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What Hurts?

Access information on customized care for every concern. No matter where it hurts, we have the expertise to treat your unique issues. Start below then click on the body part where you have pain to learn more.

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Patient Portal

Fast, convenient, and secure. Access your health information 24/7 to send messages, make appointments, request prescriptions, view lab results, and more on the MyHealth patient portal.

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First Visit?

Learn what to expect from your upcoming office visit, diagnostic test, scheduled surgery or physical therapy appointment. Understanding the process and your role in it will help you recover more quickly and have fewer...

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Expert Care:

Our patients benefit from fellowship trained expertise across multiple orthopaedic subspecialties delivering state-of-the-art care for each unique concern. Here you will find a doctor whose expert eyes, skilled hands...

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Physical Therapy:

In conjunction with our world class orthopaedic specialty physicians, Tucson Orthopaedic Institute offers a team of exceptional physical therapists who work closely with the doctor to personalize your care.

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FIND A LOCATION

Northwest

6320 N. La Cholla, Ste 200 Tucson, AZ 85741 Phone: (520) 382-8200

Oro Valley

1521 E. Tangerine Rd Ste. 101 Oro Valley, AZ 85755 Phone: (520) 544-9700

East - NOW OPEN

1st Floor, TMC Orthopaedic and Surgical Tower 5301 E. Grant Rd. Tucson, AZ 85712 Phone: 520-784-6200

Meet Our Physicians

Scott L. Evans, D.P.M.

Specialty:
Foot / AnkleWorkers Comp
Location:
East Office

Joel R. Goode, M.D.

Specialty:
ElbowFracturesHandShoulderWorkers Comp
Location:
East Office

Russell G. Cohen, M.D.

Specialty:
FracturesHipKneeWorkers Comp
Location:
East Office

Lawrence R. Housman, M.D.

Specialty:
FracturesHipKneeShoulderSports MedicineWorkers Comp
Location:
East Office

Jay A. Katz, M.D.

Specialty:
HipKneeShoulderSports Medicine
Location:
East Office

Michael A. Parseghian, M.D.

Specialty:
KneeShoulderSports MedicineWorkers Comp
Location:
East Office

Murray F. Robertson, M.D.

Specialty:
ElbowFracturesHipKneeShoulderSports MedicineWorkers Comp
Location:
East Office

Scott V. Slagis, M.D.

Specialty:
FracturesHipKneeShoulderSports MedicineWorkers Comp
Location:
East Office

John J. Wild, Jr., M.D.

Specialty:
HipKneeShoulderSports MedicineWorkers Comp
Location:
East Office

Brian B. Nielsen, M.D.

Luis A. Piedrahita, M.D.

Gerard K. Jeong, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Specialty:
Spine
Location:
East Office

Jeffrey M. Baron, M.D.

Specialty:
SpineWorkers Comp
Location:
East Office

Stephen L. Curtin, M.D.

Specialty:
Spine
Location:
East Office

Scott D. Goorman, M.D.

Location:
East Office

Steven C. Zeiller, M.D.

Todd J. Tucker, M.D.

Specialty:
FracturesKneeShoulderSports MedicineWorkers Comp
Location:
East Office

Jesse Wild, M.D.

Specialty:
ElbowFracturesHipKneeShoulderSports MedicineWorkers Comp
Location:
East Office

Nebojsa V. Skrepnik, M.D., Ph.D.

Specialty:
Research
Location:
East Office

Geoffrey S. Landis, D.O.

Steven A. Shapiro, M.D.

Specialty:
ElbowFracturesHandShoulderSports Medicine
Location:
Northwest Office

John A. Maltry, M.D.

Specialty:
HipKnee
Location:
Northwest Office
Oro Valley Office

William J. Quinlan, M.D.

Specialty:
FracturesHipKneeShoulderSports Medicine
Location:
Northwest Office

Stephen E. Hanks, M.D.

William D. Prickett, M.D.

Edward P. Petrow Jr., D.O.

Specialty:
FracturesHipKnee
Location:
Northwest Office

Kevin W. Bowers, M.D.

Specialty:
FracturesHipKneeShoulderSports MedicineWorkers Comp
Location:
Oro Valley Office

Eric P. Anctil, M.D.

Specialty:
Foot / AnkleFracturesWorkers Comp
Location:
East Office

Andrew P. Mahoney, M.D.

Specialty:
ElbowFracturesKneeShoulderSports MedicineWorkers Comp
Location:
East Office

A. Mark Braunstein, M.D.

Specialty:
ElbowFracturesHandShoulderWorkers Comp
Location:
East Office

Walter Calvin Damper, D.O.

Patient of the Month:

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Welcome to Tucson Orthopaedic Institute

Since 1994, the board certified physicians of Tucson Orthopaedic Institute have been setting the standard for orthopaedic care in southwestern Arizona.

The professionals at Tucson Orthopaedic are committed to providing the highest level of orthopaedic care by offering innovative and modern treatment techniques. Patient satisfaction is a central value that is woven into the culture of Tucson Orthopaedic. This unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction is why 27 of Tucson Orthopaedic's physicians have been ranked amongst the 2014 Best Doctors in America®. Our reputation for consistently delivering world-class care and successful outcomes have made us the first choice for orthopaedic care in the southwest as well as the largest and most successful private orthopaedic practice in the Tucson area.

From sports related injuries to full joint replacements, the team at Tucson Orthopaedic Institute is experienced with diagnosing and treating nearly every orthopaedic ailment. The physicians at Tucson Orthopaedic specialize in:

  • Knee disorders including total joint replacement
  • Hip disorders including total joint replacement
  • Spine disorders
  • Shoulder, Elbow,Wrist, Hand
  • Foot/Ankle
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Fractures

Tucson Orthopaedic Institute is a true private practice. We are not owned by any hospital or hospital system and we perform all of our own surgeries. This means that you always will be seen by a Tucson Orthopaedic Institute specialist who knows your case and shares your best interest and recovery as top priorities.

There is no reason to go another day with joint or musculoskeletal pain. Contact the friendly staff at Tucson Orthopaedic to schedule an appointment at one of our three convenient locations or click here to make an appointment online.

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Exercising Caution

Tucson Orthopaedic Institute's sports medicine surgeon, Dr. William Prickett discusses his insights about current trends in sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery with Tucson Lifestyle Magazine.…

Tucson's 'Operation Walk' Gets People on Their Feet

TUCSON (KGUN Ch 9-TV) - Doctors at Tucson Orthopaedic Institute are putting people back on their feet through the "Operation Walk" program. It helps financially or insurance challenged patients get the joint replacement surgery they badly need, but can't afford.…

Tucson Family Helps Give Honduran Girl Life-Changing Surgery

TUCSON (KVOA Ch 4-TV) - Through an organization called Healing the Children, eleven-year-old Silvia traveled from Honduras to Tucson in November, for a life-changing surgery. Silvia had a severe case of scoliosis and her widowed mother, who sells bread back in Honduras, didn't have the money to get her daughter the surgery she needs.…

Tucson's 'Operation Walk' Gets People on Their Feet

TUCSON (KGUN Ch 9-TV) - Doctors at Tucson Orthopaedic Institute are putting people back on their feet through the "Operation Walk" program. It helps financially or insurance challenged patients get the joint replacement surgery they badly need, but can't afford.…

Steps to Healthier Feet

Standing, walking, running...we rely on our feet for so much. Here's how you can make these valuable appendages happier and healthier.…

Surgeons vs. Chefs - 4th Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest

Over 400 people attended the 4th annual ‘Surgeons vs. Chefs’ Pumpkin Carving contest at the Embassy Suites Tucson-Paloma Village. Surgeons from Tucson Orthopaedic Institute and chefs from local restaurants carved unique and one of a kind pumpkins to raise money for TMC for Children, Children’s Miracle Network.…

Orthopaedic Surgery Q&A: Dr. Stephen Curtin

Tucson Orthopaedic Institute’s spine surgeon, Dr. Stephen Curtin discusses his insights about current trends in orthopaedic spine surgery with Tucson Lifestyle Magazine for the Best Doctors issue.…

Hand Expert Talks About Aging, Pain

Numbness in the hands is common in aging and is often the result of the ulnar nerve being compressed, according to a hand and upper extremity orthopedic surgeon at Tucson Orthopedic Institute.…

Deserving Southern Arizona Patients Receive Free, Life-Changing Surgery

On Friday, Dec. 6, 10 patients from around Southern Arizona will receive the joint replacement surgery they so desperately need, but are unable to afford.…

TucsonOrtho Surgeons Team Up with Operation Walk USA to Change Lives

Recovering from major surgery isn't something anyone looks forward to - unless you're 49-year-old Carlos Lopez. Lopez is home after spending the past few days in TMC's new Orthopaedic and Surgical Tower. For him, the recovery process means he's finally received something he's dreamed of for years - a new hip.…

Replaceable You

If all those hours spent doing the Twist have finally caught up to you, there is help for your aching knees and hips. Read on about advancements on the bionic frontier.…

Testimonials

Dr. Mahoney - Professional and Efficient
"Never a broken bone or a hospital stay until one eventful day last summer. Just ahead of leaving on vacation (on vacation!) I tripped and flew mid-air across our patio, landing on my right shoulder. My rotator cuff was mangled, three ligaments damage...read more"
-  Terry Q. ‚ Tucson
TOI Techie of the Month - February 2015
"Richard Gussaroff: “It was very helpful: I received an email to notify me of my follow-up appointment, and was asked to check the portal - and there it was...”"
-  ‚ Tucson
TOI Techie of the Month - January 2015
"Janna Van Egmond: “Follow myhealth is a great addition to my ability to manage my healthcare in a convenient manner. I can check records for accuracy, update important information and review documents, test and procedures. The site is easy to use an...read more"
-  ‚ Tucson
Dr. Braunstein was Outstanding
"Dr. Mark Braunstein was outstanding. He explained what and why about my treatment. Liz, his MA, was courteous and very professional from the beginning to the end."
-  P. Chavez ‚ Tucson
I Love the Doctors Here, I Will Be Back Every Time....
"I have had a lot of issues let’s just say. I have three awesome doctors here at TOI. One of the first that I have seen was Dr. Robertson, and then I have seen Dr. Brailsford-Gorman, and last Dr. Braunstein. I love my doctors and they take the time to...read more"
-  Darlene ‚ Tucson
Best Treatment Ever
"I had a Lumbar Partial Discectomy performed by Dr. Jeong. My entire experience from my first appointment with Dr. Jeong and his amazing staff to getting released from TMC and their amazing staff was the best I have ever had! I highly recommend Dr. Je...read more"
-  Lori B. ‚ Vail
Incredibly Helpful Staff
"The lady who made our appointment was incredibly kind and helpful. Thank you so much! What a terrific way to be introduced to a new group of doctors."
-  George G. ‚ Tucson
Positive Experience!
"I would recommend Tucson Orthopaedic Institute and Dr. Braunstein without hesitation. The care I received was thorough and professional; the results of the treatment were great. My wrist and hand are fully functional and pain-free for the first time ...read more"
-  Jen B. ‚ Tucson
Highly Recommend Dr. Baron
"During my surgery and care at TOI all aspects of the procedure, care, caring and quality of service were excellent. I would highly recommend Dr. Baron, his staff and TMC for back surgery and recovery. I had a laminectomy of 3 & 4 done."
-  Patrick L. ‚ Sierra Vista
A Great Experience at Tucson Ortho
"I had my left rotator cuff repaired by Dr. Slagis on November 10, 2014. Open surgery was required to repair the damage. Everyone I encountered from check-in to discharge later the same day was fantastic! I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Slagis a...read more"
-  George M. ‚ Vail
Care from Dr. Braunstein
"Dr. Braunstein's care was from the moment I met him until release from his care. I 100 percent would see him again!"
-  Jack A. ‚ Tucson
Great Service!
"Pleasant and polite crew. I would recommend to anyone. Great service!"
-  Howard ‚ Tucson
Great Service!
"Dr. Braunstein & his assistant Liz have been really good to me. They have gone over everything with me and have made sure I have all I need for work and my recovery. I would not change anything as they have been great! Especially Liz, she goes above...read more"
-  Zabrina P. ‚ Tucson
Dr. Braunstein is a True Professional
"Dr. Braunstein is a prime example of a true professional surgeon, with skill and demeanor along with all the staff leading up to the removal of the ganglion cist that was on my knuckle. I couldn't be more pleased right to the removal of my stitches. ...read more"
-  Joe ‚ Tucson
A Great Experience at Tucson Ortho
"Had my right hip replaced by Dr. Cohen on January 7th this year. Everyone I encountered from check-in to discharge the next day was fantastic! I have experienced two other hospitals in Tucson, and would not hesitate to recommend TMC. The nursing sta...read more"
-  Richard H. ‚ Green Valley
Great Service - Good Results
"Dr. Braunstein is very personable. He got to the bottom of the problem with my finger and solved the problem in one visit!"
-  Barry ‚ Green Valley
Professional and Pleasant
"I met Dr. Mark Braunstein in 2014 when he gave a health lecture in Green Valley. The audience liked his presentation and appreciated the time he spent speaking to attendees individually after his talk. When I began to have pain in my arm and hand, I ...read more"
-  Ellen S. ‚ Green Valley
Good Customer Service
"Mr. Marshall was very efficient in helping me. He has very good customer service skills. He smiles and enjoys his job!"
-  Tanya A. ‚ Tucson
Lumbar Fusion
"As a disabled veteran, I came to TOI after seeing several other clinics searching for relief from my lower back pain and numbness in my left leg. The doctor I saw was Dr. Baron. He is very personable and no nonsense. He explained the process and coll...read more"
-  Dan ‚ Tucson
Nicole is Outstanding!!
"My wife and I are both patients of Dr. Jeong. Before and after her recent back surgery, Nicole and Dr. Jeong provided outstanding knowledge and support. Nicole especially went out of her way to make sure we understood what to expect, both procedurall...read more"
-  M. Fitch ‚ Tucson
Thank you to the a special OR Nurse
"I had a multilevel lumbar posterior fusion done by Steven Curtin, MD on the morning of December 2, 2014. After being wheeled into the OR and medicated for intubation, one of my nurses reached out to hold my hand as I went under. I don't know her ...read more"
-  Stevie R. ‚ Tucson
Excellent Care
"Dr. Anctil was very personable, caring and compassionate. I would recommend him to any person with an ankle or foot problem."
-  Emily ‚ Tucson
Roman!!
"My 6 year old broke his wrist last week; it was traumatic for us all. It is the first broken bone in our family. All the staff was nice, but there was one who stood above the rest. Roman, the staff member who put on the actual cast, made it not only ...read more"
-  Courtney ‚ Tucson
Miracle Midfoot Fusion
"What a MIRACLE I am experiencing to have had Midfoot fusions on both feet and am now pain free when I stand or walk! After all the years of suffering with INCAPACITATING PAIN, I never would have dreamed this was possible. I have been a patient of ...read more"
-  Florence Z ‚ Tucson
Recognition - Jelena Candito
"Ms. Candito is a rare find and I am so grateful that she is assigned to my case. She has gone above and beyond the call of duty, and trust me it takes a genuine caring person to do what she did to assist me with my concerns. She has truly enhanced ...read more"
-  Gloria ‚ Tucson
Dr. Anctil is Genuinely Caring
"Dr. Anctil performed reconstructive foot surgery which was causing me extreme pain and discomfort. Dr. Anctil from the onset was professional, informative, providing me with a confidence that gave me hope for a better quality of life. It is rare to f...read more"
-  Yolanda G. ‚ Tucson
BACK SURGERY
"After years of sciatica pain, numbness in my feet, and decreasing ability to walk accompanied with decreasing interest in life, my family doctor and the pain doctor both told me it was time for surgery. Scary! However both recommended Dr. Steven Zeil...read more"
-  Martha ‚ TUCSON