Dr. John Bean is a board-certified pediatrician with over 25 years of experience in pediatric medicine. He has extensive experience and training in pediatric medicine, medical group and hospital administration.

dr.-bean-AHis experiences and observations have served to solidify his commitment to the ongoing improvement of medical care through research and education. Dr. Bean received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. In 1975 he moved to Tucson, Arizona to begin his pediatric residency at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine. Dr. Bean was appointed Pediatric Chief Resident in 1978. He has served as a Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Pediatrics at the U of A, College of Medicine and has been referenced in several pediatric health publications.

Upon completing his residency Dr. Bean joined Group Health Medical Centers (GHMA), a large multi-specialty physician group. During his 18 year tenure at GHMA he practiced pediatric medicine and served as Associate Medical Director of Medical Affairs from October 1988 to January of 1995. The knowledge and experience he acquired in his years with GHMA led to his appointment as Medical Director of the Physicians Services Division of Health Partners of Southern Arizona/TMC Healthcare. He served as Medical Director from January of 1995 through May of 1998. He then joined Carondelet Heath Network as Vice President of Medical Affairs and served in that capacity until March of 2004.

Dr. Bean returned to pediatric private practice “his first love” in January of 2005. He is passionate about using his extensive experience and knowledge to empower and partner with parents as they endeavor to raise healthy, happy children.

Dr. Bean has many interests and hobbies. He has served as Chairman of the Board for Tucson Centers for Women & Children and New Parents Network.  Dr. Bean serves as Section Head for the Pediatric Department at Northwest Medical Center and is a member of the hospital Quality Committee.  He is an active member of his church and men’s Bible study. Dr. Bean loves the outdoors and enjoys scuba diving, hunting, fishing and hiking with his wife Kathleen and their children Justin and Samantha.