No. 1 CA-CIV 4914.

130 Ariz. 164 (1981)

634 P.2d 976

Lila Eleanor REISWIG, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. ST. JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER, an Arizona corporation, and Joseph C. White, Jr. and Jane Doe White, his wife, Defendants-Appellees.

Court of Appeals of Arizona, Division 1, Department B.

Rehearing Denied September 30, 1981.

Review Denied October 20, 1981.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Martori, Meyer, Hendricks & Victor by Thomas H. Curzon, Andrew D. Hurwitz, R. Douglas Dalton, Phoenix, for plaintiff-appellant.

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon by Robert L. Johnson, and Fennemore, Craig, von Ammon & Udall by J. Gregory Osborne, Phoenix, for defendants-appellees.



This appeal raises the issue of whether a private hospital's requirement that trainees in cardiovascular surgery possess 48 months of allopathic (M.D.) general surgery residency is unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious when applied to the plaintiff, an osteopathic physician. Corollary to this inquiry the court must determine the extent of judicial review of private hospital regulations.

This action was instituted by plaintiff...

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