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Nicholas Bonazza, MD, MHA

Assistant Professor
Orthopedics – Sports Medicine
Dr. Nicholas Bonazza, UArizona Orthopedics

Banner - University Medicine
Alvernon Clinic
707 North Alvernon Way, Suite 205
Tucson, AZ 85705

Banner - University Medicine
Center South Campus
2800 E. Ajo Way, Suite 200
Tucson, AZ 85713

Make an appointment: Book via Banner Health or call 520-694-8000.


Dr. Nicholas A. Bonazza is an orthopedic surgeon with additional fellowship training in orthopedic sports medicine. He treats patients for a variety of sports and activity-related injuries and works with them to develop a plan for return to work, the field, the course, or just the backyard.

Caring for athletes at all levels of competition, Dr. Bonazza stays active in research to develop better ways of caring for all patients. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the BOLD leadership program, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the Emerging Leaders Program of the American Orthopaedic Association.

Education & Training

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, 2020
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Penn State Health, 2019
  • Master’s Degree, Health/Health Care Administration, Penn State World Campus, 2018
  • MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2013
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Biomedical/Medical Engineering, Duke University, 2008

Honors & Awards

Top Physicians Under 40, Pennsylvania Medical Society, 2023

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

C/o Department Orthopaedic Surgery
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
P.O. Box 245064
Tucson, AZ 85724-5064