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Thank you, Dr. Sanai

Our patients enter Barrow’s doors with a myriad of neurological issues that require varying degrees of treatment and care.  That’s why the Barrow team prides itself on approaching each patient’s care with expertise and compassion.  After receiving top-notch care from our team, one grateful family’s matriarch was able to celebrate her 91st birthday and attend […]

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The Medical Memory Helps Ensure Clear Communication for Barrow Patients & Caregivers in the Wake of Alarming New Study

A newly released study, which was recently reported on CBS News, found that preventable medical errors due in part to poor doctor-patient communication are the third leading cause of death in the United States! Watch CBS News story on the study Stress and emotions typically run high for patients and their loved ones following a […]

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May is National Physical Fitness Month– Find out How Our Team of Wellness Experts Can Help You Keep Your Health on Track for the Long Term!

May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month – a great reason to renew that resolution to get fit!  In fact, the American College of Sports Medicine proclaims that exercise is medicine! Is an injury or painful condition preventing you from staying active?  If so, consider coming to see us about our physician-supervised Wellness Program, […]

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Dr. John Wanebo Shows Sonoran Living Viewers How Technological Advances Are Benefitting Brain and Spine Patients

Neurosurgeon Dr. John Wanebo appeared on ABC 15’s Sonoran Living to provide viewers with insight on how he and his colleagues at Barrow Brain and Spine are using a wide range of cutting-edge neurosurgery techniques in order to treat patients with complex brain and spine conditions. Watch video clip In order to deliver a world-class patient […]

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PHOENIX Magazine’s 2016 TOP DOC’s Issue Spotlights Female Barrow Surgeons Dr. Ruth Bristol and Dr. Laura Snyder

Women account for anywhere from 46 to 60 percent of medical school graduates in the U.S., but only 5 percent of board-certified neurosurgeons, according to the National Institutes of Health. Therefore, we are proud to see, Barrow’s Ruth Bristol, a pediatric neurosurgeon, and Laura Snyder, a specialist in minimally invasive spine surgery, featured in the […]

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