Julie is married with 4 grown sons, 2 grandsons and 1 granddaughter.
She also has 4 'fur babies.'
"Children are such a delight and are so innocent and trusting. I enjoy working beside their parents as an advocate for them.”
Julie McCarthy RN, CPNP joined Desert Valley Pediatrics in 1995 where she fulfilled a lifelong dream to be a nurse and work with children. She attended Arizona State University for both her Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Nursing with pediatrics as the specialty. Julie was certified as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care in 1995.She was born in Louisiana but grew up traveling throughout the United States and Europe as a child of the Air Force but has lived in Arizona since 1985. She is married with two sons and two step-sons. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, reading, the great outdoors and playing with her dogs.
Julie believes that “working with children keeps you young at heart!”