician-Gynecologist in private practice for nine years,
attaining Board Certification from the American Board of
Obstetrics and Gynecology and Advanced Surgical
Certification from the American Academy of Gynecologic
In 1998, Dr. Wilks completed rigorous training in Medical
Acupuncture. She is a Diplomate (Board Certified) of the
American Board of Medical Acupuncture, and a Fellow (the highest level
of membership) in the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.
She believes that Medical Acupuncture is a much-needed adjunct and excellent complement to Western medicine, and especially enjoys the opportunity to consider the whole person when designing treatment.
Dr. Wilks is a fellow of the AAMA, and served 2 3-year terms on the Arizona Board of Acupuncture Examiners. She has worked for 14 years on the planning committee and as medical staff for The American Lung Association's 'Camp Not-A-Wheeze' for children with asthma, and also works with the Guatemala Literacy Project. She is the president of the Peoria North Rotary Club, and serves on the planning committee and as photographer for RYLA, a leadership camp for teenagers.
She is a professional outdoor photographer, and her work may be viewed on the Skyline Images website. She lives in Peoria, AZ with her husband and dog.