Meet the Doctors
Joy Schechtman D.O.

Dr Schechtman is the head of SunValley Arthritis Center, Ltd. She is board certified in Rheumatology and a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatologists. She has been in private practice since 1985 and in the Valley area since 1987.

She is an Associate Professor with Midwestern University and former Chief of Staff of Arrowhead Hospital.

Dr. Schechtman Graduated from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1980.  Her Rheumatology Fellowship was at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio from 1983-85.

Dr. Schechtman was voted Top Doctor in Rheumatology for 2012 and 2013 by Phoenix Magazine.

Jack Tuber D.O. 

Dr. Tuber fulfilled his medical school training at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Following internship in Dayton, Ohio, he completed an internal medicine residency at both Doctors Hospital, Columbus Ohio and Richmond Heights General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio. He is board certified in internal medicine. Following fellowship training in pulmonary diseases at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Currently Midwestern College of Osteopathic Medicine-Chicago), he became board certified in pulmonary diseases of the chest.


Currently, he is a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists and member of the American Osteopathic Association, Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association and the Maricopa County Medical Society. He has been a prior Fellow in the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Lung Association. Dr. Tuber’s current medical interests are in nutrition, nutraceutical supplementation and the ill-health effects of a modern western diet. He has been the director of clinical research at SunValley Arthritis Center, Ltd. since 1998.


Extracurricular activities include active participation in the Sierra Club’s Arizona Chapter Energy Task Force and is a Sierra Club representative on Maricopa County’s Bridging Climate Change and Public Health Strategic Plan Committee, a member of Physicians for Social Responsibility and the Union of Concerned Scientists among many other groups. He enjoys reading, hiking and is an avid music listener.