Welcome to Pima Orthopedic Physicians

Since 1979, we have been caring for patients and offering top-quality and innovative medical care by our friendly and experienced doctors and staff.  Our team of board-certified orthopedic specialists is committed to improving patients’ lives through surgical treatment and non-surgical alternatives.

We specialize in Regenerative and Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery and Joint Replacement, and provide the highest standard of care for our patients.

Phoenix Location:

5040 North 15th Ave.
Suite 107
Phoenix, AZ 85015

Phoenix Clinic Hours:

Monday-Friday – 8:30 AM – 5 PM

Tel.: 520-624-0888

Fax: 520-624-0091 

Tucson Location:

1707 W. St. Mary’s Rd.
Suite 205
Tucson, AZ 85745

Tucson Clinic Hours:

Monday-Friday – 8:30 AM – 5 PM

Tel.: 520-624-0888

Fax: 520-624-0091 

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Our Mission

At Pima Orthopedics, we are dedicated to helping our patients regain their mobility and live a pain-free life through providing comprehensive orthopedic care of exceptional quality. We offer a complete range of orthopedic treatment, including non-surgical treatment options and regenerative medicine.

Regenerative Medicine

Rejuvenate and Restore Your Health Without Surgery

Our regenerative medicine clinic serving Tucson, Arizona, focuses on caring for clients with chronic pain, arthritis and chronic inflammatory conditions using innovative regenerative therapies that do not require invasive surgery or cortisone injections.

Register for your FREE webinar to learn more about our regenerative treatment options.

Orthopedic Surgery

Reclaim Your Mobility with Our Comprehensive Orthopedic Care

At Pima Orthopedics, our team of experienced board-certified orthopedic surgeons with top credentials employs a comprehensive approach to address each patient’s unique needs. We provide an accurate diagnosis using state-of-the-art diagnostic techniques, including a thorough assessment of bones, cartilage, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments. 

We offer a complete range of orthopedic services, including total and partial knee and hip replacement. We also treat fractures, sprains and strains, as well as arthritis, tendinitis bursitis, ligament, tendon and cartilage tears . Schedule your appointment with us to receive a detailed diagnosis of your injury or condition, as well as to discuss the best available treatment options.

We Can Help:

At Pima Ortho, our team of skilled experts provides the highest level of orthopedic care for conditions ranging from knee pain and chronic pain to sports injuries and osteoarthritis. We also provide innovative non-surgical, innovative treatment solutions.

Scheduling Your Visit

Most Insurance Plans Accepted

We are committed to providing our patients with optimal flexibility in terms of appointment time choice, while minimizing wait times. We accept the following insurance plans:

  • Arizona Care Network
  • Aetna
  • AZ Complete Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Equality HP
  • Humana
  • Medicare Part B
  • Mercy Care
  • RR Medicare
  • Tricare
  • Triwest CCN Veterans
  • United Healthcare
  • University Physicians HP

Short Wait Times

Current wait time for an initial consultation with one of our board-certified physcians/surgeons:

7 Days

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Experienced Team

Our integrated and experienced medical team includes orthopedic and regenerative specialists to ensure the highest standard of care, including regenerative medicine for osteoarthritis and chronic pain.

Board Certified & Trained

Our board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic experts stays abreast of the quickly evolving science of orthopedic surgery to offer patients the best treatment options and non-surgical alternatives.

Professional & Friendly

We provide compassionate, personalized and top-quality care focused on your unique requirements.

Two Locations to Serve Our Patients: Phoenix and Tucson, AZ


5040 North 15th Ave., Suite 107



1707 West St. Mary’s Road, Suite 205


About Us

Dr. John C. Medlen of Pima Orthopedics is a three-time recipient of Vitals.com Patients’ Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2018). Patients’ Choice awards reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. This award is given to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

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