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Arizona Research Center

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Arizona Research Center

Arizona Research Center shares facilities with Phoenix Orthopaedic Surgeons, Valley Surgical Center and an established podiatry practice.

Arizona Research Center’s 24,000 square foot facility includes:

• 14 fully-equipped examination rooms
• 22 in-patient rooms
• 5 Monitor rooms with high-speed internet connections & telephones
• Radiology services
• Laboratory services
• Conference room
• Gynecological room
• IV Infusion and Assessment room
• Double-locked drug room: Ambient & Refrigerated
• Break room, reception area
• Secure storage for CRFs & Source Documents
• Back-up Generator
• Locked Medical Storage Cabinet


• -70°C Freezer
• -20°C Freezer
• Refrigerated & ambient centrifuge
• Incubators
• ECG machines
• Vitals machines
• Dry ice for shipping
• Crash carts, Fully equipped
• Radiology: Ultrasound & X-Ray
• Infusion Pumps
• Off site capabilities: Biopsy, Nerve Conduction, Eye Exams,
Advanced Imaging: MRI, CT, DXA, Venography

Valley Surgical Center is a state-licensed Ambulatory Surgical Center is located on the first floor of our facility at 15601 N. 28th. Avenue, Suite 101, Phoenix, Arizona 85053, adjacent to Arizona Research Center’s inpatient unit, allowing for optimal transition and continuity of care of patients from surgery to research.

Valley Surgical Center Capabilities
• 2 class “C” operating rooms
• 5 PACU bays
• Diagnostic treatment room
• Preoperative room
• State licensed C-Arm
• Sterilization


Demographic Data

  • Start year clinical research1997
  • Phases of clinical studiesPhase I, Phase II, Phase III, Phase IV
  • Types of studiesBiologics, Drugs, Medical Devices, Nutraceuticals, Vaccines
  • PopulationsChild 2-10 yrs, Adolescent 11-17 yrs, Adult 18-64 yrs, Senior 65 yrs and over
  • Type of siteFreestanding
  • # of employees involved in research20-40
  • # of investigators3+
  • Number of studies last year20
  • Days openMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Extended office hoursYes
  • Overnight facilitiesYes
  • Dry iceYes
  • Blinded pharmacistYes
  • Dedicated monitoring spaceYes
  • Internet access for the monitorYes
  • Onsite laboratoryYes
  • Central laboratoryYes
  • Infusion capabilityYes
  • Shipping optionsFedEx, UPS, DHL
  • Contact for regulatory documentsRegulatory Department
  • Regulatory phone number602-773-3038
  • # of days to turn around regulatory documents5-7 days
  • Type of IRB used by this siteCentral
  • Appropriate storage facilities for productYes
  • Able to appropriately store Schedule II drugsYes
  • # days to turn around budget and contract2 weeks