William Angel Chavira, Jr., MD

Biographical Sketch

Dr. William Chavira is currently a practicing pro-life Catholic Obstetrician and Gynecologist in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona. Previously, he worked as a faculty member with Maricopa Medical Center/Medical Professionals of Arizona (MEDPRO) and currently holds faculty appointments at The University of Arizona (Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology) and Creighton School of Medicine (Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology). He has also served as the director of Natural Family Planning at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Dr. Chavira has worked with many pro-life issues and currently is the Medical Director of First Way crisis pregnancy center; he also has served as the former medical director of the Hopemobile. Dr. Chavira is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In November 2016, Dr. Chavira was ordained to the permanent Diaconate by Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted for the Diocese of Phoenix and currently serves at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church.

Dr. Chavira is involved with his community and has served on several boards including The University of Arizona Alumni Board of Directors serving as chairman of the board, Life Teen International, and Phoenix Natural Family Planning Advisory Board. Dr. Chavira is the first to graduate from college in his family and is a native Phoenician. Dr. Chavira has won many accolades including St. Joseph’s Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Teaching Attending of the Year, APGO Excellence in Teaching Award, PIROG Attending of the Year, and St. Luke Award Catholic Physician Guild of Phoenix. Dr. Chavira is a Knight of Magisterial Grace of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and a Knight in the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepluchre. Dr. Chavira has been a featured speaker on EWTN’s Life on the Rock, Women of Grace, and the Bishop’s Hour featured on Immaculate Heart Radio. In December 2016, Dr. Chavira was the attending surgeon who delivered the first quintuplets at St. Joseph’s Hospital in their 121 year history. Dr. Chavira has been married for 25 years and has three adult children.

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Dr. Chavira offers care for his patients at St. Joseph’s Hospital Medical Center
Dr. Chavira offers care for his patients at Banner University medical center Phoenix