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Industry Overview

With an array of leading healthcare institutions, Scottsdale is one of the country’s premier healthcare centers and includes numerous organizations in the patient care delivery, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and managed healthcare sectors.

Clinical research is a priority of Scottsdale’s key anchor organizations such as the Mayo Clinic and HonorHealth Virginia G. Piper Cancer Institute and HonorHealth Research Institute.

Top Local Firms

Virginia Piper Cancer Center

HonorHealth’s Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center provides personalized cancer care and is known for its innovative combination of community oncology services, academic medicine and genomic cancer research.

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education for people from all walks of life. The clinical practice is focused on adult specialty care in multiple medical and surgical disciplines.

HonorHealth Neurology

HonorHealth neurology provides treatment for all neurologic conditions such as ALS, Multiple Sclerosis, Epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, Peripheral Neuropathy, and more.


Cereset uses sensors placed on the scalp to translate the brain’s patterns to a computer. The computer identifies where imbalances exist, as well as where common brain rhythms exist between the two hemispheres. The computer then quickly sends a sound, reflecting the brain’s dominant frequency when it is read. The brain will respond again and again to the frequency and rhythm common to both hemispheres and self-balances.

CVS Health

A leading health solutions company, delivering care in ways no one else can by taking on many of the country’s pressing healthcare needs by understanding and acting on what consumers want and need – personalized and people-centered care.

Magellan Health

Magellan Health, Inc. is a leader in managing the fastest growing, most complex areas of health, including special populations, complete pharmacy benefits and other specialty areas of healthcare. Magellan supports innovative ways of accessing better health through technology, while remaining focused on the critical personal relationships that are necessary to achieve a healthy, vibrant life. Magellan’s customers include health plans and other managed care organizations.

Translational Drug Development (TD2)

As an oncology CRO (contract research organization) dedicated to precision medicine, Translational Drug Development (TD2) works with innovative biotech and pharma companies to bring rare cancer treatments to patients as quickly as possible.

Banner Behavioral Health Hospital

For more than 30 years, Banner Behavioral Health Hospital has provided a nationally recognized behavioral health care program for psychiatric, behavioral health or chemical dependency challenges. Banner Behavioral Health Hospital in Scottsdale provides behavioral and mental health treatment programs for adults and teens in inpatient and outpatient settings.

Primus Pharmaceuticals

Primus Pharmaceuticals is the first and only company specializing in prescription medical nutrition. Primus products are designed to meet the needs of specific chronic diseases and are used under physician supervision. Primus develops its products with scientific and clinical data published in respected peer-reviewed scientific, medical and clinical nutrition journals.

Sonoran Biosciences

Sonoran Biosciences is a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company developing sustained release formulations for the treatment of postoperative pain and prevention of surgical site infection.

Top Industry Firms

Source: 2020 Maricopa Association of Governments Employer Database
Company Location Type Employees Type
HonorHealth Headquarters 4,968 Hospitals
Mayo Clinic Branch 1,562 Ambulatory Health Care Services
Vi Branch 433 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
Vitalant Branch 430 Ambulatory Health Care Services
Matrix Medical Network Branch 312 Ambulatory Health Care Services
Banner Health Branch 278 Hospitals
Plaza Healthcare Inc Single Location 275 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
Five Star Senior Living Branch 270 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
Sonora Quest Laboratories Branch 219 Ambulatory Health Care Services
Scottsdale Village Square Branch 200 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities