• As a guiding force for health and wellbeing in the diverse communities we serve, our physicians at the Department of Medicine are transforming how health care is delivered across Southern Arizona.

  • Through groundbreaking research and clinical trials of our world-renowned physician scientists, we’re able to offer innovative therapies, advanced procedures and cutting-edge treatments and technologies in the compassionate care we provide our patients.

  • From cardiology to rheumatology, we’re committed to creating a leading patient-centered clinical practice in terms of safety, value and satisfaction. We are your specialists in internal medicine.

The Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine serves as the academic home to nearly 200 physicians in 13 divisions representing more than a dozen internal medicine subspecialties from cardiology to rheumatology.

We provide care for the people of southern Arizona and beyond. Along with our community health care partners, we are committed to providing our patients with outstanding clinical services with their wellbeing at the center of all that we do. We are dedicated to providing care that is respectful of and responsive to patient preferences and needs—ensuring that what the patient and their families value most guides our clinical decisions.

As the state’s premier academic medical center, we are proud to serve our patients.

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DoM Blog

By Lori E. Fantry, MD, MPH

With the arrival of Elizabeth Connick, MD, as the chief of the University of Arizona’s Division of Infectious Diseases (ID Division), HIV research at the university has expanded. Dr.

Department News

Twenty UA Department of Medicine Physicians Make Preview List for 2019 ‘Top Doctors’

Of 247 physicians to be included in the “Top Doctors” issue of Tucson Lifestyle magazine, over 100 have some affiliation with Banner – University Medicine, the primary clinical partner of the University of Arizona Health Sciences colleges—89 have a Banner facility listed as their primary hospital. Twenty of them are from the UA Department of Medicine. Congratulations to our top doctors…


Final African American Heritage Month Talk to Focus Feb. 28 on Disparities in Heart Failure

UA cardiologist Dr. Khadijah Breathett will talk at the third and final lecture Feb. 28 in the African American Heritage Month (AAHM) Speaker Series on the topic: “Racial and Gender Disparities in Advanced Heart Failure: Change Starts with You!” She follows two other speakers in this year’s series, Dr. Michael D.L. Johnson, who spoke Feb. 7, and Dr. Victoria Murrain, COM-T deputy dean for Diversity and Inclusion, who speaks Feb. 21. RSVP today to hear her talk…


Dr. Ken Ramos Accepts Biosciences, Health Posts at Texas A&M University

Dr. Kenneth S. Ramos, UA Health Sciences associate vice president for precision health sciences, has accepted a position as executive director of the Institute of Biosciences and Technology in Houston and assistant vice chancellor for Health Services at the Texas A&M University System. He’ll begin his new duties at the end of March, announced UAHS Senior Vice President Dr. Michael Dake in a memo…


Where We Practice

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson