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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 to travel to Phoenix for a rare…

DBS Surgery Provides New Hope for Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

Inclusion Criteria for the ADvance II study: At least 65 years old Mild Alzheimer’s disease On a stable dose of cholinesterase inhibitor 60 days prior to consent (donepezil, galantamine, and rivastigmine) Available caregiver Participant must…

Dr. Lawton Removes Cavernous Malformation from Ohio Man’s Brainstem

A small business owner in Ohio is back to work just weeks after undergoing lifesaving brain surgery to remove a large malformation on his brainstem at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. “I’m blessed to…

Dr. Francisco Ponce Celebrates 1000th DBS Surgery

Barrow Neurological Institute neurosurgeon Francisco Ponce, MD, has reached an impressive surgical milestone, performing his 1,000th groundbreaking Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) procedure for a Parkinson’s patient who traveled to Barrow in Phoenix from Reno. Dr….

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Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premier destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.