Coronavirus COVID-19 Update

Your health is our top priority. During these times, please make sure to:

- Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds

- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth

- Stay home when you are sick - Limit close contact with people who are sick

- Get tested if you are feeling any symptoms associated with COVID-19.

We will always put our patients and staff first, and that commitment has never been more important. Our team is working hard to maintain a clean environment to promote the health and safety of all who depend on us.We will be in touch with any further updates as necessary.

About the Providers

Welcome to Arizona Specialized Gynecology

The Office of Dr. Joseph Brooks

Joseph Brooks, MD, specializes in the treatment of girls and women with vulvovaginal diseases in Phoenix, Arizona. Practicing in the area for more than a decade, he offers expert diagnosis and treatment for disorders of the female lower genital tract, including vulvodynia, vulvar skin disorders, recurrent vulvovaginal infections, and female sexual pain at Arizona Specialized Gynecology. Dr. Brooks heads a practice that offers the latest in female wellness technologies, including MonaLisa Touch®, TempSure™ Envi, and beyond.

A longtime Arizona resident, Dr. Brooks completed his undergraduate studies at Eastern Arizona College and Arizona State University. After earning a medical degree at Saba University School of Medicine, Dr. Brooks completed residency training at the Phoenix Integrated Residency of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Following his residency, Dr. Brooks undertook sub-specialty training in vulvovaginal diseases. In 2008, he earned the distinction of completing the first fellowship in the United States in vulvovaginal diseases. The fellowship training took place at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and the Arizona Vulva Clinic. The following year, Dr. Brooks became a fellow of the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD). Dr. Brooks speaks both Spanish and Portuguese.

At Arizona Specialized Gynecology, Dr. Brooks leads a staff that recognizes the sensitive nature of the difficulties faced by patients with vulvovaginal conditions. Their goal is ensuring patients feel at ease when making appointments or asking questions.

Dr. Brooks and the team place an emphasis on patient education to empower patients to achieve greater personal health. The staff also is dedicated to meeting each patient’s unique needs. They encourage patients to contact Arizona Specialized Gynecology with any questions.

Nurse Practitioner Wende Scholzen, WHNP

Wende Scholzen started with Arizona Specialized Gynecology in July 2019. She previously worked with Dr Brooks from 2011 - 2014 after graduating from the ASU Nurse Practitioner Program.

Wende's emphasis is on vulvovaginal and cervical disease. She performs all gynecologic procedures including: colposcopy, vulvoscopy, endometrial biopsies, punch biopsies, condyloma removal and IUD insertions.

Appointments available immediately!

  • Tempsure Vitalia

    It’s Gentle 

    • The treatment is well tolerated
    • It’s non-invasive, non-ablative and does not require anesthesia

    It’s Convenient

    • Most patients resume their routines immediately after the treatment

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  • TempSure Surgical

    With 300 watts and 4 MHz RF, the Surgical RF technology allows for precise incisions with minimal lateral thermal damage to surrounding tissues. 

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  • TempSure Envi

    A gentle new radiofrequency treatment that minimizes facial fine lines and wrinkles, tightens skin* and improves the appearance of cellulite. It’s safe for all skin types and levels of sun exposure, so it fits perfectly into any beauty maintenance routine, any time of year. Welcome to a simpler way to maintain beautiful skin.

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What is MonaLisa Touch?

What is MonaLisa Touch?

Tempsure Vitalia

Dr. Brooks is the first physician in Arizona to provide this service



Accepted Insurances

We accept Aetna, Cigna, United Healthcare, and Care Credit. Please call us if you have any questions.

United Health Care

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    "My first visit with Dr. Brooks was awesome - he was able to help my body recover from extreme dryness and mental fogginess."

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    "Dr. Brooks took his time, educated us, and accurately diagnosed and treated my wife. The office staff was also very friendly."

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    "Dr. Brooks listened to me, believed me, and helped me with a solution. He even pointed out things that other doctors had overlooked, and now I feel so much better."

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Arizona Specialized Gynecology
300 W. Clarendon, Ste. 100
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Phone: 602-491-9575
Fax: 602-264-4101
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