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  • Karissa Secora, MPAS

    Physician Assistant
    Headache Disorders (480) 787-2284

    Karissa Secora is a physician assistant in the Jan & Tom Lewis Migraine Treatment Program at Barrow Neurological Institute. She is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

    Ms. Secora’s expertise and research interests include headache disorders. She is a member of the American Headache Society, American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Physician Assistants, and Association of Neurology Physician Assistants.

    Ms. Secora received her master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Concordia University in Wisconsin.

    Fax: (602) 406-6261

    Office Location

    Karissa Secora, MPAS
    240 West Thomas Road, Suite 400
    Phoenix, Arizona 85013

    Education & Training
    • MPAS, Concordia University Wisconsin, 2015
    • BA, Carthage College, Neuroscience, 2012
    Professional Memberships
    • American Academy of Neurology
    • American Academy of Physician Assistants
    • Association of Neurology Physician Assistants
    • American Headache Society
    Honors and Awards
    • 2018 Physician Assistant of the Year, Arizona State Association of Physician Assistants
    • National Headache Foundation, Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine
    • Class Vice President, PA Program, Concordia University, 2015
    • Nu Rho Psi Honors Neuroscience Fraternity
    • Honorary Epsilon Chapter of Beta Beta Beta (Honors Biology Fraternity)
    • Athletic Director Honor Roll
    Selected Publications
    1. Robblee J, Secora KA, Alhilali LM, Knievel KL. Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension. Pract Neurol. May 2020.

    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.