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Category: Patient Stories

I’m very thankful for Dr. Laura Snyder and very thankful for Barrow. Having the surgery done and feeling how I feel today, it’s just priceless.

Hope Terry Phoenix

Patient With Spinal Hemangioma Has Life-Altering Treatment at Barrow

“Be strong and fight.” Andy Scholl heard those four words from his father before going into surgery, and they became his mantra throughout recovery. The 37-year-old was active...

Father, Daughter Undergo Cavernous Malformation Surgeries at Barrow

A Mesa, Ariz., family is looking forward to celebrating Valentine’s Day after a father and his daughter have made remarkable recoveries following complex brain surgeries to remove the...

Tucson Woman Walking Thanks to Thoracic Disc Herniation Surgery

Rebecca Lester had two options: undergo a risky spine surgery with a 50 percent chance of paralysis, or do nothing and lose her ability to walk anyway. “It...

California Woman Has Surgery for Complex Brain Aneurysm at Barrow

A neurosurgeon at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix has successfully removed a complex brain aneurysm from a 34-year-old Burbank, California woman who was facing paralysis and possibly death....

Mexico City Student Travels to Barrow for Cavernous Malformation Surgery

When Constanza Giesemann began suffering painful headaches, the active university student chalked it up to stress at first. It turned out to be much more serious, requiring her...