Kevin Tulipana



President, City of Hope Phoenix

Dr. Kevin Tulipana, a Hospitalist and President of City of Hope Phoenix, is dedicated to providing compassionate, patient-centered care. An ordained deacon with the Catholic Church, Dr. Tulipana is finely tuned to both the physical and spiritual needs of his patients.

Dr. Tulipana earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. He completed his Doctor of Osteopathy degree at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery. From 2000 to 2003, he was a resident in Family Practice at Mercy/Mayo Family Medical Center, serving as chief resident from 2002 to 2003.

From 2003 to 2010, Dr. Tulipana provided family medical care at a large regional medical center in Missouri. He then served as Hospitalist at a large health-care facility in Oklahoma. During his career, Dr. Tulipana has also held several administrative positions focused on quality improvement, innovation and other aspects of patient care. He joined City of Hope in January 2015.

Dr. Tulipana is Board Certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine. He is a fellow of the Society of Hospital Medicine and on the adjunct faculty at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine. In 2018, he earned a Master of Science degree in Bioethics from the University of Mary in Bismark, North Dakota. 

Outside of City of Hope, Dr. Tulipana enjoys spending time with his wife and eight children, assisting his wife with homeschooling, vocal music, woodworking, hunting and photography.