About Dr. Arianna Sholes-Douglas

Menopause Expert | Founder and Visionary of Tula Wellness | Speaker

Dr. Arianna Sholes-Douglas

Reimagining the way that women approach menopause.

Arianna Sholes-Douglas, MD, FACOG has dedicated much of her career to helping women through the stages of life that are largely neglected by most of the medical community: menopause and perimenopause. She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine and has been practicing medicine for three decades. She is the author of the best-selling book, The Menopause Myth: What your mother, doctor and friends haven’t shared about life after 35.

Dr. Arianna specializes in integrative women’s health, intimate wellness, and hormone replacement therapy. She incorporates evidenced-based alternative medical therapies to promote healing. Her practice of medicine recognizes that the mind, body, and spirit all greatly affect overall health. She takes a holistic approach to patient care, combining her extensive knowledge of women’s health with the field of integrative and functional medicine.

Dr. Arianna is the founder of and visionary behind Tula Wellness and Aesthetics, a unique medical practice in Tucson, Arizona focusing on women’s health and beauty. Dr. Arianna, her husband, and their two children live in Tucson, Arizona.

Meharry Medical College Washington University in St. Louis UCLA American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Dr. Arianna Sholes-Douglas has undergone extensive education and training in many areas of the medical field. She completed her undergraduate degree in biology at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Arianna then went on to earn her Doctor of Medicine at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee.

She completed her residency and Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship at UCLA School of Medicine. She later graduated from the Integrative Medicine Fellowship at the University of Arizona, a program founded by the modern “guru” of alternative medicine, Dr. Andrew Weil.

Achievements & Experience

Dr. Arianna has been an innovator in the medical community for much of her career. She has over 20 years of experience working in the field of women’s health. In 1997, she developed the High Risk Pregnancy Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. She then went on to serve as the associate director of the division of maternal-fetal medicine at Sinai Medical Center, also in Baltimore.

Dr. Arianna has served as clinical faculty at multiple prestigious institutions, including UCLA, University of Maryland, and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a diplomate of the American Board of OB/GYN and Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

In 2016, Dr. Arianna was awarded first place in the Outstanding Women’s Health category by Inside Tucson Business. This award recognized her as a visionary and innovator in the women’s health community.

Dr. Arianna regularly conducts speaking engagements and was the keynote speaker at the National Association of Women’s Business Owners Annual Health and Wellness Expo in 2015. She has made numerous media appearances on the Discovery Health Channel and served as the “Woman’s Doctor” on Baltimore’s NBC news affiliate. Her writing is published on DrWeil.com, Fit Pregnancy, Good Housekeeping, and Essence Magazine.

In 2020, Dr. Arianna was awarded the Southern Arizona’s Woman of Impact Award and Inside Tucson’s Business Women of Influence Award: Business Owner of the Year.

Dr. Arianna Sholes-Douglas Tula Wellness


Tula Wellness Center

In sanskrit, the word “Tula” means balance, and that’s the core focus of Dr. Arianna’s practice to bring balance back into patients’ lives. Tula Wellness Center is an integrative healthcare center for women offering a holistic approach to total wellness. Their offerings focus on aesthetics, vitality, and health effectively addressing the needs of the body, mind, and spirit of every patient.

The doctors and staff at Tula Wellness Center believe in having conversations with patients, not consultations. When you step into the office, you’re guaranteed an experience that takes the entire scope of your health into consideration, not just your symptoms.

Tula Wellness Center offers integrative healthcare, aesthetics, medical weight loss, wellness coaching, acupuncture, body sculpting, and massage. Check out Tula’s website for more information on their offerings.

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