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Category: Patient Stories

It's really cool and special that my high school faculty and my medical team are doing this for me. It's not the way I planned my graduation, but I'm so grateful for their support and the opportunity to wear my cap and gown and receive my diploma.

Dylen Damico-Rager Cypress, CA

Asleep DBS Patient: ‘It’s Been an Amazing Experience’

Patrick Scott sat in a Barrow exam room exactly two months after his brain surgery with a big smile on his face. “It’s amazing,” said the 67-year-old Scottsdale...

Barrow Patient Enjoying Her ‘New Normal’ After Pituitary Tumor Surgery

Margaret Kerbo isn’t sure how long she had been living with Cushing’s disease before being diagnosed and treated last year. “Nobody knows,” she said. “I look back at...

‘Asleep’ DBS Achieves Comparable Outcomes to ‘Awake’ DBS

Barrow Neurosurgeon Dr. Francisco Ponce says people who undergo “asleep” deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson’s disease or essential tremor appear to have the same improvements in function...

Former Barrow Patient to Host 2nd Stride 4 Spines Run

A competitive distance runner who underwent five surgeries at Barrow after injuring her spine in a cycling accident is hosting a running event to raise money for the...

Driving to Excel Aims Beyond Neurological Rehabilitation

Brenna Bean was 18 years old when she injured her spinal cord in a car accident, leaving her paralyzed from the chest down. But that didn’t stop the...