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Category: Patient Stories

I was nervous about the surgery, but I just felt I was in good hands. Dr. Porter is an extremely great doctor. ... I thought everybody took great care of me."

Jim McLean Coral Gables, FL

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...

Woman Recovers after Cavernous Malformation Surgery at Barrow

A Kansas City woman has made a remarkable recovery and returned home after traveling to Phoenix for a complex and risky brain surgery to remove two rare lesions....

DBS Helps Parkinson’s Patient Walk, Talk Again

Parkinson’s disease made Kevin Tucker stutter and robbed him of his ability to walk. A Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) procedure at Barrow Neurological Institute’s Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center...

Barrow Patient Shares Story for Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month

Like many other 20-year-olds, Sarah Woolworth balances college classes with a part-time job, enjoys a good Netflix binge, and listens to Taylor Swift songs. “When season three of...

Barrow Neuro-Rehab Goes International

Julie Stendal is back snowboarding on the slopes in Norway, after a life changing surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. She had a rare, dangerous growth...