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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…

Study: Reducing Complications in Hospitalized Parkinson’s Patients

Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center Director Dr. Holly Shill and movement disorders fellow Dr. Sana Aslam are investigating ways for hospitals to reduce the number of incorrect medications given to hospitalized Parkinson’s disease patients. According to…

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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.