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After Hours Clinic

Walk-in clinic for sudden orthopaedic injuries - no appointment necessary!

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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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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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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

IMPORTANT NOTICE: In an effort to better serve our patients, our physicians will be sending you periodic reminder letters regarding your healthcare plan. Recently, we had an issue with our reminder system and unfortunately letters were sent to patients that did not apply to their current health care plan. Please disregard these letters, and we sincerely apologize for the inconvenience/confusion.
 

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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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.…

Our First Park Outing

Great kick off to our adopt a park project!…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

U.S. News & World Report Names the TMC Orthopaedic Center Among Best in Knee Replacement

Washington, D.C. - Tucson Medical Center has been recognized as one of the best hospitals for 2015-16 in knee replacement by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 26th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.…

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.…

Surgeons vs. Chefs 2014

Over 200 people attended the 5th 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.…

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.…

Testimonials

Thanks Dr. R. Cohen!
"Thank you Dr. Cohen for doing such a great job with my knee replacement! I was very apprehensive about going into the surgery but with your excellent surgical skills, having a great PT, and doing my exercises it has made the procedure much better th...read more"
-  Lori ‚ Tucson
Thanks to Dr. Jeffrey Baron
"The professionalism shown by all the staff at Tucson Orthopaedic Institute was appreciated. My experience working with Dr. Jeffrey Baron and Elizabeth Thomas, NP was always positive. I was treated with respect and my medical condition was thoroughl...read more"
-  R.A.L. ‚ Saint Johns
Dr. Damper - Wow! Thank you
"I'm always impressed with the efficient process that TOI exhibits. From the moment you walk in, until you leave. My meeting with Dr. Damper was a positive one. He's very informative and presents information at a level I can understand. I came to Dr. ...read more"
-  Leesa M. ‚ Green Valley
Thank You TOI
"I've had 2 appointments at TOI with Dr. Anctil and was surprised by the absence of a wait. The people at the front desk were very nice. I had x-rays done there by a wonderful, very pleasant x-ray tech who seemed to not only know her job but like it a...read more"
-  Hannah S. ‚ Fort Grant, AZ
Thank You
"What an excellent medical records clerk you have in Mary Risley! She is a keeper! Focused, hardworking on the job!"
-  Ana A. ‚ Tucson
Caring People
"I was between a rock and a hard place as far as getting pain pills refilled. The lovely, caring people in Medical Records saw to it my broken wrist appointment was immediate and my pain meds were refilled. This was after the ER and my own primary car...read more"
-  Kandy L. ‚ Tucson
Nice Staff
"This is such an improvement over almost all other visits to the doctor! Everyone on staff here really seem to care about my experience and they enjoy being part of that."
-  Matthew B. ‚ Tucson
Impressed with Dr. Baron
"I'm always impressed with the efficient process that TOI exhibits. From the moment you walk in, until you leave. My meeting with Dr. Baron was a positive one, especially since I will not require any surgical intervention. He's very informative and pr...read more"
-  Yolanda E. ‚ Tucson
The WOW factor!!!
"Absolutely IMPRESSIVE and OUTSTANDING start to finish!!! I can't express enough gratitude to all who handled my care when I had knee surgery...The whole process was super organized, and had a natural flow. I literally asked the nurse when I woke up i...read more"
-  Cherie L. ‚ Tucson
Awesome Experience!
"What a great place to have surgery and get fabulous care. I have had 3 surgeries performed by Dr. John J. Wild, Jr. and he is a wonderful surgeon. After my second hip replacement, my recover went so well I was forgetting where my cane was so finall...read more"
-  S. Shumway ‚ TUCSON
Such Great Care
"I had what seemed a very urgent problem and Dr. Wild, Jr. and his staff took care of it with such ease I thought I was in a resort setting, instead of a clinic. These people really know how to do this. Thank you very much!"
-  Susan R. ‚ San Tan Valley
Compassionate & Caring
"I had back surgery three years ago and have recommended Dr. Hanks. He goes over the top to make sure that you get better. I had surgery May 1 and he made sure that he got me in for some shots so that I wouldn't have problems during my recovery. Just...read more"
-  MC ‚ Oro Valley
No Doubt
"I have been a patient of Dr. Goode and PA, Lauren King, for the past 2.5 years. During this time I've had 3 surgeries on my right hand (dominant). Dr. Goode does amazing work! I have no doubt that the skill with which he performed my surgeries was TH...read more"
-  Meri ‚ Tucson
TOI Techie of the Month - June 2015
"I thought it was quite easy to register for and use Follow My Health. The system helps me keep track of appointments, test results, and prescriptions. It also allows me to send messages to my health care providers."
-  David M. ‚ Tucson
In Great Hands with Dr. Curtin
"When a doctor you've never seen before walks into your exam room singing, you know you've got a GREAT man on your side! Dr. Curtin's scheduler, Mari, has been cheerful and very helpful with everything. I feel I'm in great hands and I'm very comfortab...read more"
-  Pamela V. ‚ Tucson
A Tremendous Asset
"Scott did a great job scheduling me for 2 appointments with 2 different doctors. He was very polite, efficient, and helpful. He's a tremendous asset to your organization"
-  Robert R. ‚ Tucson
Dr. Damper's Happy Camper
"I came to Dr. Damper with tailbone pain that had been hurting for about 9 months. Dr. Damper was very attentive to my frustration with the ongoing pain. He took x-rays and then did 2 sets of injections a week apart. Because I have fibromyalgia he kne...read more"
-  Julie C. ‚ Tucson
Great Care
"On the 23 of April 2015 my wife fractured her pelvic and was admitted to this hospital. Now she is 78 years young and I was very worried about her care. However, at about 7:30 on the 24 of April this doctor came in and told us what she did. I being w...read more"
-  Harry L. ‚ Tucson