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Meet the Mesa Location Team

Stuart-TurnanskyStuart Turnansky, MD in Mesa

Stuart is a Wisconsin native, having grown up in Whitefish Bay. He graduated from medical school at the University of California-Irvine, then focused his postgraduate studies on physical medicine, which included physical therapy.

After moving to the Valley of the Sun 20 years ago, Stuart continued his work as a family practice doctor. His interest grew in the area of conservative physical therapy methods and relief of musculoskeletal pain. He joined the staff of CITY Health Services, and is proud to work at a practice that emphasizes integration and produces positive results for patients. As Stuart says, “A lot of people do what we do, but we do it better.”

Stuart and his family, including his wife and two college-age children, live in Phoenix. Both children participate in college athletics. His wife teaches preschool. Stuart enjoys swimming, bicycling, and reading.


Noel Arce, PA-C, Mesa Physician Assistant

Noel earned a master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California, and has been a Physician Assistant in Arizona since 2004. He has worked in both clinic and hospital settings in areas including orthopedics, urology, family practice, and internal medicine.

In addition to his passion for health care, Noel also plays the piano. He holds a master’s degree in Music from the University of Kansas, where he studied as a Fulbright Scholar. He and his wife have two children, and he enjoys traveling and hiking.

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