Bruce E. Stewart, MD, has been appointed assistant professor in the University of Arizona Department of Surgery Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. With more than 20 years experience in medical and surgical treatments for conditions of the ear, nose and throat, Dr. Stewart provides full-time clinical care for pediatric and adult patients at The University of Arizona Medical Center — South Campus.
Dr. Stewart offers a full range of medical and surgical services for head and neck disorders and diseases to patients of all ages, from newborn infants to seniors, including comprehensive care of sinonasal disorders, hearing loss and chronic ear disease, obstructive sleep apnea and masses of the thyroid, head and neck.
A descendant of an Arizona pioneer family, Dr. Stewart was born and raised in Tucson. He received both his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and medical degree from the UA, where he also received the Lange Award for Academic Excellence. He completed residency training in otolaryngology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
Dr. Stewart previously was in private practice in Tucson, serving patients at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
Dr. Stewart serves on the board of directors of the Adult Loss of Hearing Association (ALOHA), a nonprofit support and advocacy organization that provides hearing loss services for hard of hearing or deaf adults. Dr. Stewart is the immediate past president of ALOHA and leads the “Let’s Loop Tucson,” an ongoing project to promote “looping,” a technology to help hearing aid users in public places.
“Dr. Stewart is an experienced general otolaryngologist who has been serving the Tucson community for the past 20 years,” said Alexander Chiu, MD, chief, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. “We are very excited to offer ENT services to The University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus and southern Tucson community.”
“The addition of Dr. Stewart is part of the Department of Surgery’s continued commitment to expand surgical services, including ENT, and provide more high-quality care to patients at The University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus,” said Rainer W.G. Gruessner, MD, chair, UA Department of Surgery.