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Category: Patient Stories

If I hadn’t been in this place in the care of Dr. Albuquerque, with his expertise and skill, I might still be struggling to find out what’s wrong with me.

Mark Barrett Phoenix

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...

30-Year-Old Has Surgery at Barrow After Brain Tumor Found by Mistake

Jordan Lawley lay motionless in the MRI machine for half an hour while it scanned his head and neck. He wasn’t expecting it to find anything unusual. After...

Argentina Woman Travels to Barrow for Spinal Cavernoma Surgery

Eleven days after submitting her daughter’s medical information to Barrow neurosurgeons through the institute’s online Second Opinion Program, Teresa de Stefano of Argentina received what she called “magic...

Barrow Neuro-Rehabilitation Patient Walking After Plane Crash

A 20-year-old Phoenix man is making an amazing recovery and is walking again after sustaining critical injuries, including a traumatic brain injury, from a plane crash that occurred...

St. Louis Teen Recovers from “Inoperable” Spinal Tumor at Barrow

(PHOENIX – Dec.18, 2018) – Neurosurgeons at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix have successfully removed a rare and complex spinal lesion from a 17-year-old St. Louis girl, eliminating...