December 4, 2019

AZ Business Magazine

Banner Health acquires Phoenix Orthopaedic Consultants

Banner Health today announced the acquisition of Phoenix Orthopaedic Consultants, a physician practice located in Glendale, Ariz. As a result of the acquisition, four orthopedic surgeons and one certified nurse practitioner have joined Banner Health’s medical group, effective Dec. 2.

Providers joining Banner Health include:

• Marc Rosen, MD

• Kishore Tipirneni, MD

• Jonathan Landsman, MD

• Stephen Ripple, MD

• Leslie Johnson, FNP-C

The providers will practice out of two office locations in the West Valley and will perform surgeries at Banner Health surgery centers and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center.

“We are thrilled to have these prominent and well-respected community providers join our employed medical group,” said Patrick Rankin, MD, chief executive officer of Banner Medical Group. “This group has been serving the West Valley community for more than forty years, and we look forward to having them continue this great care with Banner Health.”

The providers will begin seeing patients on Dec. 8 after completing their Banner orientation this week. To schedule an appointment, call 602-298-8888.

Clinic locations include:

• 5757 W. Thunderbird Rd., Ste. W310, Glendale, AZ

• 18699 N. 67th Ave., Ste. 120, Glendale, AZ

Headquartered in Arizona, Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the country. The system owns and operates 28 acute-care hospitals, Banner Health Network, Banner – University Medicine, academic and employed physician groups, long-term care centers, outpatient surgery centers and an array of other services; including Banner Urgent Care, family clinics, home care and hospice services, pharmacies and a nursing registry. Banner Health is in six states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. For more information, visit