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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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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

Caryl S. Brailsford-Gorman, 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.

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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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Steps to Healthier Feet

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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.…

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.…

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.…

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 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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

Testimonials

Walter Calvin Damper, D.O.
"I was referred to Dr. Damper while in PT due to increasing severe pain in my lumbar, L leg & L foot. This is after surgeries, PT, and aqua therapy. I found Dr. Damper to be very compassionate and skilled. He took the time to explain in "laymen's ter...read more"
-  Noreen Melchert ‚ Green Valley
Reinforced my Confidence
"Dr. Housman had my full confidence, so I opted to do both knee replacements at one time. I am a Sabino Canyon Volunteer Naturalist and Volunteer Patrol for the Coronado National Forest, therefore; hiking (and biking 20-25 minutes every Sunday) is my ...read more"
-  Sandra L. ‚ Tucson
Friendly Staff
"Malissa, front desk receptionist, was very cheerful, helpful, and professional. The new building is beautiful."
-  Tammy G. ‚ Tucson
Jumping for Joy
"I would like to take this moment to thank Dr. Landis and his staff for the awesome job on the ankle replacement and follow up, and for the professionalism that is always present when I meet with them. I will jump for joy when I am cleared by Dr. Land...read more"
-  Donald Thomas ‚ Tucson
Wonderful Service
"I was pleased with the service I received from Elsa Esquivel [in patient accounts]. She helped me with activating my medicare card for traveling out of state. She was very pleasant, very informative and patient about how to activate my passport on my...read more"
-  Jerlina E. ‚ Tucson
Tucson's Best Doctor
"I had Rotator Cuff surgery 3 months ago. Dr. Mahoney did a reversal in part because I could hardly use my right arm. Now I can use my arm with no pain, it's just a little tight. Dr. Mahoney is so special, I am not a number to him; he takes time to le...read more"
-  Lynn ‚ Tucson
Dr. John Wild - Skilled and Experienced
"Dr. John Wild recently completed my second Total Knee Replacement, my first having been done for me a year and a half ago. The second procedure went even more smoothly than the first. While a change in anesthesia between the first and second TKR co...read more"
-  David Patterson ‚ Tucson
Dr. Walter Calvin Damper, DO
"I can't tell you what a kind caring Dr. Dr. Damper is. He has performed a couple of procedures on me that I have never had and did not know what to expect. He has a way of putting you at ease and making the procedures less scary and more tolerable. I...read more"
-  ‚ Oracle
I Can't Believe I Waited So Long
"It is hard to know which aspect to mention first. I will start with my surgeon, Dr. Russell Cohen. I can't praise him enough. I was well-prepared for the surgery itself. Everything was spelled out and all my concerns were addressed. Dr. Cohen w...read more"
-  K.C. ‚ Tucson
Thanks to Dr. Mahoney
"I can’t begin to express my appreciation and gratitude to Dr. Andrew P. Mahoney of Tucson Orthopaedic Institute for giving me the use of my left shoulder again. After two failed hemi Arthroplasty procedures and being told nothing more could be done ...read more"
-  Dale ‚ Sierra Vista
Great! and Stress Free!
"I was concerned when I first entered TucsonOrtho to register and saw the line, fearful of the long wait to register, foreseeing a long wait for my appointment. How wrong I was! What a joy! Not only did the line move quickly, ever so quickly, but w...read more"
-  Judy Burch ‚ Sahuarita
Pedicle Subtraction Surgery
"I suffered with pain and struggled to walk unassisted for over a year. Dr. Zeiller suggested that the Pedicle Subtraction back surgery would realign my spine and make it possible for me to walk without pain. It was a difficult surgery but well worth ...read more"
-  Cindy Denomy ‚ Tucson
A Big THANK YOU to Research Department
"My wife and I have both had the opportunity of being involved with studies at your research department. Dr. Skrepnik and his staff, Jelena Candito, Yvonne Ruiz, and Crystal Placencia are just the best. From our initial consultation, to the conclusion...read more"
-  Gary and Gloria Schaefer ‚ Marana
Pretty Foot
"Kudos to Dr. Anctil for a successful surgery to my right foot. I was tired of pain and the looks of a bad bunion and hammer toe, which affected my daily activities. Today my foot looks normal, no pain and I can finally wear a pair of closed shoes. I...read more"
-  Corinne Pollak ‚ Green Valley
Back Surgery
"Dr. Steven Zeiller was my surgeon. I received very good care and support before and after surgery. My surgery was a huge success because of Dr. Zeiller`s skill. When a person has a natural skill and they develop that ability through education, experi...read more"
-  Sabrina ‚ Tucson
BUNIONECTOMY
"Dr. Eric Anctil performed a Bunionectomy on my right foot in April 2014. My recovery went well. I had heard horror stories about the pain following the surgery. However, I did not experience this. I wore the cute/funny looking shoe for 8 weeks and go...read more"
-  Annie M. Blunk ‚ Tucson
Dr. Cohen Gave Me My Life Back
"After years of suffering with a bad hip I finally made an appointment with Dr. Cohen. As a nurse I had seen his work and was impressed. He was kind and patient with my husband and me, and answered all our questions fully. I had a total hip done and...read more"
-  Elizabeth Powell ‚ Sahuarita, AZ
I Had a Very Good Experience
"In March I had my right knee replaced by Dr. John Wild, and then he did the other knee about 6 weeks later. After both surgeries I went to a rehab facility for about 3 weeks. Both knee replacements went really well, and did not have to take pain me...read more"
-  Mary Alice Do ‚ Tucson