I’m married to my husband, Jake. We have one cat named Nala.
Dr. Rachel Tanz was born and grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She went to Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Afterward, she moved to Boston where she worked for two years in a genetics lab at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She then returned to Chicago for medical school at Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University, from which she graduated in 2015.
She recently completed her residency in pediatrics at Lurie Children’s Hospital, an affiliate of Northwestern University in Chicago. Following residency, she and her husband moved to Phoenix where she is excited to join Desert Valley Pediatrics.