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    Bill Jacobsen, MD

    Neuromuscular Diseases (602) 406-6262

    Bill Jacobsen, MD, is a neurologist in the Gregory W. Fulton ALS and Neuromuscular Disease Center and an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology. He is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Dr. Jacobsen’s expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), spinal muscular atrophy, and muscular dystrophy. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the Peripheral Nerve Society.

    Dr. Jacobsen earned his medical degree from the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha. He completed his neurology residency and a fellowship in ALS and neuromuscular diseases at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix.

    Dr. Jacobsen’s research interests include novel treatments for ALS and muscular dystrophy and the use of artificial intelligence for the diagnosis and prognosis of ALS.

    Education & Training
    • Fellowship, Barrow Neurological Institute, ALS and Neuromuscular Diseases, 2018-2020
    • Residency, Barrow Neurological Institute, Neurology, 2014-2018
    • MD, Creighton University, School of Medicine, 2014
    • BS, Creighton University, Biology, 2008
    Professional Memberships
    • American Academy of Neurology
    • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
    • Peripheral Nerve Society
    Honors and Awards
    • Golden Apple, Creighton University, 2018
    • Phi Sigma Biological Sciences Honor Society, Creighton University, 2008

    About Barrow Neurological Institute
    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.