Welcome to Carondelet Specialist Group
Founded in 2007, Carondelet Specialist Group is home to 15 physicians and nurse practitioners in three specialty groups: Arizona Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialists, Southwest Heart and Tucson Vascular Specialists.
These dedicated cardiologists, cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons and nurse practitioners enhance Carondelet’s cardiac care services by providing high quality, comprehensive cardiovascular care from prevention and education to intervention, surgical care and post-surgical rehabilitation.
Arizona Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialists
Founded in 2010, Arizona Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialists (ACSS) was created to address the need for modern, minimally invasive heart and lung surgery in Southern Arizona. All of our physicians are board certified heart and lung surgeons with specialty training in minimally invasive procedures, including:
- Closed Chest Aortic Valve Surgery
- Closed Chest Mitral Valve Surgery
- Closed Chest Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
- Closed Chest Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
- Closed Chest Robotic Surgery
Where other heart surgery centers may offer a particular modern technique, ACSS specializes in all modern techniques which allow us to tailor the safest procedure for each individual patient.
Derek W. von Haag, M.D.
David Arzouman, M.D.
Eve Roelker, NP
Carondelet St. Mary's
445 N. Silverbell Road, Suite 201
Tucson, AZ 85745
Southwest Heart is a premier cardiovascular practice in Tucson. The physicians are board certified cardiologists who are experienced in management of all aspects of acute and chronic cardiovascular conditions. The Cardiologists, Nurse Practitioner, and staff strive to empower patients with education and offer proactive choices in order to prevent serious cardiovascular events. Full ranges of diagnostics to detect abnormalities and follow existing disease are offered in a modern and relaxed environment. The Cardiologists at Southwest Heart have established the first Enhanced External Counter pulsation center to improve anginal class or congestive heart failure symptoms. Southwest Heart is determined to give the time and medical support that is accepted and deserved by are patients.
Brenda C. Peart, M.D., FACC, FCCP
G. Mason Garcia, M.D., FACC, FCCP
Joseph Chambers, M.D., FACC, FCCP, FSCAI
Lisa M. Castellano, D.O., FACC, FASE
Fraser Richards, M.D., FACC
Navin Kedia, D.O.
Pawel Doloto, M.D
Billie Froning, RN, MSN, A/GNP
Evangelina Miller, NP
St. Joseph’s Office
6567 E. Carondelet Dr., Suite 225
Tucson, AZ 85710
Tucson Vascular Specialists
Founded in 1997 with the mission of establishing a center of excellence for the care of patients in need of vascular intervention in Southern Arizona, Tucson Vascular Specialists contributes to the evolution of the specialty of vascular surgery.
Specialties include endovascular surgery by using minimally invasive treatments using angioplasty and stenting, non-invasive vascular ultrasound testing and complex wound management.
Scott S. Berman, M.D., FACS
Rhonda Quick, M.D., FACS
St. Mary’s Office
1815 West St. Mary’s Road
Tucson, AZ 85745