The University of Arizona Health Sciences

Adolescent Medicine

The faculty in the Division of Adolescent Medicine provide care to teens and young adults ages 11 through 21. Adolescent Medicine has been a part of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona since 1977, when Dr. George Comerci started the first Adolescent Clinic in Arizona. 

Services include:

  • Primary health care for teens and young adults
  • Routine examinations for school, sports, employment, summer programs, and care for acute illnesses
  • Reproductive health
  • Family planning, prevention, evaluation, and treatment of sexually-transmitted Infections
  • Routine sports medicine
  • Examinations, evaluation of minor sports injuries
  • Adolescent behavior problems
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, depression, school problems
  • Eating disorders evaluation and treatment
  • Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa

We provide care at multiple sites around Tucson:

  • Banner – University Medical Group Children’s Multispecialty Services
  • Tucson Job Corps Center
  • Arizona Schools for the Deaf and Blind

In-patient consults are also available at the Arizona Elks Pediatrics Clinic at the University of Arizona Medical Center - University Campus

More information on the subspecialty of Adolescent Medicine can be found here: