Gastroenterologist in Tucson, AZ
Dr. Miguel A. Arenas is board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Please see below to learn more about his specialty, medical education, and professional affiliations.
Miguel A. Arenas, MD, Gastroenterologist
Dr. Arenas is the founding member of MGSC. He is native from Peru. Dr Arenas received his medical degree from the San Agustin National University in Arequipa, Peru. Graduating with honors, he went on to pursue his medical training in the United States. After medical school he completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the THMEP-University of Arizona program. Wanting to further specialize, he then completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Arizona in 2007. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is married to a Tucson native Katie Belk-Arenas and they have two children. In his spare time, Dr Arenas enjoys playing the guitar and mandolin, fishing and other outdoor sports. He is active in community events and his son’s schools.
Dr. Arenas performs Endoscopic Ultrasounds (EUS) which allows him obtain images and information about the digestive tract and the surrounding tissue and organs, including the lungs.
Currently accepting new patients
Principal specialty: Gastroenterology
Secondary specialty: Internal Medicine
Academic appointmets: clinical instructor THMEP-UA program
Board certification: Internal medicine 2004, Gastroenterology 2008
In practice since 2007
American College of Gastroenterology
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American College of Physicians
American Medical Association
Honors Patient’s Choice Award 2008
Languages available: Spanish
Jackie L Camargo, FNP-C
As a Tucson native, she has over 14 years of nursing experience in the acute hospital environments at Carondelet and TMC. She earned her MSN and practitioner certification through the University of Phoenix. After graduating with honors, Jackie became nationally certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has a passion for gastroenterology, weight loss, and overall well-being. She eventually opened her own weight loss clinic, ADP Medical Services, with her growing passion to provide preventative health care. Successfully in practice for almost 4 years, she continues to grow in all aspects of health care to benefit her clients. Jackie is married to Tucson native Pablo Camargo Jr. They have three children ,twins, Dominic and Arianna, and their youngest son, Pablo. In her spare time , Jackie enjoys bike riding and watching her children play baseball. She is very involved in family activities.
Claire Ghanooni is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner
She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Arizona, and received her Masters of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Phoenix. Prior to Mesquite Gastroenterology she worked in medical weight loss and trauma intensive care. Her favorite part of medicine is seeing patient's symptoms improve throughout the treatment process. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the Southern Arizona Nurse Practitioner Society, and Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing. In her spare time she enjoys fitness classes at Orange Theory, salsa dancing, and interior design.
Cindy Chang, Nurse Practitioner
Cindy is a native of Tucson, Az. She attended the University of Arizona earning a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology (BS). She has degrees in Nursing from Pima College (LPN & ADN), Northern Arizona University (BSN), and The University of Phoenix (MSN). She graduated Summa Cum Laude “with highest distinction" in her programs.
As a member of Southern Arizona Advanced Practice Nurse- Nurse Practitioner Society, she is passionate about practicing evidence-based medicine with a belief that health is a state of physical, mental, and social well-being. Prior to Mesquite Gastroenterology, she worked in the hospital setting and physical rehabilitation facilities.
In her free time she enjoys cooking, gardening, furniture restoration, and spending time outdoors with her Husband and young Sons.