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.
Forty percent of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2019 will remain in Arizona to practice medicine and pursue their residency training. More than one-third of the class will pursue primary care — a physician specialty that is critically low in Arizona and the nation.
A $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense will support research on 3D-printed scaffolds that support the repair of devastating bone injuries.
An opportunity to visit one-on-one with UA Arthritis Center faculty members, physicians and scientists to learn about the Center’s leading-edge research.
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 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.