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Banner CORE Team

The Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics and their orthopedic doctors in Glendale, Mesa, Phoenix, Peoria, and Sun City West are the result of a world-class partnership aimed at providing transformational patient care through evidenced-based outcomes, innovation and collaboration.

Participating orthopedic doctors in Arizona at the Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics are:


Orthopedic Doctors in Phoenix AZ Joshua Abrams, DO
Joshua Abrams, DO is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon, specializing in minimally invasive surgery, arthroplasty including artificial disc replacement, and cervical and lumbar spine surgery practicing with The CORE Institute.
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Orthopedic Doctors Phoenix Damon Adamany, MD
Damon Adamany, MD is a board certified and fellowship-trained specialist in hand and upper extremity surgery and is certified in basic microsurgery with The CORE Institute.
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Orthopedic Doctors Phoenix Sarim Ahmed, MD
Sarim Ahmed, MD is fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in primary and revision joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee as well as arthroscopy and reconstruction surgery of the shoulder and elbow. with The CORE Institute.
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Phoenix Orthopedic Doctors Ali Araghi, DO
Ali Araghi, DO is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon with more than 13 years of clinical experience. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery, arthroplasty to include artificial disc replacement, and cervical and lumbar spine surgery with The CORE Institute.
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Phoenix Arizona Orthopedic Doctors Arash Araghi, DO
Arash Araghi, DO is a shoulder and elbow surgeon with two years of fellowship training. Dr. Araghi performs all aspects of arthroscopic and reconstructive and elbow surgery with The CORE Institute.
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Phoenix Arizona Orthopedic Doctors Daniel Aschenbrener, DO
With a focus on providing personalized, compassionate care using the latest advances in orthopedic treatment, Dr. Aschenbrener specializes in arthroscopic shoulder and knee reconstruction, joint replacement surgery, and orthopedic trauma surgery with Banner Health.
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smallBenoit Martin Benoit, MD
Martin Benoit, MD is board certified and fellowship trained. He specializes in Adult Joint Reconstruction with Banner Arizona Medical Group.
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smallBrown John Brown, MD
John Brown, MD is a leader in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee, and ankle and in joint preserving techniques. He is also a specialist in shoulder replacement with The CORE Institute. Dr. Brown's passion for sports and community development has led him to care for a host of professional sports clubs including the men's and women's World Cup and Olympic soccer teams, as well as Pepperdine University athletics, among others.
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Mark Campbell, MD Mark Campbell, MD
Mark D. Campbell, MD, is a board certified and fellowship-trained knee surgery specialist performing both partial and total knee arthroplasty, with subspecialty training in sports medicine as well as complex reconstruction of the foot and ankle with The CORE Institute. Dr. Campbell also has extensive training and interest in adult reconstructive procedures.
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smallCercek Robert Cercek, MD
Robert M. Cercek, MD is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in primary and revision joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee. Dr. Cercek joins our practice after receiving his fellowship training at The CORE Institute with Dr. David Jacofsky.
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smallSepienChiang Sepein Chiang, DO
Sepein Chiang, DO a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in general orthopedic practice including adult and pediatric fracture care and a special interest in total hip and knee joint reconstruction.  He has more than ten years of orthopedic clinical experience in Arizona and serves as a clinical instructor at a local Arizona hospital.
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smallCollins Tyler Collins, MD
Tyler Collins, MD is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, hip, knee, and elbow.
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Daulat Rajesh Daulat, DPM
Rajesh Daulat, DPM is a podiatric foot and ankle surgeon, specializing in diabetic limb salvage and wound care, forefoot reconstruction, pediatric deformities, sports medicine, lower extremity biomechanics, primary podiatric medicine, with special training emphasis on foot and ankle deformity reconstruction and trauma.
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smallJacofskyD Amalia De Comas, MD
Amalia M. De Comas, MD is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon in adult & pediatric musculoskeletal oncology, including limb salvage with The CORE Institute.
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smallJacofskyD Mark Dekutoski, MD
Mark B. Dekutoski, MD is internationally recognized as a pioneer, educator and leader in orthopedic spine surgery with The CORE Institute.
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Duggan John Duggan, MD
John Duggan, MD specializes in joint replacements, back pain and osteoporosis with Banner Heath. His care philosophy is to give you outstanding care while empowering you to make informed decisions about your health.
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Edwards Scott Edwards, MD
Dr. Scott Edwards is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist, and elbow surgery, with special qualifications in minimally invasive surgery and advanced reconstructive surgery.
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Melissa Galli, DPM, MHA Melissa Galli, DPM, MHA
Melissa M. Galli, DPM, MHA is a board qualified and dual fellowship-trained reconstructive foot and ankle surgeon specializing in sports medicine, external (frame) fixation, trauma, total ankle replacement and reconstruction of the forefoot, hindfoot and ankle. She is certified in various total ankle replacement systems.
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smallGeer Benjamin Geer, MD
Dr. Geer completed his fellowship training at the University of California in San Francisco and his general surgery internship and orthopedic residency training at the University of Vermont. While completing his residency, he served as Chief Resident for orthopedic surgery.
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smallHarrill Jason C. Harrill, D.P.M., FACFAS
Upon finishing his three-year medical and surgical residency training program, Dr. Harrill worked with the Indian Health Service in Sacaton, Arizona, with the Pima Indians. This tribe has the highest incidence of diabetes in the world and consequently Dr. Harrill gained broad experience in managing diabetic foot problems.
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smallJacofskyD David Jacofsky, MD
David J. Jacofsky, MD is the Chairman of The CORE Institute and specializes in complex hip and knee replacement and orthopedic oncology. A renowned researcher and international lecturer, he brings years of experience to The CORE Institute from his work as a Division Director at the Mayo Clinic's Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
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smallJacofskyD Nathan Jeppesen, DPM
Nathan Jeppesen, DPM is a podiatric foot and ankle surgeon, specializing in diabetic limb salvage and reconstruction, forefoot reconstruction, pediatric deformities, sports medicine, lower extremity biomechanics, primary podiatric medicine, with special training emphasis on foot and ankle deformity reconstruction and trauma with The CORE Institute
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headshot kort small Michael Latteier, MD
Dr. Latteier is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with Banner Health, specializing in hip and knee joint replacement and revision joint replacement surgery. He is experienced in less invasive techniques including partial knee and anterior hip replacements.
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headshot Lucero small E. Michael Lucero, MD
E. Michael Lucero, MD a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon with over 20 years of clinical experience. He specializes in adult reconstruction, joint arthroscopy and arthroplasty and orthopedic traumatology.
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headshot Maling small Scott N. Maling, D.P.M., FACFAS
A significant portion of Dr. Maling's practice involves Trauma, complex Reconstructive Rear foot and Ankle problems, Pediatric Foot and Ankle problems, and Diabetic foot problems. He also is one of two Podiatrists in the State of Arizona certified and trained to perform Ankle Replacement Surgery. Dr. Maling enjoys working with children and is actively involved in many professional organizations and committees and continues to work hard in order to provide his patients with the best Podiatric care possible. Dr. Maling is actively involved in the training of young Podiatrists with his involvement in the Carl T. Hayden VAMC Surgical Residency Program.
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headshot kort small Steve Myerthall, MD
Steven L. Myerthall, MD is an internationally fellowship-trained and board certified specialist of the hip and knee reconstruction  with The CORE Institute.
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headshot kort small Tony Nguyen, MD
Tony Nguyen, MD, is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon in sports medicine and trauma with The CORE Institute.
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smallOlsen Cody Olson, DO
Cody Olson, DO is a fellowship-trained orthopedic physician specializing in sports medicine with Banner Arizona Medical Group.
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smallPipher Mark R. Pipher, D.P.M.
Dr. Pipher completed a three year surgical residency in lower extremity trauma and reconstructive surgery of children and adults. He also has training and interest in diabetic foot care, wound care, biomechanics, and office procedures. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, volunteering, and playing sports.
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smallOlsen Frank Raia, MD
Frank J. Raia, MD is a board certified and fellowship-trained specialist in hand and upper extremity surgery with The CORE Institute.
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smallReyes Guy E. Reyes, Jr., MD
Guy E. Reyes, Jr., MD is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle reconstruction practicing with The CORE Institute.
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smallReyes Jason Scalise, MD
Jason Scalise, MD, is a Board Certified and internationally fellow-ship trained specialist in reconstructive and arthorscopic surgery of the shoulder with The CORE Institute.
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smallScoggin Joseph Scoggin, MD
Joseph Scoggin, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with more than 15 years of clinical experience. He has expertise in general orthopedic practice including adult and pediatric fracture care, sports medicine and arthroscopy, and joint reconstruction surgery.
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smallReyes Ryan Scott, DPM
Ryan T. Scott, DPM is a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon, specializing in total ankle replacement, extensive reconstruction of the forefoot and hindfoot, sports medicine, circular frames, and trauma with The CORE Institute.
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smallReyes Scott Siverhus, MD
Scott W. Siverhus, MD, MS is a board certified and fellowship-trained joint replacement and revision surgery of the hip and knee specialist with The CORE Institute.
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smallReyes John Toth, DO
John Toth, DO specializes in arthroscopic treatment of diseases and conditions involving the hip, knee, and shoulder as well as general fracture care, total knee replacement, general trauma and sports medicine. He has a special interest in arthroscopic, minimally invasive hip surgeries.  Dr. Toth practices with Banner Health Clinic.
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smallWagner Mitchell Wagner, MD
Mitchell S. Wagner, MD is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic traumatology surgeon. He has extensive training is primary and revision joint replacement surgery.
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smallWall Bryan Wall, MD
Bryan Wall, MD is a fellowship-trained specialist in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, including reverse shoulder arthroplasty with The CORE Institute.
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smallWerner S. Douglas Werner, DO
S. Douglas Werner, DO a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in primary and revision joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee with The CORE Institute.
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smallwoodruff Justin Woodruff, DO
Justin Woodruff, DO is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in primary and revision joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee.
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