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Accredited Family Healthcare


Dr. Barry graduated from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences located in Iowa. Her undergraduate degree was from Drake University. Her background has been diverse in both business and nursing prior to entering medical school.

Dr. Barry moved from her roots in the Midwest to Arizona. She started her family practice in Chandler, Arizona in 1991. Formerly known as Northwest Chandler Family Medicine. Accredited Family Healthcare has outgrown two previous locations and has now moved to a new spacious building in Gilbert, centrally located in the East Valley to better serve their patients. Dr. Barry resides in the East Valley with her family. She has four children, a daughter in-law and two grand-daughters.

Katie J. Packer F.N.P Board Certified: Family Practice and Women’s Health

Katie graduated from Arizona State University with a Master’s Degree in Nursing as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and a Post Master’s Certificate as a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner. Her undergraduate degree in Nursing was from Brigham Young University. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner she worked in the area’s obstetric, pediatric, and medical-surgical nursing.

Katie is a native Arizonian. Her family roots have been in Arizona for generations. She served a medical mission in Brazil and is fluent is Portuguese and proficient in Spanish. In her career as a nurse practitioner she has worked extensively in women’s health and pediatrics, but enjoys all walks of life. She has been with Dr. Barry since 2002 and couldn’t think of anywhere she’d rather be then with Accredited Family Healthcare.

Shanna Hunt F.N.P.,Board Certified, Family Practice

Shanna has been in the field of nursing since 1994 and has been a nursing assistant, LPN, RN and NP. She received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in nursing from ASU. She has been with AFH since 2010. She worked for over a decade at various hospitals as a RN in the areas of medical/surgical, cardiology, recovery, ICU, and CVICU. She also worked with MCC nursing students as a clinical instructor.

Shanna is an Arizona native and a cousin of Katie Packer. Her husband is a physical therapist and they both enjoy working with people to achieve optimal wellness. She loves to read, garden and travel. She feels blessed to be at AFH working with such wonderful staff and patients. She enjoys the variety and challenge that family practice provides. She is well versed in current clinical guidelines and evidence based medicine and plans to complete a doctorate of nursing practice in the near future.

725 West Elliot Road, Bldg. 3, Suite 105 • Gilbert, AZ 85233-5301 • Phone 480.963.6144 • Fax 480.899.1404
Cynthia Barry, D.O. • Katie Flake, F.N.P. • Shanna Hunt, F.N.P