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  • Frederick Marciano, MD, PhD

    Frederick Marciano, MD, PhD

    Neurosurgeon (480) 425-8004

    Frederick Marciano, MD, PhD, is a general neurosurgeon with expertise in the management of a variety of disorders of the brain and spine. He uses the latest technologies and techniques, including microneurosurgery, computer navigation, stereotactic radiosurgery, and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Marciano is the director of neurosciences for Honor Health, a five hospital system in Phoenix and Scottsdale, and also serves as chairman of neurological surgery at Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center.

    Dr. Marciano received his B.S. degree with high honors from Hobart College in Geneva, New York, where he developed his interest in neuroscience. It was this experience that lead to a M.S. and a doctorate in neuroanatomy from the University of Rochester School of Medicine in New York. His research emphasis was on the use of tissue transplants for the treatment of brain and spinal cord injuries.

    Dr. Marciano received his doctorate of medicine from Albany Medical College of Union University in New York where he graduated cum laude with distinction in research. His neurosurgical residency was completed at the Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix.  He has published numerous basic science and clinical neurosurgery articles and chapters. Dr. Marciano is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

    Dr. Marciano served 22 years in the military and treated soldiers injured in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

    Please call (480) 425-8004 to request an appointment with Dr. Marciano.

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    Professional Memberships
    • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
    • Arizona Neurosurgical Society
    • Arizona Medical Association
    • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
    • Joint Section on Spinal Disorders, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
    • Maricopa County Medical Society
    Honors and Awards
    • Top Doc, Phoenix Magazine, 2008-2015
    • Warrior Citizen Award, 2010
    • Army Achievement Medal (2 Awards), 2003-2006
    • National Defense Service Medal, 2008
    • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, 2003
    • Army Service Ribbon
    • Overseas Service Ribbon, 2003
    • Armed Forces Reserve Medal (20 year Award)
    • First Place Resident Essay in Trauma, American College of Surgeons, 1993
    • Resident Award, Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society, 1992
    • Frederick H. Hesser Prize for Excellence in Clinical Neurology, 1990
    • Dean Senior Research Award, 1990
    • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1989
    • Dean Certificate for Outstanding Research Endeavor, Albany Medical College, 1989
    • Samuel L Powers, MD Award for Outstanding Research Endeavor, 1989
    • NIH/PHS National Service Award, 1983-1985
    • Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society, 1981

    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.