Dr. Cortesi


Susan Cortesi, MD, FACS

Susan Cortesi, MD, is highly regarded in general surgery.  She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American College of Phlebology.

A proud native of Arizona, Dr. Cortesi graduated cum laude from Arizona State University with a BS in psychology in 1986, then continued on to the University of Arizona College of Medicine, serving her internship and residency in general surgery at the Maricopa Medical Center, 1990-1995.

Dr. Cortesi is a partner at Advanced Surgical Associates, an active community general surgery practice.  Advocating for personal responsibility and wellness, Dr. Cortesi believes in empowering her patients in prevention, wellness and integrative care.  With the desire to serve others, she participated in a 10-week medical mission in the highlands of Papua New Guinea.

Dr. Cortesi is the mother of three teenage children ranging from 14 to 18 years of age, and enjoys her free time pursuing Shotokan Karate, Zumba, yoga, hiking, cooking, and audio books.


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