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  • David Wilson, MD

    David Wilson, MD, is a neurosurgeon at Barrow Neurological Institute. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

    Dr. Wilson’s expertise includes the treatment of cranial tumors using minimally invasive cranial techniques. He also specializes in the treatment of spinal tumors and degenerative spinal disorders, including disc herniation, myelopathy, and stenosis. He is a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

    Dr. Wilson earned his medical degree from the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his neurosurgery residency at Barrow Neurological Institute and a fellowship in endoscopic and skull base neurosurgery at the Centre for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, Australia.

    Dr. Wilson’s primary research interests include international neurosurgery and the role of neurosurgery in the developing world.

    Bryan Lee, MD

    Bryan Lee, MD, is a neurosurgeon in the Department of Neurosurgery at Barrow Neurological Institute.

    Dr. Lee specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery and complex spinal deformity correction. He treats spinal deformities, spinal degenerative diseases, cranial and spinal trauma, and spinal tumors. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, AOSpine North America, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the North American Spine Society.

    Dr. Lee earned his medical degree from the Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California. He completed his residency in neurosurgery and a fellowship in spine surgery at Cleveland Clinic.

    Dr. Lee’s research interests include comparative analyses of clinical outcome data to optimize health-related quality of life in patients and clinical and biomechanical studies of the latest technology to treat complex spinal diseases.

    To request an appointment with Dr. Lee, please call (623) 562-5050.

    Rory Murphy, MD

    Rory Murphy, MD, is a neurosurgeon in the Department of Neurosurgery at Barrow Neurological Institute.

    Dr. Murphy’s clinical practice focuses on complex cranial and spinal pathologies including tumors, spinal cord compression, and peripheral nerve surgery. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, AO Spine, the Congress of Neurosurgeons, and the AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves.

    Dr. Murphy earned his medical degree from University College Cork in Ireland. He completed his neurosurgery residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, which is affiliated with Washington University in St. Louis, and a clinical fellowship in functional neurosurgery at the University of California-San Francisco.

    Dr. Murphy is active in translational cervical spinal cord injury research. He is the site principal investigator for the Department of Defense Cervical Spinal Cord Injury Trial and previously served as a PI for the Missouri Spinal Cord Injury Research Program. His research has been published in Nature, Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, and Spine. 

    To request an appointment with Dr. Murphy, please call (623) 562-5050.

    Juan Uribe, MD

    Juan Uribe, MD, is chief of the division of spinal disorders, Volker Sonntag chair of spine research, and vice chairman of neurosurgery at Barrow Neurological Institute. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

    Dr. Uribe’s expertise includes the surgical treatment of scoliosis, spinal trauma, and spinal tumors, particularly with minimally invasive techniques. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, North American Spine Society, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Society of Lateral Access Surgery, and Scoliosis Research Society.

    Dr. Uribe earned his medical degree from Instituto Superior de Ciencias de la Salud in Colombia, where he also completed a residency in neurosurgery at Hospital San Vicente de Paul.  He also completed a neurosurgery residency at the University of South Florida and a spine surgery fellowship at the University of Miami.

    His research interests include anatomical, biomechanical, and clinical studies of applying minimally invasive spine surgery to complex degenerative disease, traumatic injuries, and tumors.

    For more information or to request an appointment, please call (602) 406-3181.

    View Dr. Uribe’s curriculum vitae here.

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