Marlin D. Mills, MD, is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and is on staff at Banner Desert Medical Center. A former medical director for the hospital, Dr. Mills provides yearly educational programming to the nurse staff on high-risk obstetrics—new ideas and options. Dr. Mills received his medical degree at Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara Medical School in Mexico. He completed his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Valley Medical Center in Fresno, Calif., and his Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship training at University of California Irvine Medical Center, Long Beach, Calif. Dr. Mills was the third physician to join Phoenix Perinatal Associates and is considered one of the founding members of the group. Dr. Mills has a special interest in fetal physiology and diagnostic ultrasonography. He is currently pursuing his master’s degree in counseling which he plans to integrate into the practice. Dr. Mills is considered the practice’s expert on the psychological impact of the high-risk pregnancy and perinatal grief.