Orthopedic and Spine Institute

755 E. McDowell Road, Second Floor
Phoenix, AZ  85006
(602) 521-3250

Our bodies move because of an intricate network of bones, joints, muscles and ligaments. If just one of these is injured or damaged by disease, movement can become difficult and even debilitating. That’s when you want to consult our fellowship trained surgeons at the Orthopedic and Spine Institute at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, part of the Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics co-managed by Banner Health and The CORE Institute.

The Orthopedic and Spine Institute focuses on complete musculoskeletal health with specialty areas including spine, hand and joint replacement surgery, and sports medicine.  Our patients receive care from a comprehensive team of healthcare experts, including:

  • Primary care sports medicine physicians
  • Sports medicine surgeons
  • Orthopedic spine surgeons
  • Orthopedic trauma surgeons
  • Total joint surgeons
  • Hand and upper extremity surgeons
  • Interventional spine and pain management physicians

Our board certified and fellowship trained surgeons deliver unparalleled musculoskeletal care while training the doctors of tomorrow through an orthopedic residency program and  hand, upper extremity and microsurgery fellowships. Furthermore, our physicians demonstrate a commitment to advancing the field of orthopedic medicine by actively involving themselves in academic research and conducting clinical trials, giving patients access to the latest treatment techniques and technologies.

To make an appointment at the Orthopedic and Spine Institute, call (602) 521-3250.

About the Institute

The Orthopedic and Spine Institute leverages a longstanding partnership between Banner Health, the University of Arizona College of Medicine, and The CORE Institute to provide high quality, comprehensive orthopedic care treating virtually all injuries and disorders affecting the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons and cartilage, including: 

Sports Medicine

  • Ligament and tendon injuries
  • Muscle strain
  • Overuse injuries (i.e. tendonitis)
  • Stem Cell therapy
  • Spine Health


  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Herniation
  • Spine fractures
  • Scoliosis
  • Myelopathy

Hand & Upper Extremity

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Ganglion cysts
  • Wrist fractures/dislocations
  • Nerve compression injuries
  • Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)

Bone Health

  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteopenia
  • Calcium/vitamin D deficiency

Orthopedic Trauma

  • All fractures (hip, femur, pelvis, humerus and wrist)
  • Acute compartment syndrome
  • Crush injuries/polytrauma

Interventional Spine & Pain Management

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Diagnose and treat low back and neck pain
  • Epidural & Facet Joint Injections

Within the Orthopedic and Spine Institute are six centers dedicated to different types of orthopedic medicine and musculoskeletal healthcare, including:

To make an appointment at the Orthopedic and Spine Institute, call (602) 521-3250.

Our Providers

Institute Leadership:

Patient Education

Patients are guided through our care model that can combine both inpatient and post-acute clinical orthopedic care. This innovative and highly collaborative approach includes additional classes and educational materials that we provide to everyone we treat at our centers.


The University of Arizona, in coordination with Banner – University Medicine, conducts a variety of research studies and clinical trials to support a commitment to improving patient care. As a patient at Banner – University Medical Center, you may be eligible to participate, meaning you’ll have access to new treatments which may not yet be available to the public.

Fellowship and Residency Programs

  • Orthopedic residency program
  • Hand, upper extremity and microsurgery fellowship
  • Orthopedic trauma fellowship

Health and Prevention

Our interdisciplinary teams, including primary care sports medicine physicians, physical and occupational therapists and orthopedic surgeons are all uniquely equipped to provide comprehensive health and preventative care that address all orthopedic conditions.