Photograph of Dr. John Wanebo, MD, a neurosurgeon based in Phoenix, Arizona who specializes in the treatment of brain tumors, aneurysms, and more.

Dr. John Wanebo


MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine

BS, Mathematics, United States Naval Academy

Internship, National Naval Medical Center

General Medical Officer, Naval Support Force Antarctica

Residencies and Fellowships

Residency, Washington University School of Medicine, Neurosurgery
Residency, National Naval Medical Center, Neurosurgery

Fellowship, Barrow Neurological Institute, Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery

Board Certifications

American Board of Neurological Surgeons


  • Aneurysm and Blood Vessel Disorder Treatment
  • Brain Tumor Treatment
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS)
  • Radiosurgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia Treatment

Dr. Wanebo's Philosophy

"I’m very careful with every step of every procedure and patient encounter. I’m also ready to adapt and improve my practice, as new techniques become available, to give the best to my patients."


Berg Prize, Residents Day Symposium, Department of Neurology and Neurological Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
Augustus McCravey Resident Paper Award (First Place Clinical Paper), Southern Neurosurgical Society Meeting
First Place, Basic Science Paper Award, Southern Neurosurgical Society Meeting
Cox Fund French Language Scholarship, United States Naval Academy

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

Telephone: (480) 425-8004
Fax: (602) 294-8263

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