The University of Arizona
Department of Surgery

Narong Kulvatunyou, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Medical Director, Surgical/Trauma IMC

Contact Information

Trauma: PO Box 245063; Tucson, AZ 85724-5063
Arizona Health Science Center: 1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Office Room Number
Office Phone
(520) 626-5056
Office Fax
(520) 626-5016

Practice Locations

Patient Appointments
(520) 694-6144
The University of Arizona Medical Center - University Campus Surgery, Multi-specialty, 1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson AZ 85724
Clinic Fax
Fax: (520) 694-6101
The University of Arizona Medical Center - University Campus


Clinical Specialties

Emergency Surgery
Critical Care
Acute Care
General Surgery

Board Certification
American Board of Surgery, Re-certification, October 2009
Board Certification
American Board of Surgery, Re-certification of Added Qualification in Surgical Critical Care, 2010
Board Certification
American College of Surgery, Certificate for Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET), May 2012


MD: 1994, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
1994-99, General Surgery, NY Methodist-Cornell University Hospital
1999-00, Surgical Critical Care, University of Massachusetts
2000-01, Research Fellowship, University of Minnesota


  • The bio-mechanism of blunt traumatic injury, in particular a cervical spine injury. 
  • The changing role of pigtail catheter in chest wall trauma. 
  • Pathophysiology and outcome of acute appendicitis. 
  • Diagnosis and outcome of small bowel obstruction. 


Patient Information