About AOA

The joys of motherhood are never fully experienced until all the children are in bed.
- Unknown


Meet the AOA Family - Sarah Colwell, D.O.

Sarah Colwell, DOSarah Colwell, DO
Estrella Women's Health Center

Where did you attend medical school?
Midwestern University.

How long have you been in Arizona?
About 10 years.

What do you enjoy the most about your field of medicine?
The variety of my job: delivering babies, doing a patient’s first GYN exam, surgical procedures and most importantly educating my patients about their body and reproductive function.

Can you tell us a little about your family?
Born and raised in San Diego. Moved to AZ for medical school, met and married my wonderful husband. We are blessed with a daughter who is 15 months.

Do you own any pets?
Two dogs and a tank of tropical fish.

Do you have any hobbies?
Scrapbooking, travel and running.


  • USA Funds Access to Education Scholarship Winner—2007-2008
  • Student D.O. of the Year Nominee—2007
  • Pre-doctoral Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Teaching Fellowship and Scholarship—2005-2008
  • San Diego State University—Lamp of Leadership Award—2002

What is your favorite movie?
“The Princess Bride.”

What is your favorite food?
Fresh seafood.

What is your favorite quote or saying?
“To whom much is given, much will be demanded.”