Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, formerly University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus, is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant program. Banner – University Medical Center Tucson is Southern Arizona's only Level I Trauma Center, meaning we care for the most critically injured patients.
Our hospital was the first in in Arizona to receive Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing. This designation is a testament to the innovative, safe and thoughtful care our professional nurses provide patients every day.
We look forward to nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals who serve the community and providing our patients with outstanding care and an unparalleled patient experience.
Comprehensive Stroke Care
At Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, we are dedicated to providing the best care and treatment for stroke. Our stroke program begins in the emergency room and extends throughout your hospital stay extending to Banner - University Rehabilitation department. This includes administration of tPA, advanced imaging for emergent intervention, neurosurgical procedures, medication management and assessment for your rehabilitation needs or other services after discharge.
We have a multidisciplinary team composed of Stroke Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, specialty trained nurses, pharmacists, social workers, case managers, rehabilitation therapists, nutritionists and multiple other health care professionals who will work diligently to develop an individualized plan of care to meet you and your families discharge goal and optimal outcome.
Banner – University Medical Center Tucson is a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center and has had this designation since 2009. In addition, our stroke program has been recognized by the American Heart/ American Stroke Association for excellent outcomes with the highest award, Gold Plus Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite. View our 2018-2019 Stroke Program Overview Data.