TMC Orthopaedic and Surgical Tower

A Patient and Visitor Guide to TMC's Orthopaedic and Surgical Tower

The Tucson Medical Center Orthopaedic and Surgical Tower delivers excellent surgical care! Completed in May 2013, this four-story facility includes 14 state-of-the-art operating rooms on the second floor for neurological, cardiac, vascular, bariatric, urologic, pediatric and general surgery.

A special emphasis on providing a comfortable waiting space for the families and loved ones of those having surgery shows in the dedicated adult and chidren waiting areas. The adult area has been set up for both comfort and privacy, while the pediatric lobby is tailored for our younger patients with features such as TVs, video games and toys.

In addition to the waiting area, pediatric patients have a separate track for surgery. All of the areas including pre-op and recovery are separate from the adult areas.

The tower's third floor includes 10 state-of-the-art operating rooms that are part of the TMC Orthopaedic Center, a unique center of excellence for orthopaedic care in Southern Arizona.

TMC surgeons are expert in a range of surgical procedures, from the routine to the complex. Facilitated by advancements in technology, our surgeons prioritize effective methods that favor accelerated patient recovery and rehabilitation.

In all areas, TMC surgical staff and surgeons are committed to patient safety and achieving optimal results.

TMC's surgical services also includes the Joel M. Childers, MD, Surgical Suite dedicated to caring for the surgical needs of women. Robotic surgery is also offered for specific procedures.

Prioritizing patient support

Surgical support staff focus on the unique skills required for assisting patients before, during and after procedures. They remain committed to professional development, best care practices, and making patients feel comfortable with
and informed about their treatment.

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