Meet Our Providers

Dr. Kim Lamotte-Malone, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Dr. Kim LaMotte-Malone has been in practice for over 25 years. She attended USC and graduated in 1980. She subsequently went to Marquette Medical School and graduated in 1985; she completed her Internship and Residency at Stanford University Hospital in Pediatrics in 1988. She has been an active member in the community for over 20 years and has received the Children's Health Care Champion Award, Vegas Life Magazine's "Top Pediatrician," and other awards during her career. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Medical Association. She cares for children and their families, educating them while following their growth from birth to 18 years.

During her free time she enjoys scrapbooking, Zumba dancing, and spending quality time with her family, including two children.


The FAAP designation after a pediatrician's name stands for Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatricians who maintain their FAAP designation have obtained board certification in pediatrics and made an ongoing commitment to lifelong learning and advocacy for children.
Dr. Natasa Mihic, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Dr. Natasa Mihic received her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2000 graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors. She spent time volunteering in the community including at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada and Catholic Charities. Dr. Mihic subsequently attended the University of Nevada School of Medicine where she received her MD in 2007 with honors. She completed her Internship and Residency in Pediatrics at the University of Arizona, Tucson in 2010.

In her free time she enjoys taking care of her dog and spending time with her fiancé and family. She loves a great movie and dinner with friends.


The FAAP designation after a pediatrician's name stands for Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatricians who maintain their FAAP designation have obtained board certification in pediatrics and made an ongoing commitment to lifelong learning and advocacy for children.
Dr. Okafor, M.D., F.A.A.P
Dr. Okafor completed her residency in general pediatrics at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. At that time she was involved in research and published numerous articles. She earned her Doctor of Medicine at the University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria. She is interested in preventative medicine and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

In her free time Dr. Okafor enjoys spending time with her husband, cooking, reading novels and sewing.


The FAAP designation after a pediatrician's name stands for Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatricians who maintain their FAAP designation have obtained board certification in pediatrics and made an ongoing commitment to lifelong learning and advocacy for children.
Dr. Lisa R. Miller, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Dr. Miller is a native of Las Vegas. Her extended family is from the small farming town of Pender, Nebraska. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the U. S. Air Force Academy and served in the Air Force as an Aerospace Physiologist, Human Factor’s Engineer and Test Parachutist. She received a Teaching degree from Chapman University and a Masters in Systems Management from USC. She received her medical degree from the University of Vermont and completed Pediatric Residency at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersberg, FL. Dr. Miller has worked in many pediatric venues including private practice, underserved areas, international medicine, sports medicine, emergency medicine, urgent care, and teaching. She holds a private pilot’s license, scuba diving instructor certificate and a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. She is an avid outdoorswoman and loves her Agility and Therapy dogs. Dr. Miller is the medical director of a yearly medical mission to El Salvador.

The FAAP designation after a pediatrician's name stands for Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatricians who maintain their FAAP designation have obtained board certification in pediatrics and made an ongoing commitment to lifelong learning and advocacy for children.
Dr. Catherine Cañete, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Dr. Catherine Cañete finished her undergraduate and medical degree at the University of the Philippines. She took her pediatric residency training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-El Paso from 2003 to 2006. In 2007, Dr. Cañete moved to Las Vegas to start her medical career. She has been taking care of the children in our community since then.
She loves spending time with her family, watching shows and traveling to new places.


The FAAP designation after a pediatrician's name stands for Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatricians who maintain their FAAP designation have obtained board certification in pediatrics and made an ongoing commitment to lifelong learning and advocacy for children.
Dr. Brittney Mengistu, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Dr. Brittney Mengistu was born in Las Vegas and grew up in Morton, Mississippi. She completed her undergraduate degree at Alcorn State University and received her medical degree from the University of Toledo College of Medicine. Her pediatric residency training was completed at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, reading, and volunteer and community activities.


The FAAP designation after a pediatrician's name stands for Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatricians who maintain their FAAP designation have obtained board certification in pediatrics and made an ongoing commitment
Dr. Douglas Barlow, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Dr. Douglas Barlow comes to Anthem Hills Pediatrics from Palm Beach, Florida where he spent 24 years in pediatric practice. He graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Amherst College and attended New York University School of Medicine. His pediatric residency was completed at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Barlows career in Florida included private pediatric practice, Staff Pediatrician at Florida State Clinics and 10 fulfilling years as a pediatrician for the Boca Raton Resort. He has educated students at all levels for 20 years as an Associate Professor of Medicine for the University of Miami, Florida Atlantic University and Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Barlow's public service includes working for the Health Care District of Palm Beach County where he focused on underserved areas in Florida and helped run the MASH Hospital in Baton Rouge after Hurricane Katrina. He also offered his services 3 times running the Pediatric Division of the Dorsainvil Foundation Haiti Relief Program after the earthquake in 2010.

Dr. Barlow enjoys spending time with family and friends as he transitions to the Las Vegas/Henderson area. In his spare time he likes playing hockey and sponsoring youth hockey leagues.


The FAAP designation after a pediatrician's name stands for Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatricians who maintain their FAAP designation have obtained bord certification in pediatrics and made an ongoing commitment to lifelong learning and advocacy for children.
Hannah Imasa, PA-C
Hannah Imasa, PA-C received her graduate degree with Magna Cum Laude Honors in 1991 from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Shortly after, she attended the joint PA (Physician Assistant) program at UMDNJ (University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ) in 1998. She started her successful career initially working in Family Practice medicine in New Jersey for 7 years before her move with her family to Las Vegas in 2007. At that time she transitioned her knowledge and work expertise to the field of Pediatrics and has been employed at Anthem Hills Pediatrics over the last several years.

She has three beautiful children and enjoys spending time with her husband and kids at parks and family events. She is a wonderful addition to our team at Anthem Hills Pediatrics!
Heather Poulos, PA-C
Heather Poulos received her undergraduate degree from University of Wisconsin Madison and worked on a telemetry unit and local ER in Illinois before PA school. I received my Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from Concordia University of Wisconsin in 2019. I recently relocated to Nevada to start my career in pediatrics. I knew I wanted to go into pediatrics since I was 16 and I worked with children at a Summer Day Camp for 4 years as well as teaching preschool throughout college. I wanted to combine my love of medicine and working with children and became a pediatric PA. 
In her spare time she loves to watch hockey, travel and spend time with her family
  • Heather Poulos received her undergraduate degree from University of Wisconsin Madison and worked on a telemetry unit and local ER in Illinois before PA school. I received my Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from Concordia University of Wisconsin in 2019. I recently relocated to Nevada to start my career in pediatrics. I knew I wanted to go into pediatrics since I was 16 and I worked with children at a Summer Day Camp for 4 years as well as teaching preschool throughout college. I wanted to combine my love of medicine and working with children and became a pediatric PA.
  • In her spare time she loves to watch hockey, travel and spend time with her family.

 

Marlene Unisa, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Prior to obtaining her nurse practitioner degree, Marlene received her undergraduate degree from Park University and worked for the federal government at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in healthcare research management operations and administration. She discovered her love for the nursing profession while working at the NIH, receiving her Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2011.  

Marlene started her nursing career in the Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia area as a staff nurse and later a clinical nursing instructor. For the majority of her career she has been a Maternal Child Health/Labor and Delivery Nurse and has had the opportunity to take on travel nursing assignments as well.  She has enjoyed providing patient care at quality medical facilities, including Kaiser Permanente, University of California in San Francisco, University of Maryland Medical Center, and Johns Hopkins University.  

Marlene received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, specializing in family practice.  During that time, she developed a strong interest and focus in pediatrics and maternal child health due to her clinical rotations and experience, which have included: pediatric gastroenterology, newborn wellness, and teen health.  She received her Board Certification from the American Academy Of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner.   

Marlene enjoys traveling and D.I.Y projects. Her passions include snowboarding, trying out new recipes, and binge watching her favorite shows.  Above all, her favorite thing to do is surround herself with family and friends for festive and fun activities.

Whitney Smith, APRN

Whitney Smith started her nursing career in Virginia, receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing at Old Dominion University. Her background includes 8+ years of working as a Registered Nurse in Emergency Medicine in Virginia, as a Traveling Registered Nurse at multiple hospitals across the country, and then here in Las Vegas at local hospitals. She attended the University of Las Vegas, Nevada, where she earned a Master's Degree in Nursing and then received Board Certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Whitney previously worked as a Nurse Practitioner in Pediatrics prior to joining Anthem Hills Pediatrics. 

In her spare time, Whitney enjoys spending time with her significant other and their two dogs. And in addition to Pediatrics, Whitney also has a passion for traveling, fitness, and cooking.

 

 

Elizabeth Wilkes, APRN, FNP-BC

Elizabeth Wilkes received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield Connecticut in 2006, where she received several honors and recognitions, including Student Nurse of the Year. Elizabeth completed her undergraduate clinical rotations at Yale University Hospital. In 2017 Elizabeth received her Master of Science in Nursing, with a specialty in Family Practice, from Kaplan University. That same year she received her Board Certification, from The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), as a Family Nurse Practitioner. As a Graduate student, Elizabeth completed her pediatric clinical rotation under the direct preceptorship training of Dr. LaMotte-Malone, and immediately found her chosen career path in pediatrics, and niche with the Anthem Hills family.
Prior to joining Anthem Hills Pediatrics, Elizabeth worked for over 12 years at several local hospitals as an Emergency Room Nurse.

In her spare time, Elizabeth loves to spend time with her fiancé and family, loves her dog, and is a huge fan of music, laughing and enjoying great food. She also likes to take long bike rides, and loves vacation travel.

Elizabeth Wilkes, APRN, FNP-BC

Elizabeth Wilkes, APRN, FNP-BC

Elizabeth Wilkes received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield Connecticut in 2006, where she received several honors and recognitions, including Student Nurse of the Year. Elizabeth completed her undergraduate clinical rotations at Yale University Hospital. In 2017 Elizabeth received her Master of Science in Nursing, with a specialty in Family Practice, from Kaplan University. That same year she received her Board Certification, from The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), as a Family Nurse Practitioner. As a Graduate student, Elizabeth completed her pediatric clinical rotation under the direct preceptorship training of Dr. LaMotte-Malone, and immediately found her chosen career path in pediatrics, and niche with the Anthem Hills family.
Prior to joining Anthem Hills Pediatrics, Elizabeth worked for over 12 years at several local hospitals as an Emergency Room Nurse.

In her spare time, Elizabeth loves to spend time with her fiancé and family, loves her dog, and is a huge fan of music, laughing and enjoying great food. She also likes to take long bike rides, and loves vacation travel.

 

Elizabeth Wilkes, APRN, FNP-BC

Elizabeth Wilkes received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield Connecticut in 2006, where she received several honors and recognitions, including Student Nurse of the Year. Elizabeth completed her undergraduate clinical rotations at Yale University Hospital. In 2017 Elizabeth received her Master of Science in Nursing, with a specialty in Family Practice, from Kaplan University. That same year she received her Board Certification, from The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), as a Family Nurse Practitioner. As a Graduate student, Elizabeth completed her pediatric clinical rotation under the direct preceptorship training of Dr. LaMotte-Malone, and immediately found her chosen career path in pediatrics, and niche with the Anthem Hills family.Prior to joining Anthem Hills Pediatrics, Elizabeth worked for over 12 years at several local hospitals as an Emergency Room Nurse.

In her spare time, Elizabeth loves to spend time with her fiancé and family, loves her dog, and is a huge fan of music, laughing and enjoying great food. She also likes to take long bike rides, and loves vacation travel.


Elizabeth Wilkes received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield Connecticut in 2006, where she received several honors and recognitions, including Student Nurse of the Year. Elizabeth completed her undergraduate clinical rotations at Yale University Hospital. In 2017 Elizabeth received her Master of Science in Nursing, with a specialty in Family Practice, from Kaplan University. That same year she received her Board Certification, from The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), as a Family Nurse Practitioner. As a Graduate student, Elizabeth completed her pediatric clinical rotation under the direct preceptorship training of Dr. LaMotte-Malone, and immediately found her chosen career path in pediatrics, and niche with the Anthem Hills family.
Prior to joining Anthem Hills Pediatrics, Elizabeth worked for over 12 years at several local hospitals as an Emergency Room Nurse.

In her spare time, Elizabeth loves to spend time with her fiancé and family, loves her dog, and is a huge fan of music, laughing and enjoying great food. She also likes to take long bike rides, and loves vacation travel.