Photograph of Dr. Laura Snyder, MD, a Phoenix-based neurosurgeon spcializing in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery.

Dr. Laura Snyder


BS, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
MD, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Residencies and Fellowships

Residency: Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ

Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Fellowship: Complex Spine Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ

Board Certifications

American Board of Neurological Surgeons


  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Tumor Treatment
  • Spinal Stenosis Treatment
  • Disc Herniation Treatment
  • Degenerative Disc Disease Treatment
  • Spinal Instability Treatment
  • Cranio-Cervical Instability Treatment
  • Robotic Surgery

Dr. Snyder's Philosophy

"I strive for excellence in patient care, surgical precision, and the development of new technology. At the end of the day, I want to see my patients back to work, playing with their families, engaging in their athletic endeavors, and living the lives they want to live."


AANS/CNS Spine and Peripheral Nerve Executive Committee Young Neurosurgeons Liaison

AANS/CNS Women in Neurosurgery Executive Committee Member

AANS Young Neurosurgeons Committee Member

Research Award of the Arizona Neurosurgical Society

Resident Physician Excellence in Patient Care Award

AOA Honors Society

What You'll Need to Schedule an Appointment

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  • Imaging Report
  • Pertinent Medical Records
  • Demographics
  • Insurance Card(s)
  • Referral (if required)

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Fax: (602) 294-8287

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