Phoenix Suns, Steward Health Care open sports medicine facility: 5 takeaways

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | November 14, 2017 | Print  |

The Phoenix Suns in partnership with Steward Health Care opened the Steward Center for Sports Medicine and Community Health in Phoenix.

Here are five takeaways:


1. The multi-specialty clinic provides comprehensive sports medicine and orthopedic services, as well as cardiology, dermatology, primary care, women's care, dentistry, podiatry, ophthalmology, chiropractic care and physical therapy.


2. Steward Health is the official healthcare partner of the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury and the largest private hospital operator in the U.S., with approximately 1,400 employed physicians and 4,700 network physicians.


3. The creation of the sports medicine facility is part of Steward Health's mission to "transform healthcare in Phoenix and across the country by focusing on innovation and high quality care in communities."


4. Steward Health is a physician-led organization with a large Arizona presence, including Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa, St. Luke's Medical Center and St. Luke's Behavioral Health Center in Phoenix and Tempe St. Luke's Hospital.


5. Recently, Steward Health and IASIS Healthcare merged. The building IASIS operated in is the site of the Steward Center for Sports Medicine and Community Health.


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