Barrow is First Center to Implant New DBS System

In January, Barrow Neurological Institute became the first center to surgically implant a new deep brain stimulation (DBS) system by Boston Scientific. Dr. Francisco Ponce, director of the DBS Program at Barrow, performed the procedure….

Barrow Parkinson’s Patient, Wife Say DBS Surgery Changed Their Lives

This article features a Barrow patient whose surgery was streamed live online as part of our efforts to advance the knowledge and practice of medicine in the neurosciences. Surgical video is a valuable educational tool…

Barrow Parkinson’s Patient Calls DBS Surgery ‘Life-Changing’

Bill Barta was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease several years ago and had lost use of his right arm. He feared he wouldn’t be able to walk his teenage daughter down the aisle someday. Barta underwent…

Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center Strives to Offer Clinical Research for All

The Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix is expanding the amount of clinical trials and research studies available so that eventually every patient will have the ability to qualify for and…

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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.