As a general surgeon in Tucson, Dr. Mordechai Twena performs surgical procedures to treat conditions affecting the abdomen and related structures, like hernias or tumors.

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Mordechai F. Twena, M.D.  

Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. Mordechai F. Twena is accepting new patients at this office.


(520) 731-1933


5659 East Grant, Tucson, AZ 85712

Office Details

Doctor Specialties General Surgery & Vascular Surgery
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty General Surgery
Hospital Affiliation
  • Tucson Medical Center
Languages Spoken English

Insurance Accepted  

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Aetna QHP
  • Ambetter
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Medical Securities
  • Amerigroup
  • Ameriprise
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Champva
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Empire Blue Cross
  • First Health
  • GHI
  • Great West Health Care
  • Hartford
  • Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • Health Partners
  • Healthnet
  • Mailhandlers
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Pacificare
  • Secure Horizons
  • Tricare
  • Tricare for Life
  • Triwest
  • United American
  • United Healthcare

About Dr. Twena
Dr. Twena


Dr. Mordechai Twena graduated from Ben Gurion University of the Negev Faculty of Health Sciences in 1990 before completing a residency in General Surgery at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD in 1998.

Dr. Twena has one office in Arizona where he specializes in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery.


Conditions Treated 

  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Femoral Hernia
  • Hemorrhoid Problems
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Problems
  • Venous Ulcers on Legs
  • Ventral Hernia

Services & Procedures

  • Carotid Artery Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Hernia Repairs
  • Intestinal Surgery
  • Laser Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Nerve and Muscle Biopsies
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Removal of Skin Lesions
  • Robotic, Laparoscopic and Open Surgeries
  • Thyroidectomy

Education & Training  

Medical School


  • Union Memorial HospitalBaltimore, MD
    Residency in General Surgery • 1998

  • Loma Linda University Medical CenterLoma Linda, CA
    Residency in Vascular Surgery • 1999

Hospital Affiliations

  • Tucson Medical Center
  • Carondelet Health Network

Languages Spoken  

  • English

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