Our Surgeons

Greg Rula, MD, FACS

Greg Rula, MD, FACS

Board Certified General Surgeon


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Office: MESA-All day Tuesday and Thursday AM

Dr. Rula has been in the East Valley practicing general surgery since 1990. He enjoys a broad-based interest in General Surgery, including all types of breast surgery, thyroid, and parathyroid surgery, and hernia repairs. He also has specific training and expertise in advanced minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques for gastroesophageal reflux disease, adrenalectomy and splenectomy.

Procedures Performed & Conditions Treated by Dr. Rula

  • Breast Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Lump & Bumps
  • Hernia Surgery
  • J Tube
  • Port Placement
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • SILS
  • Thyroid Surgery

Professional Affiliations

Medical Education


Mark Runfola, MD, FACS

Mark Runfola, MD, FACS

Board Certified General Surgeon


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Office: MESA-All day Tuesday and Friday AM

Originally from Buffalo, NY, Dr. Runfola studied at the University of Notre Dame and the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine. He received his general surgical training at the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency and then completed a two year fellowship in Surgical Oncology at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York.

Dr. Runfola is Board Certified and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also of Fellow of the Society of Surgical Oncology and a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Procedures Performed & Conditions Treated by Dr. Runfola

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Malignant Diseases of the Colon & Rectum
  • Cancer of the Esophagus
  • Cancer of the Stomach
  • Cancer of the Pancreas
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Breast Disease
  • Breast Cancer
  • Melanoma

Medical Education

Surgical Oncology Fellowship:
Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo NY
Chief Administrative Fellow, Surgical Oncology:
Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo NY

Alvaro Testa Jr., MD, FACS

Alvaro Testa Jr., MD, FACS

Double Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Micro-Surgical Breast Reconstruction Specialist and Cosmetic Surgery


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Office: MESA – Thurs | GILBERT – Tuesday PM

Dr. Testa received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He then attended medical school at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, CO. Dr. Testa then proceeded to complete his General Surgery training at the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency program and then focused his surgical expertise in the field of plastic surgery. He completed his Plastic and Reconstructive surgery training at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.

His interest in plastic and reconstructive surgery stems from his desire to restore form and function in a precise manner that is also aesthetically optimal. Dr. Testa is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery as well as the American Board of Surgery and is an active participant in Maintenance of Certification programs with both organizations.

Procedures Performed & Conditions Treated by Dr. Testa

  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Lift
  • Liposuction
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Botox and Fillers
  • Skin Cancer
  • Facelift
  • Necklift

Professional Affiliations

Medical Education

Medical School:
University of Colorado, School of Medicine
Residency in General Surgery:
Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency
Residency in Plastic Surgery:
Medical University of South Carolina