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: