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    Christina Kwasnica, MD

    Brain Injury Specialist
    Physical Medicine and Neuro-Rehabilitation (602) 406-6304

    Christina Kwasnica, MD, is the medical director of neuro-rehabilitation and the Center for Transitional Neuro-Rehabilitation at Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. She is also the director of brain injury rehabilitation. Dr. Kwasnica is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

    Dr. Kwasnica’s expertise includes physical and neuro-rehabilitation. She also treats patients with complex brain and spinal cord injuries. She is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Academy of Academic Physiatrists, and the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine.

    Dr. Kwasnica received her medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. She also completed her physical medicine and rehabilitation internship and residency at Northwestern University.

    For more information or to request an appointment, please call (602) 406-6304.

    Education & Training
    • Residency, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University, 1995-1999
    • MD, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 1995
    • BA, University of Arizona, Political Science, summa cum laude, 1991
    Professional Memberships
    • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    • American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
    • Academy of Academic Physiatrists
    • American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
    Honors and Awards
    • Sara Baskin Award for Research Excellence, Resident Category, 1999
    • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1991-1995
    • Phi Beta Kappa, 1987-1991
    • Phi Kappa Phi, 1987-1991

    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.