San Carlos Appache Healthcare offers a wide variety of specialties to our patients including Pulmonolgy, Neurology, Infectious Disease, Endocrinology, Urology, Pain Medicine, Hand / Plastic Surgery, Neurology, Pathology/Laboratory Medicine, Pediatric Dentistry, Orthopedic Surgery, General Surgery, Cardiology, OB/Gyn, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, ENT, Bariatric Surgery, Optometry – Benjamin Cooper, OD, Pediatrics - Atolagbe, Adebayo O MD, Podiatry – Dr. Paul McMaster, MD.
The Mission of Izeé Baa Gowah is to heal, serve and empower the In-deh (Apache people) while honoring the traditions through a caring, compassionate and respectful patient-family centered team.
The Vision of Izeé Baa Gowah is Apaches healing Apaches to achieve a strong healthy community through the delivery of quality healthcare for current and future generations.
The San Carlos Apache Reservation is blessed with a variety of natural wonders for everyone, we are a family based community activities for all ages are abundant. The temperate climate of the Reservation makes hunting for big and small game, such as elk, bighorn sheep, javelina, antelope and migratory birds, enjoyable in every season. Magnificent natural beauty abounds unspoiled streams and lakes, the high country with Native species of fish including Apache Trout.
A central point of recreational activity is San Carlos Lake. A fisherman’s paradise, it was created by the construction of Coolidge Dam and is rimmed by approximately 158 miles of shoreline with a tackle shop with supplies and ice. The lake averages 19,500-acre feet of water in a good season, making it the largest body of water within Arizona. Talkalai Lake is 600 acres as a man-made reservoir with trophy largemouth bass created by the Blue and San Carlos rivers. Point of Pines Lake is a beautiful high mountain lake stocked with rainbow trout, which is 34 acres in size and is flanked by campgrounds in a ponderosa pine forest. Seneca Lake is managed as both a warm water and cool water fishery, offering channel catfish and red-ear sunfish for anglers during the summer months and rainbow and brown trout during the cooler winter months. The Black River and Salt River Recreation Areas are a true blessing of the San Carlos Apache Reservation abundant with native species of fish and make spectacular hiking expeditions.
Water-related recreation opportunities are available on the Salt River. U.S. 60, the direct route between White Mountain Apache and San Carlos, travels through the Salt River Canyon which is often referred to as the mini Grand Canyon. Whitewater rafting, kayaking, and canoeing are popular sports as the river runs high with melting snows of the mountains.
World renowned basketry the ancient craftsmanship can be found within today's offerings of, Apache Burden Baskets, Cradle Boards, and Beaded Works historically the finest quality and value you can find. Community Events and holidays are opportunities to locate vendors selling these and other hard to find items. Native Trade and Barter are open with Native Products fluent in the community, Saturday Morning Market held at the community center - Boy's & Girl's club, every weekend where you can find fresh hot pop-overs, Apache delicacy Acorn Stew, Native tunes or hot pickles. Crafts and arts of the community abound this community marketplace. Good luck in finding today's living treasures!