Meet the Tula Team
Dr. Arianna Sholes-Douglas
M.D., Founder & Medical Director
Tula Wellness is the vision of Dr. Arianna who has spent her medical career caring for women. She has over 20 years of experience in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology. As a graduate of the University of Arizona’s Integrative Medicine Fellowship under Dr. Andrew Weil, Dr. Arianna strives to create a sacred space where women can receive truly integrated care. Tula, which means balance in Sanskrit, is a space for women to create healing and balance in their lives. Dr. Arianna strives to help each woman feel her personal best and respects each individual’s path to health and healing.. Her practice is centered around Integrative and Functional Medicine as well as Medical Aesthetics.
Dr. Arianna loves spending time and participating in community activities with her husband and two children. For More about Dr. Arianna, please see her bio page.
Nurse Practitioner, CNM
Barbara Cooper NP, CNM is a nurse practitioner and certified nurse-midwife involved with women’s health since 1986. She is passionate about her work as a healer, harnessing the body’s innate ability to heal when it is honored and well taken care of. She is thrilled to be a part of Team Tula! Barbara is also a certified yoga instructor and would love to share yoga with you in a private or semi-private session at Tula. In addition, Barbara is a certified health and nutrition coach. She is available to work with you in one-on-one or in group sessions to help you take your health and wellness up to the next level. Barbara has two grown children, Heather and Tristan. She is an intrepid hiker and photographer of all things. She has lived, and worked, primarily in Tucson, since 1976. To read more about Barbara, see her full bio page.
Lead Medical Aesthetician
Karina is committed and passionate about helping you achieve your individual skincare goals. Her years of experience in medical aesthetics translate into detailed customized plans which include a blend of aesthetic treatments and at home care regimens. Karina’s favorite treatments include microneedling and ThermiSmooth to tighten the skin around the mouth and eye areas.
In addition to spending time with her daughter, Karina most enjoys traveling.
Aesthetic/Front Office Coordinator
Yesenia is very knowledgeable and experienced in medical aesthetics and strives to schedule you for treatments that best address your main concerns. She works to ensure you are seen on the days and times that work best with your schedule.