Banner Children's at Diamond Children's Medical Center
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. Also located on the campus is Diamond Children’s – recognized for its specialized pediatric services including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies. Banner – University Medical Center Tucson is Southern Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Our nurses’ innovative, safe and thoughtful care has been recognized with Magnet™ designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital’s physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant program.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Banner – University Medical Center Tucson among the best hospitals in the nation for Geriatrics (2012-15) and for Cardiology and Heart Surgery (2011-12). We have also been ranked as high performing in a variety of specialties during this time, including:
- Diabetes and Endocrinology
- Ear, Nose and Throat
- Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Neurology and Neurosurgery
In 2003, our Tucson campus became the first hospital 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
Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center provides pediatric care for children, from newborns to teens. Services include emergency care, heart disorders, traumatic brain injury, autism and developmental disorders, cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders, neurological problems, orthopedics, intensive care needs and more. It is the only pediatric medical facility in Arizona connected to an academic research facility — the University of Arizona Steele Children’s Research Center — where physician-scientists conduct groundbreaking basic science and translational research to advance children’s health.