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:
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