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Pascua Specialty Clinic
7490 S Camino De Oeste
Tucson, AZ 85757
Phone (520) 879-6120

For Appointments contact:
(520) 879-6120
Leticia Yescas- Scheduler
Luzdenise Borjorquez- Scheduler

Nursing Staff:
Gabriela Gonzales- RN
Aileen Valenzuela- MA
Monique Mendez- MA

Services Provided:

  • Cardiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gynecology
  • Hanger
  • JVN Retinal Imaging
  • Nephrology
  • Orthoplus
  • Podiatry
  • Rheumatology
  • Specialty Nurse
  • Wound Care

Clinic Dates and Hours of Service:

Cardiology - Dr. Brody

2nd Thursday of the month
Hours: 8:30 am to 11:30 am

Gastroenterology - Dr. Iftikhar

One Wednesday of the month
Hours: 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Gynecology - Dr. Elizabeth Ramirez

2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month
Hours: 8:30am to 11:30am

Hanger - Melissa Hernandez

Diabetic shoes, orthotics, compression stockings
Every other Thursday of the month
Hours: 9:00am to 4:00pm

JVN Retinal Imaging - Aileen Valenzuela

Monday – Friday
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Nephrology - Dr Rivero

Every 3rd Thursday of the month
Hours: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Orthoplus – Gabriela Gonzalez

Monday – Friday
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Orders required)

Podiatry - Dr. Huston

Every 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Tuesday of the month
Hours: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Podiatry - Dr. Roemer

Every Wednesday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am to 11:30 am

Podiatry (Senior Center Only)

One Friday of the month
8:30 am to 11:30 am

Rheumatology - Dr. Vina, Dr. Chudrhi, Dr. Sudano

Every 4th Tuesday of the month
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wound/Specialty Nurse - Gabriela Gonzalez

Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
(No referral needed)

The Pascua Health Department's mission is to promote the highest possible standard for health and well-being of tribal members and their families within the Yoeme communities.

Our program services clients from newborn to elders. We provide a wide variety of services that include: home visits, medication assistance, escorts to provider visits, prevention, management and education of disease processes, and much more.

We strive to ensure every client is our top priority.


Orthoplus

How Pressure Wave Technology Really Works

Pressure wave technology accelerates the healing process in the body by stimulating the metabolism and enhancing blood circulation to regenerate damaged tissue. Strong energy pulses are applied to the affected area. These pulses occur for short periods of time, creating micro-cavitation bubbles that expand and burst. The force created by these bubbles penetrates tissue and stimulates cells in the body that are responsible for bone and connective tissue healing. In many instances, pressure wave technology is most effective in cases where the human body has not been able to heal itself on its own.

Technology

Pressure wave therapy is a modern and highly effective treatment method: high-energy sound waves are introduced into the painful areas of the body. With this innovative therapy approach, pathological alterations of tendons, ligaments, capsules, muscles, and bones can be eliminated systematically.

Benefits

There are numerous benefits from pressure wave technology:

  • Non-Surgical
  • No Side Effects
  • Accelerated Healing
  • Ease of Use
  • Affordable

 

The beneficial effects of pressure wave therapy are often experienced after only 1 or 2 treatments. The therapy eliminates pain and restores full mobility, thus improving your quality of life.

 

Patient Rights and Responsibilities

As a client you have the right to:

  • Receive this notification before the initiation of care and how that you agree to treatment by signing the Informed Consent to Treatment.
  • Be treated with dignity, consideration and respect by trained staff with appropriate and professional quality series regardless of age, gender, social/sexual preferences, cultural orientation and psychological, physical and spiritual factors.
  • Be involved in all aspects of your care and discuss with your provider any information concerning diagnosis, treatment or prognosis on an ongoing basis.
  • Be given the necessary information to give informed consent for your treatment and anticipated changes in your care.
  • Refuse treatment and be informed of the consequences of refusing treatment.
  • Voice grievances regarding care or lack of respect for property without regulation.
  • Not be subjected to physical abuse including sexual and physical punishment, or psychological abuse including humiliating, threatening and exploiting actions.
  • Be advised in advance of the staff that will provide care and the proposed frequency of visits or appointments.
  • Receive help contacting guardians, self-help groups, advocacy service requests and other providers; understand what to do, who to call or where to go in case of a crisis.
  • Exercise your right and the right of your family or your guardian may exercise your right, if you are underage or have been deemed incompetent in regards to your health care needs.

 

As a client, you, to the best of your abilities, have a responsibility to:

  • Participate actively in your program, care and treatment.
  • Be honest, open and will to work with providers.
  • Work with your provider in the development of your pain of care.
  • DO NOT bring alcohol or illegal drugs of any kind to any Pascua Yaqui Health Program location and refrain from use before or during any home visit. If you appear intoxicated or under the influence of recreational drugs, we have the right to refuse to offer any or all services.
  • Do NOT bring weapons of any kind to any Pascua Yaqui Health Program location and to keep them secured and out of proximity of the health care provider during home visits.
  • Notify the Pascua Yaqui Health Program within 24 hours if you are going to be late or must cancel an appointment or home visit.
  • Maintain confidentiality of other clients.
  • Encourage family members to participate in your care and treatment as appropriate.
  • Accept Responsibility for behavior choices and treat staff with respect and consideration.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make an appointment?

Please call 520-879-6120 to schedule an appointment between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm

Who can schedule appointments for me?

The patient or family member can call to schedule an appointment between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm

How many patients are scheduled in a day?

Depending on the provider for that day, we normally schedule at least 10 patients for morning hours and 10 patients for afternoon hours.

What if I no-show to my appointment?

The Specialty Clinic asks that if you cannot make it to an appointment please call us so we can fill your appointment slot. We have over 50 patients that need to be seen for each clinic and when you do not show up for your appointment it takes away the slot from another patient that needs to be seen.

What is our late policy?

The Specialty Clinic late policy states that if you are over 15 minutes late for your appointment, you may be rescheduled.

Can I walk in for an appointment?

The Specialty Clinic does not have Specialist Providers scheduled all day everyday so you would need to make an appointment with the Specialist that you need to see.

How do I schedule an emergency appointment?

To schedule an Emergency Appointment please call 520-879-6120 and we will work with you to get seen as soon as possible.

What if I have questions or need help with my referral or appointment?

If you have any questions regarding your referral or appointment please call 520-879-6120 and a front desk staff member or a nursing staff member will help you with your referral or appointment.

What can I do if I do not hear anything about a referral I received?

If your provider made a referral for you and you have not received any notification within 2 weeks, please call 520-879-6120 and a front desk staff member or a nursing staff member will help you with referral information.

Who can I talk to about equipment I need?

If you need assistance with any equipment you may need, please call 520-879-6120 and a nursing staff member will assist you with your equipment needs.

Who can I talk to if I need information about my medications?

If you need assistance with your medications for a Specialty Provider please call 520-879-6120 and a nursing staff member will assist you.

How do I know if I need insurance coverage?

When you check in for a Specialty Clinic appointment, our front desk staff member may notify you if you need insurance coverage and assist you in contacting Eligibility Workers to complete an application.

When should I go to Urgent Care?

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When should I go to the Emergency Room?

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