Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Arizona School of Medicine
Catalina Pointe Rheumatology
7520 N. Oracle Rd., Suite 100
Tucson, Az. 85724
Phone for appointment: 520-408-1133
Michael Maricic, M.D. is a rheumatologist and founding member of Catalina Pointe Arthritis and Research Specialists, P.C. in Tucson, Arizona. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona School of Medicine. While at the University of Arizona, Dr. Maricic served as Head of the Section of Rheumatology and as Program Director for both the Internal Medicine Residency and the Rheumatology Fellowship Programs.
He has chaired both the Curriculum Committee and the Graduate Medical Education Advisory Committee. Dr. Maricic has received the Dean’s Teaching Award for Excellence, the Virginia Furrow Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education and was elected AOA by the Medical Student Class. The Internal Medicine Housestaff named him the Outstanding Attending in both 2003 and 2004.
Dr. Maricic is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology and a past Chairman of its Educational Materials and Audiovisual Aids Committees. He is a member of the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, a past member of the National Osteoporosis Foundation Newsletter Editorial Board, past Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Densitometry and currently serves on its Editorial Board.
He has authored over 40 peer-reviewed articles on osteoporosis and rheumatology, numerous chapters, and has co-edited textbooks on “Decision Making in Internal Medicine”, “Clinical Care in the Rheumatic Disease” and “Bone Disease in Rheumatology.”