James A. Gunn, M.D.
Dr. James Gunn is an Arizona native and long-time resident of Mesa. He attended Arizona State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Biology and a minor in Spanish. Dr. Gunn earned his medical degree from La Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara. After a pre-internship program in New Rochelle, through New York Medical College, Dr. Gunn went on complete his Family Medicine residency at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. He was pleased to join Mesa Family Physicians in August of 2013.
A second-generation physician, Dr. Gunn exemplifies the qualities of a good medical practitioner. As a resident, Dr. Gunn was the two-time winner of the Bedside Manner Award, the recipient of the 2013 STFM Resident Educator of the Year Award, as well as Resident of the Year 2013. Having served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Argentina, and attended medical school in Guadalajara, Mexico, Dr. Gunn speaks Spanish at near-native fluency. Adventurous in nature, Dr. Gunn is a volunteer with the Phoenix Chapter of the Flying Samaritans and has fulfilled several medical missions as both a physician and a translator; including the Haiti earthquake relief efforts in 2010.
Dr. Gunn currently resides in Gilbert with his beautiful wife Kelli and three little girls, Claire, Charlotte, and Alice. He enjoys the outdoors, sports, traveling and spending time with his family.