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Upcoming Events

Weekend Warrior Woes: Common Injuries of the Upper Extremities

March 9, 2015
Part of Northwest Medical Center's "A Healthier U a the Y" series.   Join Dr. Christopher Stevens, board-eligible…

2010 and Prior

Orthopaedic Surgeon Takes Look at ‘Hip Side of Things’

August 17, 2010
“So what’s new on the hip side of things?” Dr. Edward P. Petrow Jr., asked a room full of people at the Quality Inn Wednesday afternoon. And…




We know you enjoy an active lifestyle living in sunny Arizona.  An aching back or painful joints shouldn't keep you from whatever you love to do in life.

That's why Tucson Orthopaedic Institute is dedicated to providing health education on a variety of orthopaedic topics.  At our free health lectures a highly qualified orthopaedic sub-specialist will explain common conditions and treatment options, including minimally-invasive and non-surgical procedures, in their area of expertise.   Often members of our team attend local health education forums where we offer information, presentations and/or screenings.

Check the events calendar below on a regular basis as new lectures and events are added frequently.   (You can see all events per month, or search for a specific date.)


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Monday Mar 09, 2015

Health Lecture

Weekend Warrior Woes: Common Injuries of the Upper Extremities

  • Speaker: Christopher Stevens, MD
  • Registration: Recommended – Seating Limited
  • Location: Northwest YMCA Community Room
  • Address: 7770 N. Shannon Road, Tucson, AZ 85741
  • Time: 6:00 PM

Part of Northwest Medical Center's "A Healthier U a the Y" series.   Join Dr. Christopher Stevens, board-eligible orthopaedic surgeon, who will address specific conditions, share new treatment options and give you the tools you need to stay healthy for all the activities you love to do and the everyday activities you need to do.   To register, call Northwest Medical Center at 520-469-8339 or the YMCA at 520-229-9001.

Thursday Mar 19, 2015

Community Event

Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement: What is Anterior Approach?

  • Speaker: Edward Petrow, DO
  • Registration: Recommended – Seating Limited
  • Location: Classroom D, Northwest Medical Center
  • Address: 6200 N. La Cholla Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85704
  • Time: 4:00 PM

Learn about causes of hip pain, including arthritis, and how to regain movement and activity through non-surgical, and surgical treatment options. Dr. Edward Petrow, Jr. will explain how the anterior hip approach compares to traditional hip replacement surgery and answer your questions.   Space is limited. To RSVP, call 469-8339 or visit NorthwestMedicalCenter.com and click on "Community."

Health Lecture

Robotic Knee Resurfacing: Advancements in Joint Pain Treatment

  • Speaker: Kevin Bowers, MD
  • Registration: Recommended – Seating Limited
  • Location: Oro Valley Hospital
  • Address: 1551 E. Tangerine Rd., Oro Valley, Arizona 85755
  • Time: 5:30 PM
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If pain or stiffness is keeping you from doing the things you love, hip or knee replacement surgery could help you get back to your active life. Learn about options available for hip and knee pain and more. Oro Valley Hospital is the only facility in the Tucson area offering robotic knee replacement process. Meet Dr. Kevin Bowers, orthopaedic surgeon, who is certified in both robotic and total joint procedures.     Register today to attend Dr. Bower's FREE seminar. To RSVP, call... Visit Website

Saturday Mar 28, 2015

Community Event

Volunteer with Tucson Ortho

  • Address: 1101 N. 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705
  • Time: 8:45 - 11:00 AM

The Patient Appreciation Committee (PAC) at Tucson Orthopaedic Institute is dedicated to making a positive impact in the Tucson community! The PAC have set up dates to go and interact with the kids of Casa de los Niños, a local safe haven for abused and neglected children. We'll help promote child well-being and family stability. We would like to invite all who are interested to come and join! For more information or to sign-up, please call (520) 784-6290. See dates of volunteer op...

For more information on any of these topics or if your organization is interested in scheduling a lecture with our physicians, please contact communications@tucsonortho.com or 784-6329.