About Dr. Amaya

If you’re searching for a central Phoenix OB/GYN, it’s essential to find high quality experience and genuine care. Dr. Amaya is a bilingual gynecologist in Phoenix with a passion for empowering women’s health decisions. Working with her patients during their most important life events is a privilege she doesn’t take lightly. This is what you can expect.


Mariana Amaya, MD

Dr. Amaya is an Arizona native, born and raised in Yuma County. Growing up in a border community, she recognized the need for bicultural-bilingual physicians, which sparked her initial interest in medicine. She speaks English and Spanish. Once enrolled in medical school, she was immediately drawn to women’s health issues and pregnancy.

Dr. Amaya graduated from the University of Arizona, Summa Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science in community health education. She then completed medical school at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson, Arizona. As a medical student, she was recognized with the Humanism in Medicine Award and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Award.

Knowing she wanted to practice in Arizona, Dr. Amaya elected to complete her residency in obstetrics and gynecology with the Phoenix Integrated Residency Program in Obstetrics & Gynecology at St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center and Valleywise Medical Center. Her training program has since been renamed Creighton University Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Dr. Amaya is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is involved with medical student and graduate student training via her appointments as a Clinical Assistant Professor with the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix and as an Assistant Clinical Professor with Creighton University School of Medicine-Phoenix campus.

Dr. Amaya spends her time away from work with her husband, a family physician, and their three children. Like many of her patients, Dr. Amaya works hard to balance her career while raising a family.

Your central Phoenix OB/GYN

Routine visits to your OB/GYN are critical to your overall health and well-being. Dr. Amaya is a female obstetrician & gynecologist in Phoenix with nearly two decades of experience. Dr. Amaya is a female gynecologist in Phoenix, AZ, with nearly two decades of experience in a variety of obstetrics and gynecology services.


Dr. Amaya provides expertise in all aspects of gynecology, pregnancy, and childbirth. Through routine well-woman exams, you can be confident in your health, regardless of what stage of life you’re in.

Those who are pregnant can expect the highest level of compassion and care under the watch of Dr. Amaya. She is skilled in both normal and high-risk pregnancies. From vaginal births to caesarean deliveries, a safe and fulfilling experience is her number one goal. Dr. Amaya is proud to deliver pregnancies at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Banner University Medical Center, some of the most reputable facilities in the greater Phoenix area.

After delivery, you can expect Dr. Amaya to walk you through the postpartum experience. This is a critical time for many women. If you’re facing postpartum depression or breast infections, such as mastitis, you can rest assured knowing you will have the support you need.

For patients who need help with preventative care, Dr. Amaya will take an active role in your ongoing gynecological health. Through routine pap smears, breast exams, and STI screening, you can remain confident in your reproductive and sexual health. She is also proficient in helping patients find the best birth control options for them.