Deep Brain Stimulation Experts in Phoenix, Arizona
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a surgical treatment for people with Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, and dystonia that involves placing an electrode in a targeted area of the brain. The electrode is connected to a "pacemaker" and an electrical current is sent from the pacemaker to the electrode to help control symptoms.
The DBS Program at Barrow Neurological Institute, located in Phoenix, Arizona, is a leader in the use of DBS to treat movement disorders. Our neurosurgeons and neurologists were involved in early clinical trials of the therapy and thus have deep experience that is hard to find in the emerging field of neuromodulation.
In addition, Barrow was recently the recipient of a generous donation that will allow us to innovate by researching other uses for neuromodulation technology like DBS and continuing to conduct clinical trials.
Before you can become a candidate for DBS surgery at Barrow Neurological Institute, you will need to obtain a referral from your neurologist or primary care physician. Our staff will then evaluate you to see if the therapy can work for you.
How can we help you?
For more information, please call (602) 406-3865 or E-mail BarrowDBS@dignityhealth.org.
Barrow Neurological Institute
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
350 West Thomas Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85013
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