Patient Care

The Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine provides comprehensive general treatment for adults of all ages and specialized care for older adults and those suffering from non-curable health conditions.

 

Geriatric Medicine

Our geriatric medicine section — consistently rated in the top 50 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report — provides the highest quality of care for older adults in order to maintain and improve their health, independence and quality of life. With older adults leading more active lifestyles, we offer cutting-edge programs that focus on joint health and orthopedics as well as senior ER practices to address hearing loss, pre-dementia and frailty issues.

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General Internal Medicine

High-quality, comprehensive care for adults, including preventing, detecting and treating all sorts of illnesses is provided by our internal medicine specialists. In an inpatient setting, our physicians are referred to as hospitalists. In a clinic or outpatient care setting, they’re called internists. Regardless, they can draw upon all the resources of our various subspecialists from cardiology to gastroenterology and hematology/oncology to rheumatology. We can be the first medical providers who detect or diagnose your disease or illness and also can serve as your primary physician.

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Hospice and Palliative Care

When people hear the term palliative care, many assume that it's a treatment only for someone who is dying. But palliative care can also be used to bring physical and emotional comfort to anyone with a serious or long-term illness. Palliative care can benefit any patient at any age and any stage of his or her condition.

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Where We Practice

Not including health-care partner organizations, affiliated community practices and providers, and mobile clinic services offered by our physicians, these are the major facilities where our physicians practice and teach:

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson
1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724
(520) 694-4000

Banner – University Medical Center South
2800 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 874-2000

University of Arizona Cancer Center – North Campus
3838 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 694-2873 (CURE)

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How to Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with one of our physicians, please call (520) 694-8888. You can also request an appointment online here. Or, if you already are a patient with us, you can log-in to MyChart.com to schedule or request an appointment.

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How to Make a Referral

If you’re a health-care provider and want to make a patient referral with one of our physicians, please contact Physician Resources at (520) 694-5868 or toll-free 1-800-524-5928. You can also use the HealthLink online referral tool to make a physician enquiry.

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