About Us

Northwest Medical Center Houghton, opening in late 2021, will be a 52-bed hospital serving Tucson's east side. Located at Houghton Road and Old Spanish Trail, this full-service hospital will combine advanced technology with compassionate caregivers to provide convenient healthcare, close to home.

Key Services Include:

  • 24/7 emergency care
  • Operating Rooms, including Robotic-Assisted Surgical Capabilities
  • Cardiac Catheterization Lab
  • Labor & Delivery
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, and Intensive Care Units
  • Diagnostic Imaging, including MRI, CT, X-Ray, Ultrasound, and Mammography
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy

Our Medical Staff

As the hospital nears completion, our medical staff continues to grow! The following physicians are eager to be affiliated with Northwest Medical Center Houghton!

Ty Endean, M.D.

Ty Endean, M.D.
Sports Medicine/Orthopedics

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Cameron

Cameron "Cami" Kliner, M.D.
OB/GYN

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Kelly Lara, M.D.

Kelly Lara, M.D.
Gastroenterology, General Surgery

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Diana Lu, D.O.

Diana Lu, D.O.
Family Medicine

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David Mainman, M.D.

David Mainman, M.D.
Gynecology

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Ryan Nixon, M.D.

Ryan Nixon, M.D.
Orthopedics

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Patrick Ouzts, M.D., CAQSM

Patrick Ouzts, M.D., CAQSM
Family Medicine

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Eliza Panczyk, M.D.

Eliza Panczyk, M.D.
Cardiology

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Kinjan Patel, M.D.

Kinjan Patel, M.D.
Cardiology

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Colin Price, M.D.

Colin Price, M.D.
Gastroenterology, General Surgery

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Marta Riniker, DPM

Marta Riniker, DPM
Podiatry

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Jessica Serrano-Rodriguez, M.D.

Jessica Serrano-Rodriguez, M.D.
OB/GYN

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Jacob T. Woods, D.O.

Jacob T. Woods, D.O.
Family Medicine

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Emily Coston, FNP

Emily Coston, FNP
OB/GYN

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Luke Huffaker, DNP, FNP-C

Luke Huffaker, DNP, FNP-C
Family Medicine

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Zoe Warren, PA-C

Zoe Warren, PA-C
Family Medicine

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Career Opportunities

It's an exciting time to be part of Northwest Healthcare! Work continues on Northwest Medical Center Houghton -- the structural steel work is nearly complete and interior and exterior framing work has begun. With an estimated opening date of late 2021 or early 2022, we are already keeping our eye out for talented individuals to join our team.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many square feet is the hospital?

180,000 square feet over two floors.


How many beds does the hospital have?

The hospital has 52 inpatient beds, including 14 ICU beds, 18 medical/surgical/telemetry beds, 12 labor & delivery/postpartum beds, and 8 NICU beds. There are also 16 beds in the emergency room.


Will the hospital be able to expand?

Yes, the south wing will be able to expand by 18 beds. If needed, additional floors can be added to the hospital to accommodate future growth.


What is the building being built next to the hospital?

A medical office building, which will house several primary care and specialty physicians.


How long did the hospital take to build?

Construction started in April of 2020, and is anticipated to be complete in December, 2021.


How many ORs are there?

There are four operating rooms and one cardiac catheterization lab.


Will there be volunteers?

Yes! More details will be available later this year.


What type of imaging equipment is there?

We will offer a full range of imaging services, including CT, MRI, x-ray, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, EKG, EEG, Echo, and stress testing.

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