Office of Newborn Screening

Contact Us

Do you have comments about the Office of Newborn Screening or specific questions for us?

Please fill out a comment form, e-mail us or call 602-364-1409.

Main Contact

Phone: (602) 364-1409 or (800) 548-8381 (outside Phoenix metro)
Fax: (602) 364-1495

Obtaining a Submitter Code (for New Providers)

(602) 364-1468.

Billing or Insurance

(602) 542-0897 or (602) 542-2520, when calling, please have your account information ready.

Requests for Bloodspot Lab Results

For Providers: Requests should be faxed on official letterhead to 602-542-4099 or by calling NBS Demographics at 602-364-3190.

For Families: To request lab results for your newborn, download and complete the request form and fax to 602-364-1495.

Ordering Specimen Cards and Envelopes

Call Lab Receiving at 542-1190, fax an order form to (602) 364-0758, or e-mail an order form.

Mailing Address for Submitting Bloodspot Specimens

State Laboratory, Receiving
c/o Newborn Screening
250 N. 17th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85007-3231

Program Contacts

Program Contact Phone
Ward Jacox, Assistant Bureau Chief (602) 364-1410
Lisa Villarroel, M.D., MPH, Medical Director (602) 364-3385
Sondi Aponte, Quality Improvement/Education Manager (602) 364-1642
Fran Altmaier, Case Management Coordinator (602) 364-1814
Kostas Petritis, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Clinical Bioanalysis and Data Integration (602) 364-1475
Yvonne Carroll, Demographics Supervisor (602) 364-1468
Newborn Screening Billing (602) 542-2520

Pediatric Specialists and Program Consultants

Edward I. Holland, MD East Valley Pediatric Endocrinology (480) 464-8600
Reeti Chawla, MD Phoenix Children's Hospital, Endocrinology Dept. (602) 546-0935
Alvin H. Perelman, MD Banner Children's Specialists, Pediatric Endocrinology (480) 270-5920
Mark D. Wheeler, MD University Physicians – Angel Wing Clinic (520) 626-6077
Meena Goyal-Khemka, MD Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Phoenix Children’s Hospital (602) 546-0920
Christine Knoll, MD
Sanjay Shah, MD
Neha Bhasinm M.D. University of Arizona Medical Center (520) 626-8278
Metabolic Genetics
Kirk A. Aleck, MD Genetics and Metabolism Department
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
(602) 933-4363
Phil James, MD    
Melanie Colville, MS, RD, Metabolic Dietitian   (602) 933-4363 x83306
Cystic Fibrosis Centers
Peggy J. Radford, MD Pulmonology, Phoenix Children's Hospital (602) 546-0985
Wayne J. Morgan, MD Arizona Respiratory Center,
University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
(520) 626-7780
Melanie Moore, AuD The EAR Foundation of Arizona (602)753-5274
Lylis Olsen, MS, MPH, Audiology Consultant
Arizona EHDI Coordinator
The EAR Foundation of Arizona (602) 690-3975
Bradley F. Golner, MD AzEHDI Chapter Champion (602) 971-5121