Arizona’s Largest Neurological Practice with Largest Orthopedic Practice Join Forces
Phoenix, Ariz. (August 6, 2014) Arizona’s largest and #1 ranked Phoenix-based orthopedic group, The CORE Institute, announced it has signed agreements with providers of Arizona Neurological Institute, the largest comprehensive neurological practice in Arizona. This combines the largest orthopedic and neuroscience practices in Arizona effective October 1, 2014.
Details of the expanded relationship are still being finalized, but many Arizona Neurological Institute physicians and staff will be formally employed by The CORE Institute. The Arizona Neurological Institute currently has nine Phoenix area locations spread out between Sun City and Scottsdale, however it has not yet been decided if any of the locations may be merged with the twelve facilities The CORE Institute also has across the Valley.
“We’re thrilled to employ the talented team at the Arizona Neurological Institute physicians and to expand and enhance the specialties that we can offer to our patients,” said David J. Jacofsky, MD, Chairman and CEO of The CORE Institute. “The CORE Institute is very proud to have grown into the largest orthopedic practice in Arizona and this relationship allows us to also become the largest comprehensive neuroscience practice providing accessible outpatient and inpatient neurological, physical and rehabilitative medicine services.”
“We view employment with The CORE Institute as an important opportunity for our patients, our physicians and our staff creating an excellent fit combining their orthopedic expertise with our neuroscience expertise,” said Atul Syal, MD, President of Arizona Neurological Institute. “The CORE Institute has earned an excellent reputation nationally as an innovative industry leader maximizing best practices to benefit its patients and we look forward to furthering that mission as the organization continues to grow in Arizona and nationally. We are excited about using The CORE Institute platform and infrastructure to continuously improve our quality and grow our services. Musculoskeletal care, rehabilitation and the neurosciences are deeply intertwined and many conditions require the integrated approach of both specialties, making this a natural partnership.”
With the new relationship, The CORE Institute will now offer comprehensive orthopedic care, podiatric medicine, pain management, physical medicine and rehabilitation, comprehensive spine care, rheumatology, neurology, neuropsychology, physical therapy, and infusion therapy.
About The CORE Institute
The CORE Institute® delivers integrated, comprehensive orthopedic care, one patient at a time. The CORE Institute is built upon a foundation of pioneering research, academics, community service, and a passion for excellence in patient care. Its fellowship-trained physicians provide specialized care in the areas of surgical, non-surgical and rehabilitative hip, knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle procedures, joint replacement, sports medicine, arthroscopy, fracture management, orthopedic traumatology, hand and wrist procedures, complex articular cartilage restoration, musculoskeletal oncology, foot and ankle reconstruction, physical medicine and rehabilitation, comprehensive spine care and pain management. The CORE Institute has locations in Arizona and Michigan, with clinics planned to open in other states, as well as overseas, in the near future. The organization continues to be a leader in payor-reform initiatives and is at the forefront of systems-based quality programs which drive value and quality across health care organizations.
About Arizona Neurological Institute
Arizona Neurological Institute (ANI) was founded in 1995, and is now the largest comprehensive neurological practice serving patients across the Valley. They provide accessible outpatient and inpatient neurological, physical and rehabilitative medicine. ANI is active in research and educational programs and integrates these programs in daily patient care to provide excellent and up to date neurological and medicine services. More information at: http://www.arizonaneurologicalinstitute.com/