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 TOP DOC’s issue in a profile story aptly titled “Smooth Operators.” In addition to recognizing them for inspiring other up-and-coming female neurosurgeons, the article also acknowledges their contributions to the field of neurosurgery.
We are no doubt fortunate to have them affiliated with Barrow and privileged to benefit from their expertise right here in our Valley backyard!
Click here to read the full PHOENIX Magazine feature about Dr. Bristol and Dr. Snyder.
As a Barrow patient, you can feel confident we’ll exhaust every avenue to arrive at a proper diagnosis and treatment plan customized specifically for you. Request an appointment online and our Patient Navigator will guide you through the next steps.Request an Appointment