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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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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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Orthopaedic Animations

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Orthopaedic Videos

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Upcoming Events
In The News

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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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 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.…

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

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
Total Right Knee Replacement
"I had a Total Right Knee Replacement done by Dr. John Wild on October 24, 2014 at TOI. I went home the next day. I was only on pain meds for 10 days, walker for 5 days, and cane for a week. I was driving after 10 days. I think it was well worth it! I...read more"
-  Diane G. ‚ Tucson
Dr. Anctil
"Dr. Anctil, Ana and Steve gave me the best customer service. If I had a problem, I would call Ana and she would return my call the same day. My foot has never been better. I am happy with the work Dr. Anctil gave me. I got my bandages wet and they sm...read more"
-  Tim ‚ Tucson
Dr. John Wild - Skilled and Caring Surgeon
"I have had 2 knees replaced by Dr. John Wild, the first 8 years ago, and the second 6 months ago. Fortunately, I have had a very good recovery, particularly from the second surgery. I have known Dr. Wild for a long time and have known him to be a sk...read more"
-  Betty ‚ Tucson
Impressively Efficient
"This was my first appointment with Tucson Orthopaedic Institute. I was impressed with the organization and insignificant wait times from checking in throughout my appointment. I was moved from vitals check to x-ray to exam room efficiently with sho...read more"
-  Terri ‚ Hereford
Thank you Dr. Russell Cohen
"Just wanted to say thank you again, it's been a year since my hip surgery... it's fantastic to have a new lease on life, best thing I ever did. Thanks again to Dr. Russell Cohen and his team. God bless."
-  Mike M. ‚ Tucson
Dr. Bowers is Truly as Good as it Gets!
"Roll out the red carpet for Dr. Bowers, his assistant Maureen, the x-ray techs and reception staff…all of whom extended themselves to make my first visit such a positive experience. Rather than focusing heavily on data entry and my computerized reco...read more"
-  Marilyn ‚ Oro Valley
Very Impressed
"Admission was very pleasant, very smooth, and very polite. This is my first time here and I'm very impressed with the facility and staff. Excellent!"
-  George G. ‚ Tucson
Best Choice Ever!
"Fear kept me from having a full hip replacement, until the pain became unbearable. From my first meeting with Dr. John Wild, Jr. and the staff at TOI, my fears disappeared. I was treated with the utmost skill and care, with my recovery the most imp...read more"
-  Karen H. ‚ Tucson
Thumbs Up!
"I had fusion surgery March 2014 with Dr. Baron. He answered all of my questions that I had before even scheduling the surgery (I came in with a list). He was straight forward and honest about everything. Surgery went well and the staff was wonderf...read more"
-  Joanne ‚ Port Saint Lucie
Kudos to Rachel Garcia!
"It is never fun to find out you need to have a surgery - but Dr. Housman's scheduler, Rachel Garcia, has just been a joy to work with. She is patient and explains everything clearly and follows up. She has a wonderful manner and really makes you fe...read more"
-  Lu & Pat ‚ Tucson
Russ Cohen -Totally HIP!
"Had Total Hip Replacement on 9/30/14. Absolutely the best pre-op, operation and post-op people, room and care. Take the spinal block and not the full sleep anesthesia. Was doing email in an hour after a 45 minute surgery! No bleeding-minimally invasi...read more"
-  M.P.G. ‚ Tucson
Terrific Doctor
"I had a full hip revision (replacement of an original hip replacement) about a year ago by Dr. Slagis. I cannot say anything but good things about him. He was completely straight-forward about the reduced percentage of successful results for this typ...read more"
-  Bill M. ‚ Tucson
Positive Experience
"I can honestly say that my experience at Tucson Orthopaedic Institute has been nothing but positive from my wonderful doctor to the staff during my hospital stay. Everyone seemed efficient as to time management, pain control, keeping a friendly attit...read more"
-  Brigida ‚ Tucson
Complete Confidence in Dr. Braunstein
"Dr. Braunstein and Liz are both extremely professional and thorough in their treatment of patients. I have complete confidence in their abilities regarding my healthcare. I’m glad they are my providers.Dr. Braunstein and Liz are both extremely profes...read more"
-  William ‚ Tucson
Very pleased with Dr. Gerard Jeong
"I suffered from sciatica for many years before an MRI and consultations with TOI physicians revealed its multiple causes. I was able to delay surgery for three years by having injections three times a year, but in mid-2014 decided it was time for sur...read more"
-  David Shultz ‚ Huachuca City
A New Life!
"Dr. Slagis was absolutely the best doctor I have ever had. He was very caring and he explained everything in a clear and concise manner. I have COPD and everyone was concerned about me even being able to do my hip replacement surgery. Not only was it...read more"
-  Abe ‚ Tucson