Tucson Clinic

Our physicians provide consultations for patients with a variety medical conditions, from chronic conditions to cancer. We also make recommendations for preventive care.

The IM clinic is a consultative service only. We are unable to provide primary care or acute care.
Our goal is to work with you and your primary care clinician to provide an Integrative opinion.

Location

Banner Alvernon Clinic

707 N. Alvernon Way Suite 201
Tucson, AZ 85711

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Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your appointment. This will allow ample time for parking and walking to the clinic.


Consultations

A new patient appointment can last up to 90 minutes, depending on the individual needs of the case. Patients share their stories, including medical history, personal experiences, beliefs and goals. Treatment recommendations are usually offered during the first visit, however, with complex cases, a follow-up may be required. Follow-up visits are typically 2–4 weeks after the first meeting.

Patients may be asked to schedule a return visit 3–4 months later, to monitor progress and refine recommendations, if needed. Follow-up and return visits typically last 40–60 minutes.

Outside of Arizona

We encourage patients living outside of Arizona to find an Integrative Medicine Practitioner in their geographic area from our list of alumni. Our Tucson clinic is unable to accommodate out-of-state travelers. Your local practitioners are best able to formulate recommendations using resources in your area.

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Appointments

A new patient appointment can last up to 90 minutes, depending on the intricacies and individual needs of the case. Patients share their stories, including medical history, personal experiences, beliefs and goals. Treatment recommendations are usually offered at the time of the first visit, however, with complex cases, a follow-up visit may be required to further investigate and complete the evaluation. Follow-up visits are typically 2–4 weeks after the first meeting. At this time, we are unable to see patients who do not live in Tucson. We apologize for the inconvenience.

To schedule a new patient appointment, please contact:
PATIENT SERVICE CENTER
(520) 694-8888 or (800) 524-5928

The following information will guide you through the process of becoming a patient in our program:

  1. Schedule a new patient appointment with the Patient Service Center at (520) 694-8888 or (800) 524-5924. A packet containing important information will then be mailed to you.
  2. Please complete a Patient Intake Form and submit to our center no later than one week prior to your appointment. The intake form is included in the packet you will receive, but you may also download the intake form here:

    Please be aware if a completed Patient Intake Form is not received one week prior to your appointment, the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine may notify you that your appointment time has been cancelled and another patient scheduled in your place.

  3. As a new patient, you will be responsible for obtaining medical records outside the Banner University Medical Center. Medical records may be faxed to (520) 626-6484 prior to your first appointment or brought with you on the day of your visit.
  4. Please hand-carry all vitamins, supplements, and prescription drugs.
  5. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your appointment time to allow proper paperwork to be generated.

Cancellations

Should you need to cancel your appointment, please let us know at least a week in advance ( 520-694-8888 or via email).

To give you the best possible experience, we do not double-book patients. The Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine suffers financially and the appointment is unavailable to someone else who needs it when you "no-show" or cancel on the same day.


Billing

The AzCIM clinic is operated by Banner University Medical Center (BUMC), which is responsible for all billing and billing issues. Banner Patient Financial Services can be reached at 1-866-636-0652. AzCIM is unable to help with billing issues directly.

We are a self-pay clinic. Please be prepared to pay for all charges on the same day of service. Fees paid after the time of service are subject to additional charges.

Currently, the only insurance plan accepted by the clinic is Medicare. Medicare with secondary coverage, or Medicare Advantage plans may or may not be accepted. Please contact Banner Patient Financial Services in advance of the appointment for any questions. Listed below are the average appointment costs:

New Patient Visit: usual fee is $490.00 at the time of visit
Follow-up Visits: usual fee is $175.00 at the time of visit

Please note: Our fees are set by the Banner University Medical Center and are subject to change.


About the Physicians

Randy Horwitz, MD, PhD - Banner University Medical Center

Medical Director, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Allergy, Clinical Immunology

Dr. Horwitz provides integrative medical consultations to people with a variety of medical concerns, including allergic diseases and asthma, immunologic and rheumatologic disorders, heart disease, hepatitis and cancer.

Victoria Maizes, MD - Banner University Medical Center

Executive Director, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
Professor of Medicine, Family and Community Medicine and Public Health
Specialty: Women's Health

Dr. Maizes provides consultations to women interested in enhancing their well-being, increasing their fertility, managing menopausal symptoms, preventing osteoporosis, treating rheumatologic conditions, or desiring integrative approaches for breast cancer prevention and treatment.


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