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The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery exists to provide comprehensive, integrated orthopaedic programs for patients, students, residents, the University community and the people of Arizona. The foundation of these programs is excellent clinical services that give rise to intellectual integrity in research and education.

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Arizona High School Girls Learn about Orthopaedic Surgery at UA Health Sciences

Arizona high school girls learned hands-on from UAHS women surgeons how engineers and orthopaedic surgeons work together to develop safe and effective implants to repair broken bones, torn ligaments and worn-out joints, to inspire careers in STEM and medicine.


Banner University Medical Centers in Phoenix and Tucson named to U.S. News ‘Best Hospital’ ranking

Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner-University Medical Center Tucson have each been named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital ranking, and nationally recognized for specialty services.


UA College of Nursing Professor Ruth Taylor-Piliae Receives AHA 2014 Stroke Article of the Year Award

This annual award recognizes the scientific and clinical contributions of cerebrovascular nurses in promoting AHA goals and excellence in cerebrovascular nursing science; Dr. Taylor-Piliae was recognized for her article about the effects of Tai Chi on older stroke survivors.