Arizona Brain Injury Doctors
Doctors specializing in treating traumatic brain injuries include neurologists and physiatrists—medical doctors especially trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Psychologists are also important parts of the TBI medical team. Neuropsychologists understand the functioning of the brain and how it relates to the behavioral changes frequently seen in traumatic brain injury; these specialists can be a tremendous help to patients with TBI and to their families who must cope with the changes in their loved one’s behavior.
We have tried to make this list of doctors treating traumatic brain injury in Arizona as complete as possible, but it is not exhaustive. The institutes listed can refer you to other specialists if needed.
Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Doctors
Doctors from several specialties are involved in treating spinal cord injuries. Neurologists specialize in treating the central nervous system, which includes the brain and spinal cord. Physiatrists are doctors certified in physical rehabilitation medicine. Orthopedic surgeons work on the skeletal structure and many specialize in treating spinal cord injury.
The mental and emotional aspects of a spinal cord injury cannot be overlooked. Neuropsychologists study the functioning of the brain and how it interacts with psychological factors to influence behavior. A neuropsychologist can be particularly helpful in assisting in the emotional adjustment of an SCI patient who has also experienced a brain injury.
We have attempted to make the following list of doctors treating spinal cord injuries in Arizona as complete as possible, but it is not exhaustive. The institutes listed can refer you to other specialist if needed.
Numerous neurologists are affiliated with St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix; St. Joseph’s is home of the world-famous Barrow Neurological Institute. We have listed some of the Institute’s most prominent specialists. For more information, visit the St. Joseph’s Web site:https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.