John C. Medlen, MD, an Orthopedic Surgeon with Pima Orthopedic Physicians

Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. John C. Medlen, who serves patients in Tucson, Arizona.

With over 45 years of experience in his field, Dr. Medlen is an accomplished orthopaedic surgeon who sees patients at Pima Orthopedic Physicians in Tucson, Arizona. 

Professionally, he is also affiliated with several hospitals and medical centers in his local area, including Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital, Carondelet Foothills Surgery Center, Carondelet Joint Replacement Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Northwest Medical Center, and Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System.

Back in 1975, Dr. Medlen obtained his medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. He then went on to serve his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at Orange County Medical Center, his residency in general surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine, and his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Arizona.

Dedicated to excellence, the doctor is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons.

Furthermore, he is board-certified in anatomic pathology & clinical pathology by the American Board of Pathology, which is one of 24 member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties.

Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

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