About Us

Thank you for visiting our website. Desert Kids Pediatrics, PLC opened its doors December, 2008. 

Dr. Graviola Brooks-Martinez MD and her staff looks forward to providing care to your children.

Dr. Brooks-Martinez  is a graduate of the College of Medicine at the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Guatemala in 1979.

Dr. Brooks-Martinez  completed Pediatric residencies at Hospital General San Juan de Dios, Guatemala City in 1980 and at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, New York in 1996-1998; as well as an Academic Pediatric Fellowship at Nyack Hospital, Nyack, New York in 1999.

She holds a candidate for Master of Nutrition for mother and infant from INCAP (Instituto de Nutricion para Centro America y Panama) from Guatemala 1981.

Dr. Brooks-Martinez also has a Master in Public Health from Columbia University, New York City in 1991.

She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).

Dr. Brooks-Martinez promotes early childhood literacy by participating in Reach Out and Read program for 8 years. Children ages 6 months to 5 years of age receive a free book at their annual well visit.