Dr. Angela Puthenveetil Joins UA Family and Community Medicine, Banner–University Medicine

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Angela Puthenveetil, MD, an assistant professor with special interests in integrative medicine and preventative medicine, has joined the University of Arizona Department of Family and Community Medicine and Banner–University Medicine.

As a family physician, Dr. Puthenveetil will provide patient care at Banner–University Medicine Cortaro Primary Care clinic, and will be a faculty member for the family medicine residency program at Banner–University Medicine Family Medicine Clinic at Alvernon, where she will train residents and UA medical students in the outpatient clinic, provide educational lectures and serve as a faculty mentor for residents.

Board certified in family medicine, Dr. Puthenveetil completed her medical degree at American University of Antigua, N.Y., and her residency in family medicine at Memorial Hospital of South Bend, Ind. She then completed a fellowship in integrative medicine at the UA Family Medicine Residential Fellowship Program and is completing an integrative medicine fellowship at the UA Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine.

To make an appointment with Dr. Puthenveetil at Banner–University Medicine Cortaro Primary Care, 8020 Cortaro Road, Ste. 150, please call (520) 694-1041.

About the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine

The UA Department of Family and Community Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson is one of the top-ranking family medicine programs in the country. The department is known for outstanding pre- and post-doctoral education, groundbreaking research and innovative community outreach programs designed to improve the health of individuals, families and communities in the region and beyond. The department places strong emphasis on research, particularly in the fields of tobacco cessation, substance abuse, obesity and related diseases, cancer survivorship, behavioral health and disabilities. In collaboration with the UA Department of Psychiatry, the department opened the Banner–University Medicine Whole Health Clinic, an integrative care clinic for patients living with serious mental illness, putting the department at the forefront of behavioral health care.

About Banner Health

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, the Banner Health Network, Banner – University Medicine, Banner Medical Group, long-term care centers, outpatient surgery centers and an array of other services, including 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, please visit

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