Patients of Dr. Gerald Harris and Theresa Eblin will now be seen in Peoria

Optima Medical, Arizona’s leading primary care provider, announces Dr. Gerald B. Harris and Theresa Eblin have joined their team to deliver personalized healthcare in the Northwest Valley. Both providers will start seeing patients in Optima Medical’s Peoria office, located at 8914 N. 91st Avenue, Suite #100, effective Monday, June 20th, 2022. 

To ensure a seamless transition for Dr. Harris and Eblin’s longstanding patients from their former Glendale office, Optimal Medical will honor all previously scheduled appointments. They will also transfer patient records and notify insurance companies.

Dr. Gerald B. Harris, primary care provider at Optima Medical
Dr. Gerald Harris

Dr. Harris has been in practice for two decades. He is an internist who received his medical degree from the Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.

“Joining Optima Medical will allow us to bring our patients expanded services and coordination of care,” says Dr. Harris. “Patients should be reassured that they will continue to receive care from the same staff and providers, as well as new team members.” 

Eblin is a FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner) who received her master’s in nursing education from Grand Canyon University and her master’s in nursing/family nurse practitioner from the University of Phoenix. She has been practicing for 39 years.

Theresa Eblin, Family Nurse Practitioner at Optima Medical Primary Care
Theresa Eblin, FNP

“Optima Medical will allow me to continue to provide the best patient care to my patients,” says Eblin. “Their focus on preventative care will help me to continue to advocate for my patients.”

Patients with additional questions are encouraged to call (623) 877-0100.

About Optima Medical

Optima Medical is an Arizona-based medical group consisting of 14 locations and 60 medical providers, who care for more than 120,000 patients statewide. Their mission is to improve the quality of life throughout Arizona by helping communities “Live Better, Live Longer” through personalized healthcare, with a focus on preventing the nation’s top leading causes of death.

Optima Medical goes beyond primary care with a full spectrum of services including cardiovascular health services, behavioral health, allergy testing and immunotherapy, in-house lab testing, imaging, chronic disease management and other specialty health services. The group has six locations in Yavapai County, as well as offices in Casa Grande, Peoria, Safford, Sierra Vista and Tucson. Optima Medical also has recently added locations in Gilbert and Queen Creek.


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