Photograph of Dr. Peter Nakaji, MD, a Phoenix-based neurosurgeon specialized in the treatment of brain tumors, diseases, and disorders.

Dr. Peter Nakaji

Residencies and Fellowships

Residency, UCSD Division of Neurological Surgery, San Diego School of Medicine

Fellowship, Barrow Neurological Institute – cerebrovascular/skull base surgery

Board Certifications

American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Brain Aneurysm Treatment
  • Arteriovenous Malformation Treatment
  • Blood Vessel Disorder Treatment
  • Moya Moya Disease Treatment
  • Brain Tumor Treatment
  • Endoscopic Cranial Surgery
  • Skull Base Tumor Treatment
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia Treatment
  • Pituitary Tumor Treatment
  • Acoustic Neuroma Treatment
  • Carotid Stenosis Treatment
  • Cavernous Malformations

Dr. Nakaji's Philosophy


Leading neurosurgeon in the United States for his expertise in vascular, tumor, endoscopic and minimally invasive neurosurgery

Pioneer in area of neuroendoscopy for “keyhole” treatment of conditions such as Trigeminal Neuralgia and Colloid Cysts

Respected authority for the treatment of aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVM), cavernous malformations, moyamoya disease, extracranial-intracranial bypass, and carotid artery disease

Director of the Neurosurgery Residency Program at Barrow Neurological Institute, the largest neurosurgery residency program in North America

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Fax: (602) 406-3257

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