Meet Noriko Tateuchi: DBS Nurse in the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center

Noriko Tateuchi doesn’t shy away from a new challenge, whether it’s jumping into a new nursing role or taking up ice hockey as an adult. Tateuchi is a deep brain stimulation (DBS) nurse in the…

Dr. Francisco Ponce Celebrates 1000th DBS Surgery

Barrow Neurological Institute neurosurgeon Francisco Ponce, MD, has reached an impressive surgical milestone, performing his 1,000th groundbreaking Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) procedure for a Parkinson’s patient who traveled to Barrow in Phoenix from Reno. Dr….

U.S. News & World Report: Barrow a Top Center for Neurology and Neurosurgery

(PHOENIX – July 30, 2019) – Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center has been rated as Arizona’s top nationally-ranked medical center in the category of neurology and neurosurgery in…

Study: Warm Weather Does Not Worsen Low Blood Pressure in Parkinson’s Patients

Neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (NOH), or an abnormal drop in blood pressure when changing positions, is a common condition in people with Parkinson’s disease. Warm weather has been thought to make the condition worse, but few…

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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.