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Then and Now: Barrow Celebrates 57th Anniversary

With a single operating room and a total of 52 beds, Barrow Neurological Institute officially opened its doors on Sunday, Sept. 23, 1962. It began with a donation from Charles Barrow, a coal magnate whose…

Drs. Michael Lawton, Robert Spetzler Discuss Dexterity with New York Times

Medical schools in the United States and Britain say they’ve noticed a decline in the manual dexterity of students and residents. Dr. Robert Spetzler, emeritus chair of neurosurgery at Barrow Neurological Institute, spoke to the┬áNew…

Dr. Robert Spetzler’s Last Chief Residents Reflect on Experiences at Barrow

During his 30-year tenure as president and CEO of Barrow Neurological Institute, Dr. Robert Spetzler has trained about 200 residents and fellows in neurosurgery. His retirement this summer coincides with the start of a new…

Dr. Robert Spetzler Talks Neurosurgery with KJZZ

  Neurosurgeon Dr. Robert Spetzler, who is retiring this summer after more than 30 years of leading Barrow Neurological Institute, sat down with KJZZ to talk about his career. Dr. Spetzler discussed the changes he…

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.