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Awards & Honors

4.5 Stars Three Years in a Row
Cigna Medical Group is the group practice for Cigna's Arizona Medicare Advantage plan. Cigna is the only plan that has been awarded the highest Overall CMS Star Rating for Arizona of 4.5 out of 5 stars three years in a row.1 To learn more about why star rating is so important in a Medicare plan, please click here





National Committee for Quality Assurance Awards (NCQA)

We Are A Patient Centered Medical Home.
Highest level of recognition from the NCQA for meeting national quality standards for Physician Practice Connections (PPC) - Patient Centered Medical HomeTM. Cigna Medical Group is the first multi-specialty group medical practice in Arizona to receive this recognition and it applies to all of our Cigna Medical Group health care centers in the Phoenix metro area.
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Diabetic Physician Recognition

Honorees of the Diabetic Physician Recognition program by the NCQA and the American Diabetes Association. These physicians meet specific standards of care associated with high-quality outcomes among diabetics.

  • Laura Adler, MD
  • James Anderson,MD
  • Jason Angle, MD
  • Zeenat Ara, MD
  • Haim Bartall, MD
  • Stanley Bennett, MD
  • Napoleon Bravo, MD
  • M. Angeli Del Mundo, MD
  • Tamara Djurisic, MD
  • Mitchell Gadow, MD
  • Theresa Getz, PA
  • Anuneet Haas, MD
  • Susan Hallman, MD
  • Saquib Hamid, MD
  • Ellen Hand, MD
  • Paul Ingraham, MD
  • Dreana Janssen, DO
  • Sudha Kamineni, MD
  • Thomas Kasbeer, PA
  • Edward Kay, MD
  • Majaz Khan, DO
  • Bradley Lawrence, MD
  • Shel-don Legarreta, MD

  • Thomas Lyon, MD
  • Sujit Magiyawala, MD
  • Dean Martin, MD
  • Isaac Martinez, MD
  • Manisha Nerkar, MD
  • Shantilal Patel, MD
  • Meera Pathare, MD
  • Madhavi Pesari, MD
  • Brian Peterson, MD
  • Pallavi Purohit, MD
  • Douglas Ray, MD
  • Amjad Riaz, MD
  • Erlinda Rodriquez, MD
  • Patrick Roscetti, MD
  • Parwin Sadaat, MD
  • Diane Shuck, MD
  • George Sibley, MD
  • Richard Suan, MD
  • Sheila Sudhakar, MD
  • George Ting, MD
  • Terry Turner, MD
  • Ruta Wakharkar, MD
 

Healthcare Centers that are recognized by the NCQA:

  • Chandler Medical Office
  • CJ Harris Multi-Specialty Center
  • Deer Valley Medical Office
  • Gilbert Medical Office
  • Paradise Valley Multi-Specialty Center
  • Paseo Multi-Specialty Center
  • Phoenix Central Multi-Specialty Center
  • San Tan Medical Office
  • Scottsdale Medical Office
  • South Mountain Medical Office
  • Sun City Multi-Specialty Center
  • Sun City West Medical Office
  • Superstition Springs Medical Office
  • Tempe Medical Office

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Heart/Stroke Recognition

Honorees of the Heart/Stroke Recognition Program, NCQA and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to recognize physicians who have met the highest standards of quality in the area of heart and stroke care.

  • Paul Ingraham, MD
  • Sudha Kamineni, MD
  • Thomas Kasbeer, PA-C
  • Simrat Kaur, MD
  • Edward Kay, MD
  • Holger Kranich, MD
  • Bradley Lawrence, MD
  • Shel-don Legarreta, MD
  • Thomas Lyon, MD
  • Samuel Magazu, MD
  • Sujit Magiyawala, MD
  • Dean Martin, MD
  • Isaac Martinez, MD
  • Manisha Nerkar, MD
  • Shantilal Patel, MD
  • Meera Pathare, MD
  • Madhavi Pesari, MD
  • Brian Peterson, MD
  • Pallavi Purohit, MD
  • Hala Kabubakr, MD
  • Peter Adams, PA
  • Laura Adler, MD
  • Parul Agarwal, MD
  • Richard Alm, MD
  • James Anderson, MD
  • Jason Angle, MD

  • Zeenat Ara, MD
  • Haim Bartall, MD
  • Stanley Bennett, MD
  • Napoleon Bravo, MD
  • Peter Choi, MD
  • M. Angeli Del Mundo, MD
  • Tamara Djurisic, MD
  • Edward Dubrow, MD
  • Mitchell Gadow, MD
  • Theresa Getz, PA
  • Anuneet Haas, MD
  • Susan Hallman, MD
  • Ellen Hand, MD
  • Douglas Ray, MD
  • Amjad Riaz, MD
  • Erlinda Rodriquez, MD
  • Patrick Roscetti, MD
  • Gloria Rugg, PA
  • Parwin Sadaat, MD
  • Sheila Sudhakar, MD
  • Marichu Sy, MD
  • George Ting, MD
  • Giuseppe Byron Torres, MD
  • Terry Turner, MD
  • Ruta Wakharkar, MD
  • Ruth Wood, NP

Healthcare Centers that are recognized by the NCQA:

  • Chandler Medical Office
  • Gilbert Medical Office
  • North Valley Medical Office
  • Palm Valley Medical Office
  • Paradise Valley Multi-Specialty Center
  • Paseo Multi-Specialty Center
  • Phoenix Central Multi-Specialty Center
  • San Tan Medical Office
  • Scottsdale Medical Office
  • South Mountain Medical Office
  • Sun City Multi-Specialty Center
  • Sun City West Medical Office
  • Superstition Springs Medical Office
  • Westridge Medical Office

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The Arizona Partnership for Immunization - Dr. Daniel T. Cloud Outstanding Practice Award

Cigna Medical Group (CMG) has been honored by The Arizona Partnership for Immunization (TAPI) with the organization's annual "Dr. Daniel T. Cloud Outstanding Practice Award." Cigna Medical Group was recognized for its leadership and excellence in immunizing Arizona children - reaching 90 percent coverage levels. Cigna Medical Group has received this award for eighth consecutive years. Read more





Health Care Leadership Awards (HCLA)

Winner - AZ Business Magazine Health Care Leadership Award - Institutional or Educational Program, in the Institutional or Educational Program category. Our Home-Based Care Program was created in 2004 specifically to help patients who were not returning to their doctor after a hospital visit. This was an important gap that needed to be filled and our Population Health Management team has been providing the Home-Based Care Program ever since.

The program has a team of physicians, PAs, NPs, LPNs and social workers who visit patients in their homes to provide medical care.They monitor vital signs, provide treatment, review patient prescriptions, help them take medications, evaluate nutritional needs and more.And all activity is recorded in the Electronic Health Record, available to the primary care physician.Since the program started, there has been a 30 percent decrease in acute hospital admissions.


Finalist in Arizona Business Magazine's "2010 HealthCare Leadership Award" for Cigna Medical Group's Chronic Health Improvement Program.


Winner of Arizona Business Magazine's "2008 HealthCare Leadership Award" for Cigna Medical Group's Diabetes Self-Management program

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