Joseph DeVitis, MD

General Surgeon

Southwestern Surgery Associates

Participating in most major health care plans, Dr. DeVitis is accepting new patients. He is associated with Tucson Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital.

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Dr. DeVitis is originally from Seattle, Washington. Dr. DeVitis completed his undergraduate degree in Chemistry at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. After completion of his medical degree at St. George’s University, Dr. DeVitis’ surgical training took place at Spectrum Health/Michigan State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has a passion for taking care of the entire patient, which inspired him to complete a fellowship in Surgical Critical Care prior to starting at Arizona Community Specialists.

Dr. DeVitis is board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He has mentored many junior residents and medical students while in training and plans to continue educating student doctors while in practice. He is a current Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) instructor as well.

Dr. DeVitis was drawn to Tucson to be closer to his parents and siblings who reside in the area. He has specific interests in large hernia repairs, abdominal wall reconstruction, minimally invasive surgery, and robotic assisted surgery. In his spare time, he enjoys many activities including, hiking, road/mountain biking, climbing, exploring everything Tucson has to offer, and travel.

Participating in most major health care plans, Dr. DeVitis is accepting new patients. He is associated with Tucson Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital


  • “Dr.Devitis was absolutely amazing, went above and beyond jumping through hoops to get him in the OR as soon as possible.”

Certifications and Memberships

Insurances accepted

AARP Medicare Complete HMO
AARP Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna HMO, PPO, EPO, Select, Banner
Aetna Medicare
Alignment Health Medicare Advantage (Amerivantage Caremore)
American Indian Health - AHCCCS
Amerigroup/Amerivantage - Caremore
Amerigroup P3 Health Partners
AZ Complete Health - Complete Care Plan - AHCCCS
AZ Complete Health - Ambetter
Banner University Family Care - AHCCCS
Banner University LTC - AHCCCS
Banner UFC Medicare Advantage - AHCCCS
BCBS Neighborhood Plan
BCBS Federal/Anthem/SW Services
BCBS Medicare/P3/Pathway: M2K/M3V
BCBS Medicare Journey: M3P
Bright Health Plan
Cigna Medicare
Golden Rule - UHC One
Humana HMO, POS, Choice
Humana Medicare
Medicare Part A&B
Medicare RailRoad
Mercy Care ALTCS and DDD - AHCCCS
Mercy Care Medicare Advantage - AHCCCS
Meritain ASBAIT
SCAN Desert Health
Tricare HealthNet Prim/Select
UHC Community Plan - AHCCCS
UHC Dual Complete Medicare - AHCCCS
UHC Choice/Plus/Options PPO
UHC Navigate
UHC Medicare Complete HMO
UHC MC Life1 Optum Care
TriWest VAPC3-VA
Wellcare by AHCCCS
Wellcare by Allwell
Workers Comp - all carriers

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