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Hannah Rishel, MD


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Hannah Rishel, MD


Medical Specialties & Interests: Pediatrics; child abuse

Board Certifications: Pediatrics

Work History & Leadership:

  • Pediatrician; North Country HealthCare; Holbrook, AZ; 2007-present
  • Pediatric Forensic Examiner; when requested by law enforcement or Department of Child Safety; Holbrook, AZ; 2002-present
  • Pediatrician, Co-Founder and Co-Owner; Family Healing Center; Holbrook and Joseph City, AZ; 1997-2007
  • Pediatrician; Petrified Forest Medical Center; Holbrook, AZ; 1995-1997
  • Chief of Pediatrics and Acting Medical Director; Sage Memorial Hospital; Ganado, AZ; 1994-1995
  • Pediatrician; Sage Memorial Hospital; Ganado, AZ; 1988-1995

Professional Associations:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Fun Facts: I enjoy gardening, reading, hiking and camping. I also like to keep track of moon movements through the sky; I always look for the new moon.



  • Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita; Wichita, KS
  • Medical School: University of Iowa School of Medicine; Iowa City, IA
  • Undergraduate: Graceland College; Lamoni, IA





  • Professional of the Year; Department of Developmental Disabilities; 1998
  • Distinguished Victim Service Award; Navajo County; 2010
  • Holbrook Family Advocacy Center named “Dr. Rishel Family Advocacy Center” by Navajo County Attorney; 2013








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