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Tucson surgeon was wrongfully dismissed, panel says

Tucson surgeon was wrongfully dismissed, panel says

Panel says University Physicians Healthcare should apologize to Dr. Rainer Gruessner.

August 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Panel: Tucson surgeon Gruessner wrongfully terminated

Panel: Tucson surgeon Gruessner wrongfully terminated

The panel’s recommendation now goes to the board of directors of University Physicians Healthcare.

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Tucson surgeon balances medicine with ultrarunning

Tucson surgeon balances medicine with ultrarunning

Luis Leon sets his sights on 200-mile race, raising awareness of vascular disease.

August 04, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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UA doctor helped set hand, face organ donation rules

UA doctor helped set hand, face organ donation rules

Dr. Warren C. Breidenbach III  of Tucson helped develop new national transplant policies.

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UA Medical Center restarts heart transplant program

The University of Arizona Medical Center has reactivated its renowned heart transplant program.

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Tucson Giving: Tucson Heart & Stroke Walk

If Dr. Mateja de Leonni Stanonik wants people to know two things about stroke, they’re this: Speed is of the essence for treatment, and FAST — an acronym to help people recognize the first signs of stroke — can save your life.

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'Match Day' festivities precede UA medical-residency assignments

'Match Day' festivities precede UA medical-residency assignments

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March 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UA medical dean at center of dispute will move to a newly created job

UA medical dean at center of dispute will move to a newly created job

The dean of the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Tucson, who is at the center of a fierce dispute with a top surgeon, is leaving his job for a new one at UA.

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A surgeon's most important tools are habits of mind

Neurosurgeon G. Michael Lemole, Jr., says equanimity of spirit is necessary to persevere after failure.

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Northwest Medical Center completes new surgical wing

Northwest Medical Center completes new surgical wing

Northwest Medical Center has built a new surgical wing with larger suites and technologically advanced equipment. The $50 million wing is complete and will be operational Jan. 27.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Suspended top surgeon sues UA

Suspended top surgeon sues UA

A charismatic head surgeon who attracted high-profile doctors to the University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson says he’s being forced out of his job.

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46-year search ends with a thank-you

46-year search ends with a thank-you

Fonda Bryant

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46-year search ends with a thank-you

46-year search ends with a thank-you

Retired heart surgeon and Tucson resident Dr. Marvin Pomerantz was surprised to get a call this week from a patient he'd operated on in 1966.

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Goldwaters endorse Carmona in Senate race

Goldwaters endorse Carmona in Senate race

PHOENIX — A day after Rep. Jeff Flake easily won the Arizona Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, the daughter and granddaughter of one of the state’s most famous conservatives endorsed his opponent.

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