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Residency Hospitals

Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center


Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn is located in the heart of the Scottsdale community just minutes from downtown Phoenix and Sky Harbor International Airport. This is the site of the majority of the program's inpatient activities.

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magnet award winning nursesOur SHC family of some 6700 staff members and physicians, representing more than 50 specialties, are dedicated to healing and patient care. Supporting Scottsdale Healthcare's staff is a corps of 1400 volunteers. In October 2006, Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn and Shea were granted Magnet status for the provision of outstanding nursing care and support for professional nursing practice.


  • A 337 bed acute-care, non-profit hospital 
  • We offer the latest innovations in obstetrics, at the new state of the art Family Birthing Center facility. Labor, delivery, recovery and newborn care take place in the same room, making the birth experience as comfortable as possible. 
  • Sixteen inpatient surgery suites are equipped for general and special surgeries, including open heart. The innovative Greenbaum Outpatient Surgery Center is located just steps from the main hospital. 
  • Our Radiology Department is recognized as one of the leading Radiology departments in the Southwest and includes full ultrasound, three cath labs, digital angiography, echocardiography, nuclear medicine facilities, an elaborate special procedures room, two CT scanners and 4X magnetic resonance imaging machine. All radiologic studies are posted on a password protected computerized system that is accessible throughout the hospital, the Family Medicine Center, and from Scottsdale Healthcare physician's homes. 
  • We house a full service, 7000 square foot laboratory and a pharmacy that utilizes the unit dose system for more efficient patient service. Pharmacists regularly attend our Inpatient Teaching Service rounds and provide practical teaching and didactic instruction. 
  • Our Emergency Department staffed by outstanding emergency physicians, provides care for over 28,000 patients each year and is the busiest Level I Trauma Center in the state. Our expanded 55,000 square foot Emergency Room and Trauma Center, which accommodates up to 90,000 patients per year, opened in the fall 2004. 
  • Recently renovated and expanded intensive and surgical care units house 43 beds. Our residents and full-time intensivists collaborate to provide comprehensive critical care to the most challenging patients. 
  • SHC Osborn received designation as a Primary Stroke Center in 2005 with an eighteen bed neurological unit. 
  • A Total Joint Replacement Center, specializing in minimally invasive procedures, opened in 2006.

Scottsdale Healthcare Shea

Scottsdale Healthcare Shea is a 405-bed hospital located 8 miles north of Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn. This facility opened in 1984 to serve the needs of our growing community. Two months of first year inpatient pediatrics and a third year ER-based pediatric rotation are spent at the Scottsdale Healthcare Shea campus, where the residents work with highly skilled and enthusiastic Pediatricians, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and Pediatric Emergency Room Physicians. Currently, many of our second year residents complete their required NICU rotation at our Shea facility. Residents may also choose from a variety of elective rotations at the Shea hospital.

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The Scottsdale Healthcare Shea campus is the site of a state of the art Women's and Children's Center, NICU, and the highly regarded Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center. The Cancer Center is home to an innovative, multimodal treatment facility as well as a research center (Scottsdale Clinical Research Institute) that is partnered with the University of Arizona, the Arizona Cancer Center, and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen).

Scottsdale Healthcare Shea and its Scottsdale Bariatric Center have achieved recognition as an American Society of Bariatrics Surgeons Center of Excellence.

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Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak

Scottsdale Healthcare’s third hospital, Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak, opened November 2007. Located just north of Loop 101 at Scottsdale Road and Thompson Peak Parkway, the hospital offers an elegant, intimate setting for those needing general medical and surgical care.

Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak will be able to expand up to 184 inpatient beds to grow along with the communities it serves. At opening it offered 64 inpatient beds and:

  • Family-friendly ER with 12 private exam rooms 
  • 56 telemetry-capable inpatient beds 
  • An 8-bed Intensive Care Unit 
  • 6 operating rooms 
  • 2 interventional labs 
  • Inpatient and outpatient general surgery, internal medicine (including cardiology and gastroenterology), orthopedics, ear, nose and throat, maxillofacial and plastic surgery, hand surgery 
  • Full radiology and cardiology diagnostic services 
  • Arizona’s first Ambient Experience MRI and CT suites

Other Hospitals

maricopa medical centerMaricopa Medical Center (MMC)is located near downtown Phoenix and is a 15-minute drive from Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn. Our residents spend time at this hospital during both their first and second years of training. Currently, first year residents rotate at MMC for obstetrics (2 months), and second year residents rotate at MMC for newborn nursery (1 month) and gynecology (1 month). MMC's large and diverse patient base, including many underserved individuals and Hispanic patients, helps to broaden our residents' experiences and expertise.